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Collection Reference Number GLC02503.07
From Archive Folder Stamp Act Congress: 23 letters and documents by members 
Title Authorizing William Cochburn to act as Thomas Leslie's attorney
Date 16 January 1765
Author Leslie, Thomas (fl. 1765)  
Document Type Legal document
Content Description Witnessed and signed by John Cruger and David Thomson. Partially printed document in which Thomas Leslie grants power of attorney to William Cochburn. Leslie needed Cochburn to help him obtain the fifty acres of land he had been granted for his service in Great Britain's army.
Subjects Law  Land Transaction  Military History  Global History and Civics  Soldier's Pay  Finance  
People Leslie, Thomas (fl. 1765)  Cruger, John (1710-1791)  
Theme Government & Politics; Law
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Cruger was a member of the Stamp Act Congress.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859