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Winslow, Isaac (1709-1777) [Certificate]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.10413 Author/Creator: Winslow, Isaac (1709-1777) Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 22 April 1749 Pagination: 1 p. ; 37.2 x 22.8 cm.

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Summary of Content: Certifies that all of the signers were present at a court hearing which found Samuel Waldo "guilty of Injustice, unfaithfullness [sic] in his Trust, Fraud & Cruelty in refusing to make due Payments to [diverted ?] Persons..." Also mentions William Shirley. Signed by James Allen, Nathaniel Bethune, Samuel Cary, Isaac Winslow, and others.

People: Allen, James, fl. 1746-1749
Bethune, Nathaniel, fl. 1749
Cary, Samuel, fl. 1749
Winslow, Isaac, 1709-1777
Shirley, William, 1694-1771
Waldo, Samuel, 1695-1759

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: LawForgery and FraudFinanceWaldo PatentLand TransactionBoundary or Property Dispute

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