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Bradstreet, Simon (fl. 1673) Elizabeth Stevenes widow being now in the 60 year of my age.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05534 Author/Creator: Bradstreet, Simon (fl. 1673) Place Written: s.l. Type: Document signed Date: 16 April 1673 Pagination: 1 p. 20.3 x 15 cm

Deposition sworn before Bradstreet concerning the medical mis-treatment of her brother's son Samuel.

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