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Richard Goodright court document


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Handwritten court document detailing a suit brought by Sussex County, Delaware, resident Richard Goodwright against Thomas Thrustout for Peter Marsh's unlawful entry of Goodright's rented land and subsequent ejection of Goodwright as the tenant before the end of his rental term. The document includes the signature of William Peery, a member of the United States Continental Congress from Delaware and a Revolutionary War commander for a Lewes, Delaware, militia.

Box 2, F0034: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0098 manuscript boxes

Finding aid encoded by Tiffany Saulter, August 2015.

University of Delaware Library Special Collections
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University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Finding Aid Date
2015 August 27
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Richard Goodright court document, 1789 November.
Box 2 Folder F0034

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