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Washington, George (1732-1799) Bill for surveying and patenting land grant French & Indian War

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01963 Author/Creator: Washington, George (1732-1799) Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1774/01/25 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Document signed for claim against James Ludlow with another Washington document, cosigned by William Crawford 2/25/1774, assigning the debt to Crawford.

People: Washington, George, 1732-1799.
Crawford, William, 1732-1782.

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Keywords/Subjects: President French and Indian War, Debt, Finance, Land Transaction, Military History, Surveying, Law

Sub Era: Road to Revolution