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Wendel, Johannes Order for investigation into the drowning of Gerrit Hendrikse

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.04871 Author/Creator: Wendel, Johannes Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1685/10/01 Pagination: 1p. + docket 31.3 x 19.7

People: Wendel, Johannes
Hendrikse, Gerrit

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: DeathLawCrime

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