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Indenture of Peter van Dyck and Cornelia, his Wife, Documenting the Administration of Margrieta van Varick's Estate
September 4, 1719
Pen and ink on paper, wax
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The subject was the youngest son of John Cook Halsey (1793-1837) of New York. He was named after Wilson Price Hunt, whom his father accompanied on an expedition to the West and down the Columbia River in 1811-12.
Gift of Herbert D. Halsey
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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