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Berkeley, William (fl. 1674) [Land grant to George Curtis].

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02468.05 Author/Creator: Berkeley, William (fl. 1674) Place Written: Jamestown, Virginia Type: Document signed Date: 26 January 1674 Pagination: 1 sheet 25 x 37 cm

Summary of Content: Written in the Elizabethan secretarial hand. Signed as Royal Governor and Captain General of Virginia.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Government and CivicsLand TransactionImmigration and Migration

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