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Vroman, Adam "The humble Peticion of Adam Vroman"

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02015 Author/Creator: Vroman, Adam Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript document Date: 1688/06/05 Pagination: 1p. + docket 31.6 x 19.8 cm

Summary of Content: Vroman explains to the Mayor and Aldermen of Albany that a number of years ago a Mohawk Sachem gave him a tract of land, which is now included in a grant by the county of Albany to purchase another piece of land. Vroman therefore asks if he may retain a portion of this land, which he is willing to pay for in some manner.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Government and CivicsAmerican Indian HistoryLand TransactionFinance

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