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Rowland, David (1719-1794) [Arbitration in the case of defamation between Micah Perry and Solomon Sturgis]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02503.19 Author/Creator: Rowland, David (1719-1794) Place Written: Fairfield, Connecticut Type: Document signed Date: 15 March 1763 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 31 x 19 cm.

Also signed by John Read and David Allen, as co-arbitrators. Awards a judgment of fifteen pounds to the petitioners.

Rowland later served as a member of the Stamp Act Congress.

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