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Russell, William (fl. 1816) Reciept

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02924.063 Author/Creator: Russell, William (fl. 1816) Place Written: Dartmouth Township, Massachusetts Type: Autograph document signed Date: 14 December 1816 Pagination: 1 p. ; 10.5 x 18.4 cm.

Summary of Content: Assets gained in grandfathers will

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Land TransactionChildren and FamilyEstate

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