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Van Nikus Jans, Ontwerp Testament

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00947 Author/Creator: Van Nikus Jans, Ontwerp Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Manuscript document Date: 19 December 1712 Pagination: 2p. + docket 32.6 x 2.6 cm

Summary of Content: Personal will and testament of [Ontwerp van Nikus Jans].

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: EstateDeathChildren and Family

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