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Winthrop, John, 1588-1649 Patience Wilsons bill present unto the honoured court 29 (2) 1647.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05583 Author/Creator: Winthrop, John, 1588-1649 Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Autograph manuscript signed Date: 29 February 1647 Pagination: 1 p. + docket 16.3 x 20 cm Order a Copy

Also signed by Will Colbron, John Jackson, and Speaker of the House Joseph Sills. An itemized bill for an addition to the prison. Docketed. Signed on the verso as Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Winthrop refers the bill to Magistrate Johnson and Speaker of the Committee William Best.

Winthrop, John, 1588-1649

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