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Douglas, Asa (fl. 1762-1768) Lease of land to Benjamin Everts

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.04752 Author/Creator: Douglas, Asa (fl. 1762-1768) Place Written: Canaan, Conn. Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 28 December 1762 Pagination: 1p. + docket 18.5 x 15.3

People: Douglas, Asa
Everts, Benjamin

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: LandLand TransactionContractLandlord and Tenant

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