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Pynchon, John "The charges of apprehending and securing Cockcatammuy & Callaquomy..."

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00004 Author/Creator: Pynchon, John Place Written: Springfield, Massachusetts Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1673/12/12 Pagination: 1 p. 20.2 x 15.5 cm

Summary of Content: An Itemized bill of expenses incurred in the capture and incarceration of two Native Americans.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: FinanceGovernment and CivicsAmerican Indian HistoryPrisoner

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