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Trumbull, Jonathon to Ezekiel Williams re: the exchange of prisoners taken on Long Island

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06902 Author/Creator: Trumbull, Jonathon Place Written: Lebanon Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1777/07/15 Pagination: 1 p. + addr + docket 30.1 x 19.2 cm

Address leaf is damaged. Docketed on back of letter.

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