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Vrooman, Adam/van Olinda, P. Petition to purchase a tract of land

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.04931 Author/Creator: Vrooman, Adam/van Olinda, P. Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript document Date: [n.d.] Pagination: 1p. + docket 31.6 x 19.8 Order a Copy

The petitioners Adam Vrooman and P. van Olinda ask the Mayor and Aldermen if they may purchase a tract of land currently used by Indians, as it would be a convenient settlement for their children.

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