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Richard Peters letter to George Stevenson


Held at: University of Delaware Library Special Collections [Contact Us]181 South College Avenue, Newark, DE 19717-5267

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Provincial Secretary of Pennsylvania, Richard Peters, wrote this one-page handwritten and signed letter to Dover surveyor, George Stevenson, requesting a survey of land in St. Georges Hundred, New Castle County, Delaware, for Leonard Humphrys, on May 16, 1747. Includes watermark.

Box 2, F0041: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0098 manuscript boxes

A digitized copy of the letter is available at the University of Delaware Digital Institutional Repository.

Gift, August 1995.

Processed and encoded by George Apodaca, June 2015.

University of Delaware Library Special Collections
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University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Finding Aid Date
2015 June 1
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Collection Inventory

Richard Peters letter to George Stevenson, 1747 May 16.
Box 2 Folder F0041
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