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Curriculum Materials: The Kearny Deed

The Kearny Deed
From: American Stories Curriculum
Learning by Doing: A Deed for New Jersey

This deed, for the land on which present-day Kearny, New Jersey is located, is one of the oldest New Jersey deeds of purchase of land from Native Americans that exists in its original document form. It represents one of many such transactions that took place in the early years of European colonization in North America.

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