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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.09911 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document Date: circa 1660 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 31.7 x 20 cm.

Summary of Content: Transcription of a deed from Ferdinand Gorges to sell land in New England to George Cleeve and Richard Tucker. States the deed was dated 27 January 1686 and recorded 26 June 1660. The former year is a mistranscription; historical records date the original deed to 1636.

People: Cleeve, George, fl. 1686
Georges, Ferdinando, fl. 1686
Tucker, Richard, fl. 1686

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Land Transaction

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