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Peyster, Abraham de (ca. d. 1768) Obligations of the Assembly after the death of the Earl of Bellomont

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.04934 Author/Creator: Peyster, Abraham de (ca. d. 1768) Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Manuscript Date: 1701/04/14 Pagination: 7p. + docket 36.3 x 24.0

Summary of Content: The manuscript states that since the death of the Earl of Bellomont, William Smith has claimed to be his successor, but has only hindered the work of the Assembly. Smith has delayed the realization of Bellomont's work, and the Assembly calls for his greater cooperation so that they may accomplish their work. The Assembly then made a list of outstanding obligations to be seen to immediately. The paper was signed by Abraham de Peyster, Samuel Staats, Robert Walters, and Thomas Weaver. Marked as a copy.

People: Peyster, Abraham de, ca. d. 1768
Staats, Samuel
Walters, Robert
Weaver, Thomas

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Legislative BodiesDeathGovernment and CivicsPoliticsElection

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