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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03769.038 Author/Creator: Place Written: New Jersey Type: Autograph document signed Date: 7 October 1742 Pagination: 1 p. ; 18.5 x 16 cm. Order a Copy

difficult to read but probably a legal document

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