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Colonial governors: 23 letters & docs [decimalized]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02468 Author/Creator: Place Written: [various places] Type: Header Record Date: 1624-1770 Pagination: 1 engraving ; b&w ; 19.6 x 13 cm + 1 engraving ; b&w ; 20 X 15 cm + 1 engraving ; b&w ; 19.2 x 12.5 cm

Summary of Content: [decimalized 02468.01-02468.23] 1 black and white bust engraving of Jonathan Belcher, governor of Massachusetts (GLC02468.02). 1 black and white bust engraving of Richard Bellomont, governor of Massachusetts (GLC02468.04) 1 black and white bust engraving of Francis Bernard, governor of Massachusetts (GLC02468.06)


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Government and Civics

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