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Lovelace, Fran. (fl. 1672) Order that the grand excise be paid on European imports of brandy, wine, rum, & distilled liquor

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.04853 Author/Creator: Lovelace, Fran. (fl. 1672) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Manuscript signed Date: 25 October 1672 Pagination: 2p. + docket 32.5 x 21.3

People: Lovelace, Fran

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: LawGovernment and CivicsTaxes or TaxationFinanceMerchants and TradeCommerceAlcohol

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