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Forbs, Elijha (fl. 1757) Deed of ore hill at Salisbury to Jedadiah Moore

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.04748 Author/Creator: Forbs, Elijha (fl. 1757) Place Written: Canaan, Conn. Type: Manuscript document Date: 1757/10/22 Pagination: 1p.+ docket 31.2 x 18.9

People: Forbs, Elijha

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: MiningIndustryContractLand Transaction

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