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Decker, Isaac (fl. 1785) Sale of farm at Taghkanic to William Shoock, Jr.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.03581 Author/Creator: Decker, Isaac (fl. 1785) Place Written: [Manor of Livingston, New York] Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1785/05/05 Pagination: 1p. + docket 30.8 x 18.9 cm

Summary of Content: Isaac Decker signed with his mark. Also signed by William Shoock.


Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Land TransactionContractFinance

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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