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Pope, Sarah, fl. 1669 Land petition.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07954 Author/Creator: Pope, Sarah, fl. 1669 Place Written: Plymouth Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1669/06/01 Pagination: 1 p. 19.8 x 31.7 cm Order a Copy

Petition for one of the first English children born in the New World, signed by Sarah Pope, a passenger aboard the third ship to arrive at Plymouth, the Anne.

Pope, Sarah, fl. 1669

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