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West, Stephen [Report of a meeting held at the town house].

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02924.037 Author/Creator: West, Stephen Place Written: Dartmouth Township, Massachusetts Type: Document signed Date: 12 February 1731 Pagination: 2 p. + docket

The subject of the meeting is a meadow beside Cedar Swamp. Attested as a true copy and signed as Clerk of the Township of Dartmouth.

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