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Unknown [Burial of Samuel Waldo]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.09210 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document Date: 31 May 1759 Pagination: 4 p. : docket ; 26 x 19.1 cm.

Summary of Content: An announcement of General Samuel Waldo's death. The notice describes the history of Waldo's death and the location of his burial. Noted on last page, "Printed in the N.Y. Historical & Genealogical Register for October 1882."

People: Waldo, Samuel, 1695-1759

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: DeathWaldo Patent

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