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Lee, Jared (fl. 1768) Testimony of Cornelius Dunham

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.04764 Author/Creator: Lee, Jared (fl. 1768) Place Written: Farmington, [Conn.] Type: Autograph document signed Date: 1768/03/09 Pagination: 1p. + docket 15.6 x 20.1

Summary of Content: The Justice of the Peace, Jared Lee, recorded Cornelius Dunham's testimony. Cornelius Dunham stated that after his father's death, he saved most of the deceased man's papers, but discarded those that had been damaged and rendered illegible by water.

People: Lee, Jared
Dunham, Cornelius
Dunham, Gideon

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: JudiciaryDeathEstateChildren and Family

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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