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This legal document, between William Livingston of New York City and William, Earle of Sterling (aka William Alexander, Lord Sterling), for land in the Orange County, NY, called Cheescocks. Names included: Anne Bridges, Henry Ten Eyck, Dirk Vanderburgh, John Cholwell, Christopher Denne, Major Lancaster Syms, and John Merit, as well as surveyor Charles Clinton. The indenture was signed by William Livingston ("Governor of New Jersey" written later in pencil) and was signed in the presence of Evert Bancker Jr. and Gerard Bancker.
William Livingston (1723-1790), William Alexander, also known as William, Earle of Sterling, and Lord Sterling (1726-1783)
New York, New York
Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 1
Livingston, William, and William Alexander. William Livingston with William Earle of Stirling, March 22, 1764. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1760s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1760s/2
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