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Dwight, Timothy, Jr. (fl. 1760) Oath of allegiance to King George II

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06948 Author/Creator: Dwight, Timothy, Jr. (fl. 1760) Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Document signed Date: 1760 ca. Pagination: 1 p. 31.3 x 19.1 cm

Summary of Content: Dwight would later be President of Yale University. Document has mold and water damage.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: OathGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsEducation

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