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Collection Reference Number GLC07044
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1788 
Title Document written by John Hancock regarding 300,000 acres of western territory agreed to be ceded by state of New York
Date 1 April 1788
Author Hancock, John (1737-1793)  
Additional authors Adams, Samuel (1722-1803)
Document Type Government document; Land transaction document
Content Description Also discusses funds for "extinguishing by purchase the claims of the native Indians". Clerical signatures of Hancock and Samuel Adams. Noted by John Avery Jr. as a "True Copy"
Subjects American Statesmen  American Indian History  Land Transaction  Government and Civics  Westward Expansion  
People Hancock, John (1737-1793)  Adams, Samuel (1722-1803)  Avery, John (1739-1806)  
Place written Boston, [?]
Theme Native Americans; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859