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Howard, Samuel (fl. 1738) [Petition]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.08884 Author/Creator: Howard, Samuel (fl. 1738) Place Written: Lincoln, Maine Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 12 April 1738 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Petition regarding the settling of the eastern lands and relations with the Indians. Include two notes, the first dated 13 May 1738 which includes a list an additional list of names to the original group of petitioners and the second dated Falmouth 19 May 1738 from Joshua Moody, also with a list of names.

People: Alexander, John, fl. 1738.
Howard, Samuel, fl. 1738.
Moody, Joshua, fl. 1736-1738.
Oneen, John, fl. 1738.
Paine, Hugh, fl. 1738.
Waldo, Samuel, 1695-1759.

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Keywords/Subjects: Land Transaction, Falmouth Patent, American Indian History, Immigration and Migration, Petition, Waldo Patent, Government and Civics, Boundary or Property Dispute

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