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Jacobse, Ryer, fl. 1687 to Thomas Dongan

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01999 Author/Creator: Jacobse, Ryer, fl. 1687 Place Written: Schenectady, New York Type: Letter Date: 1687/07/17 Pagination: 1p. : address leaf : docket ; 33.4 x 21.3 cm Order a Copy

Jacobse writes of a recent battle between the French and Indians, and gives speculated casualty counts. Docket notes that this is a translation of the original.

Dongan, Thomas, 1634-1715

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