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Delano, Jonathan (fl. 1701-1717) [Copy of a report of a meeting held in Dartmouth Township on 28 January 1717].

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02924.026 Author/Creator: Delano, Jonathan (fl. 1701-1717) Place Written: Dartmouth Township, Massachusetts Bay Colony Type: Document signed Date: 28 January 1717 Pagination: 1 p. + docket

Summary of Content: Christopher and Robert Gifford had neglected to take up lands. The committee ordered the lands to be surveyed. Attested as "a true coppie of a coppie" and signed as Clerk of the Township of Dartmouth.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Land TransactionGovernment and CivicsSurveying

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