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Van Horne, Cornelius "Way Book of flower Cornell & Butter sold by Cornelius Van Horne . . .

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01776 Author/Creator: Van Horne, Cornelius Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Manuscript document Date: 1726/07/18-1726/08/19 Pagination: 18p. 15.6 x 10.1 cm

. . . for Acct. of Robt: Livingston from the 18 July 1726 to the 19 August 1726."

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