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Coker, Thomas (fl. 1686-1678) Declaration of charges against Johannes de Peyster in the court at Albany

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.04869 Author/Creator: Coker, Thomas (fl. 1686-1678) Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript signed Date: 1678/04/15 Pagination: 2p. + docket 31.0 x 20.1 Order a Copy

Thomas Coker asked the court to induce Johannes de Peyster to pay an overdue debt, in addition to damages incurred by the delay.

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