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1Author:  Miller, PeterRequires cookie*
 Title:  Register Book H, 1765-1777     
 Dates:  1765-1777 
 Abstract:  The Peter Miller deposition book contains a wealth of information about the social life of Philadelphia. Miller was a notary public in the city and had many people appear before him on a variety of matters. The depositions can occasionally provide intriguing details about events and litigation that happened in Philadelphia. One deposition describes a controversy over a rotten tobacco shipment, while others deal with personal disputes over debts. Some of the depositions are in German, providing insight on the German community within Philadelphia.

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 Call #:  Mss.347.96.M615 
 Extent:  1 volume(s) 
 Topics:  Philadelphia History 
 Genre:  Legal Records 
 Subjects:  Legal documents. | Notaries -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.