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Zenger, John P. (1697-1746) to James Alexander re: gratitude to attorney 2 years after trial and aquittal

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07652 Author/Creator: Zenger, John P. (1697-1746) Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1737/05/06 Pagination: 1 p. + docket 14 x 18.8 cm

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Summary of Content: "The Service it did me was great for that compleated my Deliverance..."

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: LawJournalism

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