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At the Institute’s core is the Gilder Lehrman Collection, one of the great archives in American history. More than 85,000 items cover five hundred years of American history, from Columbus’s 1493 letter describing the New World through the end of the twentieth century.

letter seal, separated

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03769.033.01 Author/Creator: Place Written: s.l. Type: Object Date: 31 January 1759 Pagination: 1 p. ; 10.2 x 9.4 cm. Order a Copy

for William Denny

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