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Leisler, Jacob, fl. 1689-1700 Commission for a Justice of the Peace [copy]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00165 Author/Creator: Leisler, Jacob, fl. 1689-1700 Place Written: Lake George, New York Type: Manuscript document Date: 1689/12/28 Pagination: 1p. + docket 31.5 x 19.6 cm Order a Copy

Leisler appoints Roger Jacobson to the position of Jusice of the Peace. Certified as a true copy by Robert Livingston. Written at Fort William Henry.

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