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Robert Livingston, Jr. & Jacob Slaughter Lease of land in Dutchess County to Jacob Slaughter

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02723 Author/Creator: Robert Livingston, Jr. & Jacob Slaughter Place Written: New York, New York Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1745/03/03 Pagination: 1p. + docket 33 x 21.2 cm

The document outlines the length and terms of the lease between Robert Livingston, Jr. and Jacob Slaughter.

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