Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Giles Gov. {Land Records} Brent

Male 1606 - 1671  (65 years)


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  • Name Giles Gov. {Land Records} Brent 
    Born 1606  Larke Stoke, Admington, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 31 Aug 1671  "The Retirement" Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I075854  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 Jan 2021 

    Father Richard Brent,   b. 1573, Larke Stoke, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1652, Larke Stoke, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Reed,   b. 1578, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1631, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 1594  Larke Stoke, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F03128  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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      St. Mary's County Circuit Court Land Surveys and Condominium Plats

      St. Thomas, 70 1/2 Acres; Certificate
      Developer/Owner: Brent, Margaret and Mary (no last name listed) 1639 Patent Record 1, p. 31 0 0 MSA S 1598-3186

      St. Thomas, 70 1/2 Acres; Patent
      Developer/Owner: Brent, Margaret and Mary (no last name listed) 1639 Patent Record 1, p. 31 0 0 MSA S 1598-3187

      The Sisters Freehold, 70 1/2 Acres; Certificate
      Developer/Owner: Brent, Mary and Margerite Brent 1639 Patent Record AB and H, p. 63 0 0 MSA S 1598-3341

      The Sisters Freehold, 70 1/2 Acres; Patent
      Developer/Owner: Brent, Mary and Margerite Brent 1639 Patent Record AB and H, p. 64 0 0 MSA S 1598-3342

      Little Thicket, 200 Acres; Certificate
      Developer/Owner: Brent, Giles 1640 Patent Record AB and H, p. 89 0 0 MSA S 1598-2192

      Little Thicket, 200 Acres; Patent
      Developer/Owner: Brent, Giles 1640 Patent Record AB and H, p. 89 0 0 MSA S 1598-2193

      Kent Fort Manor, 1000 Acres; Certificate {mm: Kent Island, Queen Anne County, Md}
      Developer/Owner: Brent, Giles 1640 Patent Record 1, p. 46 0 0 MSA S 1598-2088

      Kent Fort Manor, 1000 Acres; Patent {mm: Kent Island, Queen Anne County, Md}
      Developer/Owner: Brent, Giles 1640 Patent Record 1, p. 46 0 0 MSA S 1598-2089

      Kent Fort, Mannor of, 1000 Acres; Certificate {mm: Kent Island, Queen Anne County, Md}
      Developer/Owner: Brent, Giles 1640 Patent Record AB and H, p. 70 0 0 MSA S 1598-2090

      Kent Fort, Mannor of, 1000 Acres; Patent {mm: Kent Island, Queen Anne County, Md}
      Developer/Owner: Brent, Giles 1640 Patent Record AB and H, p. 70 0 0 MSA S 1598-2091

      Mannor of Kent Fort, 1000 Acres; Certificate {mm: Kent Island, Queen Anne County, Md}
      Developer/Owner: Brent, Giles 1640 Patent Record AB and H, p. 70 0 0 MSA S 1598-2334

      Mannor of Kent Fort, 1000 Acres; Patent {mm: Kent Island, Queen Anne County, Md}
      Developer/Owner: Brent, Giles 1640 Patent Record AB and H, p. 70 0 0 MSA S 1598-2335

      The White House, 63 Acres; Certificate
      Developer/Owner: Brent, Giles 1642 Patent Record 1, p. 33 0 0 MSA S 1598-3981

      The White House, 63 Acres; Patent
      Developer/Owner: Brent, Giles 1642 Patent Record 1, p. 34 0 0 MSA S 1598-3982
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      URL: http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/md/kent/history/area/inhab1642.txt
      URL title: Inhabitants of Kent County, MD, 1642
      Note:
      [5 September 1642]


      Inhabitants of Kent

      William Naufone Francis Rabnett
      Thomas Allen Thomas Butler
      John Bennett Walter Weeks
      Henry Morgan Edward Comins
      Thomas Pett John Russell
      Thomas Stent Thomas Parker
      Giles Basha Thomas Hales
      Thomas Keyne William Cox
      Francis Brooks Henry Bellamy
      William Lant Ralph Pettiman
      William Parry Thomas Kidd
      Robert Philpott John Medcalfe
      Nicholas Porter John Gresham
      George Crouch John Marwood
      Robert Hewett William Jackson
      Robert Lake Richard Smith
      John Pattner Richard Spain
      William Wieldee William Smith
      Richard Thompson William Ashbrook
      Edmond Parry Nicholas Browne

      Devor Godwin

      John Hill
      Thomas Dier Mathew Rodan
      Robert Short Thomas Arnold
      Nich Pothampton

      Richard Pinner

      Roger Baxter Howell Morgan
      John Smith John Armsby
      Richard Purlevant Edward Thompson
      John Abbott Thomas Bradnock
      Duck Denitz John Philips
      Philip Conner Robert Vaughan
      John Walker Andrew Basha
      John Lee Richard Hoben
      Walter Smith Charles Steward
      Henry East John Pere
      John Powell Hughe Fowes
      James Johnson James Claughton
      William Porter

      All these above appeared by their Proxie Mr Giles Brent

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      Title Brent, Giles, CoI., Lt.
      Publication 20 August 1651.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Note Location: Northumberland County.
      Description: 768 acres N. Et. on Potomac River; S. Wt. on a branch of Potomac Creek.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 2, 1643-1651, p. 333 (Reel 2).
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      Title Brent, Giles, CoI., Lt.
      Publication 20 August 1651.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Note Location: Northumberland County.
      Description: 1040 acres easterly on Potomac River; westerly &c. southerly upon the woods towards the house of the sd. Lt. Colo. Brent.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 2, 1643-1651, p. 359 (Reel 2).
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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=333&last=&g_p=P2&co llection=LO Patent
      Title Rookwood, John.
      Publication 20 August 1651.
      Gen. note See a memo, on the margin of the record
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Note Location: Northumberland County.
      Description: 708 acres a Neck of Land N. Et. on Potomac River, N. Wt. on the land of Lt. Col. Giles Brent. .
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 2, 1643-1651, p. 333 (Reel 2).
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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=134&last=&g_p=P3&co llection=LO Patent
      Title Brent, Mary, Mrs.
      Publication November 1652.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Note Location: Northumberland County.
      Description: 1644 acres easterly on Potomac River; southerly on Quiough River, westerly on a branch of the said river, and northerly on the land of Captn. Giles Brent.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 3, 1652-1655, p. 134 (Reel 2).
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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=17&last=&g_p=P3&col lection=LO Patent
      Title Piddel, Carbet.
      Publication 14 May 1653.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Note Location: Northumberland County.
      Description: 1000 acres S. Etly. on Potomac River, S. Wt. on a creek above Captn. Brents about 15 mile called Aquoconde.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 3, 1652-1655, p. 17 (Reel 2).
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      Title Brent, Giles, CoI., Lt.
      Publication 27 November 1654.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Note Location: Westmoreland County.
      Description: 1518 acres abutting N. E. upon Potomack River south west upon a branch of Potomack Creek northerly upon Oquioh River, &c.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 3, 1652-1655, p. 303 (Reel 2).
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      Title Brent, Giles.
      Publication 29 November 1662.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Note Location: Westmoreland County.
      Description: 1000 acres on Chapawansiek Creek, Beg.g, at the head line of Walter Broadhurst.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 4, 1655-1664, p. 441 (Reel 4).
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      URL (Click on link) http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=239&last=&g_p=P5&co llection=LO Patent
      Title Brent, Gyles, CoI., Lt.
      Publication 20 November 1662.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Note Location: Westmoreland County.
      Description: 1518 acres 768 acres part thereof abutting N. E. upon Potomack River, S. W. upon a branch of Potomack Creek northerly upon Oquia River, and 750 acres the residue bounding upon Potomack River and other land of said Brent.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 5, 1661-1666 (v.1 & 2 p.1-369), p. 239 (Reel 5).
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 2; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 218
      JOHN ROOKWOOD, Gent., 708 acs. Northumberland Co., 20 Aug. 1651,
      P. 333. Abutting N. E. upon Potomeck Riv., N. W. upon land of Col. Giles Brent, S. E. upon Potomeck Cr. & S. W. upon a branch issueing out of sd. creek. Trans. of 14 per: Daniell Gardner, Barbara Hayles, Morris Owen, Xtopr. Gouch, William Milton, Jno. Fredricke, William Williams, Dorothy Lewis, Henrry Biggs, Edwd. Huntless, Grace Brown; John Raven, Richard a Welchman, Joane . Marginal Note: "Jno. Rookwood being dead the Land is granted by Order of Court to Lt. Collo. Giles Brent and the rights are due to him as Administr."
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 2; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 218
      LIEUT. COL. GILES BRENT, 768 acs. Northumberland Co., 20 Aug. 1651, p. 333. Abutting N. E. upon Potomeck Riv., S. W. upon a branch of Potomeck Cr., & Nly. upon Ocquiah river. Trans. of 15 pers: Dorothy Boatmen, Ellinor Colt, Marga. Carkawdy, Cor. an Ishman, Kath. his wife, John Hutchinson, Wm. Cooper, 1 Negrowoman, Mr. John Underhill, Henry Jones, Giles Wright, Joseph Randall, Staynes , Clement Steil, Sanders Udday.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 2; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 224
      LIEUT. COL. GILES BRENT, 1,040 acs. Northumberland Co., 20 Aug. 1651, p. 359. Abutting Ely. upon Potomeck Riv., Southerly towards the house of the sd. Brent. Trans. of 21 pers: DanII. Gardner, Barbara Hales, Mories Owin, Oplier Gouch, Wm. Milton, Jno. Frederick, Wm. Williams, Dorothy Lewis, Henry Biggs, Edw. Huntley, Grace Browne, John Raven, Richd. a Welchman, Joke , Do. Bottomly, Elinor Colt, Mary Cureday, Con: an Irishman, Kath. his wife, John Hutchinson. Note: This patent was renewed on the 25th May 1657 and joyned to another tract of 300 acres Land."
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 3; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 266
      MRS. MARY BRENT, 1,644 acs. Northumberland Co., 17 Nov. 1652, p. 134. Ely. upon Potomeck Riv., Sly. upon Quiough Riv., Wly. upon a br. of same & Nly. upon Capt. Giles Brent.
      Trans. of 33 pers: Mr. Wm. Ayres, Richard Jones, Robert Comfrey, Writ Audrey (or Andrey), 3 Negros; Joane Dennis, John Coventon, Richd. Waterman, John Norton, Eliza. Busby, Kath. Cordes, Joyce Pep, Cha. Chambeech, (or Chamleech), Wm. Martin, Stephen Benson, Phill. Paskall, Mathew Strotter, Wm. Bedham, Wm. Sebocke, Capt. Brent, Mrs. Mary Brent, Mrs. Marg. Brent, Mrs. Mary Brent wife to Capt. Brent, Mary Kendall, Thomas Foster, Wm. Clerke, John Williams, Richard Tarlinge (or Turlinge), Jane Gilpin, Mary Outsis (?), John Fleet.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 3; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 276
      CAPT. GILES BRENT 300 acs. Northumberland Co., 4 May, 1653, p. 192. Abutting N. E. upon Quiriough (Quinicough) Riv. & S. E. upon his own land. Trans. of 6 pers: Tho. Conapsacke, Anne White, Fra. Kinge, Fra. Anchile, Richard Collesfored, John Bookwood.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 3; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 279
      MR. GILES BRENT, Junr., 800 acs., being on S. side of Potomeck Riv. opposite against the Indian Town of Puscattaway. 11 Sept. 1653, p. 210. Trans. of 16 pers.*
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 3; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 293
      WILLIAM ROBINSON & CORNELIUS JOHNSON, 400 acs. Westmoreland Co., 6 Sept. 1654, p. 284. On S. side of Petomeck Riv. & N. E. side of Oquy Riv., bounded on E. side with land of Xph. Boory & N. W. upon Capt. Giles Brent. Trans. of 8 pets: Robt. Bord. (?), Eliz. Parry, Lawrence Dary, Fra. Morgan. 4 Negroes by asmt. of Capt. Morgan.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 3; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 298
      LT. COL. GILES BRENT, 1518 acs. Westmoreland Co., 27 Nov. 1654, p. 303. 768 acs. N. E. upon Petomeck Riv. & Nly. upon Oquioh Riv; & 750 acs. N. E. upon Petomeck Riv., & N. W. upon his own land. 768 acs. granted to him 20 Aug. 1651 & 750 acs. granted to John Rookwood, 20 Aug. 1651, by him deserted & granted to sd. Brent by order &c., & for trans. of 15 pers: Dan. Gardner, Barbara Hayles, Morris Owen, Xpher. Gouth, (or Gouch), Wm. Milton, John Frederick, William Williams, Dorothy Lewis, Hen. Biggs, Edw. Huntly, Grace Browne, John Raven, Richard a Welch man, Jane , John Coleman.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 3; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 299
      CAPT. GILES BRENT, 300 acs. Westmoreland Co., 6 July 1654, p. 308. Bounded with land of Xpher. Booze, Oqui Riv. & his own land, including the great rock. Trans. of 6 pers: Richard Aston, Richard Hampton, David Henry, Robt. Mathews, David Lamkin, Walter Rawlins.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 3; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 314
      MR. GILES BRENT, son of Capt. Giles Brent, 1,000 acs. Westmoreland Co., 6 Sept. 1654, p. 373. On S. side of Petomeck Riv., in the freshes, beg. at the Ricohockian Stand & N. E. near the mouth of Hunting Creek. Trans. of 20 pers: Capt. Robert Felgate, his son Erasmus twice, his wife Sibilla, 3 Negroes: Tony, Bass & Maria; Thomas Hall, Willm. Burford, Richard Wells, Henry Morgan, Fra. Sharpe, Grace Head, Mary Hayes, Wm. Hillard, Thomas Bassett, Robert Tyler, Edward Fenner, Mary Peay, Fra. Hansworth.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 3; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 319
      JOHN HARRISON, 1,000 acs. Westmoreland Co., 4 Sept. 1655, p. 391 Upon the head of Oqui Riv., lyeing W. N. W. upon Mr. Payton's land E E. N. E. upon Chapawansick. "To hav and to hold the said land to him the said John Harrison his Heyrs. for eve & for want of Heires to his Sister Mrs Francis Harrison and the Heires of he body and for want of her Heires to Mr Giles Brent of Peace in the County o Westmoreland his Heyrs. and Assigne for ever."
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 4; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 332
      JOHN LEAR, 100 acs. Westmoreland Co., 4 Dec. 1656, p. 38, (59). In Oquiah Riv. on S. side of Capt. Giles (Brent); beg. at lowermost part of land sd. Lear bought of Capt. George Mason. Sd. land being deserted by the sd. Brent & due sd. Lear for trans. of 2 pers: himself & a servant, Xphian. Winkle.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 4; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 340
      MRS. ELIZABETH CUTTS, Widdow, late wife of Capt. Baker Cutts, 925 acs. in Petowmack Riv., adj. land of Capt. Giles Brent & is the moiety of a patent granted unto Peeter Knight & sd. Capt. Cutt, 13 Oct. 1653. Due by last will & testament of sd. Capt. Cutt & also for trans. of 19 pers.* Renewal. 26 Feb. 1656, p. 71, (I03).
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 4; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 340
      MR. PETER KNIGHT, 925 acs., in Petowmack Riv. adj. Chappawansicke Cr. 9 Oct. 1656, p. 71, (104). Moiety of patent for 1850 acs. (As above) Renewal. Retaken up by new rights & trans. of 119 pers: John Waddington, Andrew Cockerin, Wm. Ballingall, Edwd. Meeres, Wm. Mundy, Rich. Wall & 1 servt. named Thomas, James Hawly, Ann his wife, 3 children, Jno. Foster, Ruth Darlinge, James Hill, James Loyd, Jno. Seaman, Wm. Seaman, Gilbert Seaman.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 4; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 345
      GILES BRENT, Esqr., 1340 acs. Westmoreland Co., 25 May I657, p. 92, (I34). I040 acs. by patent dated 20 Aug. 1651 & 300 acs. by patent, 6 June 1654, which tract adj. land of Christopher Bowes. Renewed 3 Nov. 1662.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 5; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 461
      XTOPHER HARRIS & WM. BEAD, 1040 acs. on S. side of Potomack Riv., 16 June 1664, p. 208, (108). Bounded Nly. with a branch of Chappawansack parting this & land of Lt. Col. Nathaniel Pope, running Sly. on back line of Peter Knight, Tho. Fowkes & Wm. Mumford. Granted to Abram Rouse 19 Aug. 1659, one-half of which assigned to sd. Harris 4 Oct. 1659 & the other part assigned to Capt. Giles Brent 20 Feb. 1659, who assigned to sd. Bead, 19 Aug. 1662.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 5; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 470
      CAPT. GYLES BRENT, 1000 acs. W'moreland Co., 29 Nov. 1662, p. 233,
      (149). In Chapawansicke Cr., beg. at head line of Mr. Walter Broadhurst, extending on both side of the run of two sd. Cr. &c. including the Rocke and two Caves called Machezan. Renewal of patent dated 24 Nov. 1658.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 5; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 470
      THOMAS OSWILLIVANT (O'Swillivant ?), 200 acs., part of patent of 1000 acs. granted to Mr. Fra. Harrison 6 Oct. 1654, N.N.W. upon land of Valentine Peyton. Granted to Capt. Gyles Brent 8 June 1658 & by him assigned to sd. Oswillivant. 28 Nov. 1662, p. 234, (150).
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 5; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 486
      LT. COL. GYLES BRENT, 1518 acs. W'moreland Co., 20 Nov. 1662, p. 283,
      (239). 768 acs. N.E. upon Petomeke Riv., S.W. upon a branch of Petomeck Cr. & Nly. on Oquio River; 750 acs. N.E. upon Petomeck Riv. & N.W. upon his own land. Renewal of patent dated 27 Nov. 1654.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 5; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 564
      CAPT. GILES BRENT, 1000 acs. bee it more or less, W'moreland Co., 29 Mar. 1666, p. 532, (652). Upon the head of Oqui Riv., lying W.N.W. upon Mr. Paytons land &c., E.N.E. upon the head of Chapawansick &c. Granted unto John Harrison 4 Sept. 1655 "and for want of heires of his body to his sister Mrs. Francis Harrison, and for want of heires of her body to Capt. Giles Brent &c.

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