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Unknown [Execution of an estate]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.09000 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 7 May 1760 Pagination: 2 p. ; 31.5 x 19.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Announcement of a marriage and provisions for children.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: EstateMarriageChildren and Family

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