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[Land grant for Benjamin Rush in Mifflin Co., Pa. and Thomas Mifflin]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04842.31 Author/Creator: Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Header Record Date: 24 April 1795 Pagination: 2 items.

Summary of Content: Land grant signed by Thomas Mifflin as Governor of Pennsylvania and portrait engraving of Thomas Mifflin.

People: Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800
Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Land TransactionGeography and Natural HistoryFinanceContinental Congress

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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