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James, Duke of York (fl. 1680) Appointment of John Levin to be the agent and servant in New York

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.04858 Author/Creator: James, Duke of York (fl. 1680) Place Written: Windsor, [England] Type: Manuscript signed Date: 1680/05/24 Pagination: 2p. + docket 32.8 x 21.0

James Duke of York appointed John Levin to be his agent and servant in New York, and to inquire about rents, profits, and other similar matters.

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