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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|The Livingston Family Papers  1684
|A bill concerning burials
|22 August 1684
|Governor and Council of New York
|"Be it enacted by this Generall Assembly and by the authority of the same that within every parish within this Government there shall be one or more places apoynted for the Buriall of the Dead and before the Corps be Interred there shall be three or four of the neighbours att Least called who may in Case of suspition view the Corps and according to the Desent Custome of Christendom accompany it to the Grave and that no person shall be buried in any other place then those so appoynted ."
|Religion Death Government and Civics Law
|Dongan, Thomas (1634-1715)
|New York, New York
|Religion; Law; Government & Politics
|The Livingston Family Papers
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859