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Livingston, Robert Land Transaction with Major Dirkursses

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00121 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert Place Written: [Albany, New York] Type: Manuscript document Date: 1684/10/26 Pagination: 1 p. 19.9 x 21.4 cm

Livingston conveys unto Maj. Dirkursses a tract of land contained within Roeloff Johnsons Kill occuppied by Jacob Vosburgh's farm. "Agents Letters" printed on verso.

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