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Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Israel Pinkney of the Manor of Pelham, Held in Confinement for Debts in 1769

Please Visit the Historic Pelham Web SiteLocated at http://www.historicpelham.com/.Please Click Here for Index to All Blog Postings.A brief notice that appeared in the June 5, 1769 issue of The New-York Gazette; and the Weekly Mercury sheds light on an unfortunate debtor who lived in the Manor of Pelham at the time. His name was Israel Pinkney. The item suggests that he was held in confinement (

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