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Robbins, Samuel Last will and testament of Samuel Robbins

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.04751 Author/Creator: Robbins, Samuel Place Written: Canaan, Conn. Type: Manuscript Date: 1759/07/12 Pagination: 4p. + docket 33.6 x 21.2

Summary of Content: Part of the will deals with the inheritance of Robbins' ore hill. The document is marked as a copy.

People: Robbins, Samuel

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: EstateDeathLand TransactionMiningIndustry

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