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Taylor, George Receipt for iron sold to the United Brethren in Bethlehem, PA

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00184.48 Author/Creator: Taylor, George Place Written: [Bethlehem, Pa.] Type: Autograph document signed Date: 31 December 1756 Pagination: 2 p. ; 4.6 x 14.9 cm

Summary of Content: With portions of two unrelated receipts on verso.

Full Transcript: Received the 31. December 1756 the Sum of Seven Pound Four Shillings from the united Brethren + in Bethlehem by the Hands of Chrn. Fred Peter Being in full fro Fron and of ...all Demands is this Day. I say send by me
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People: Taylor, George, 1716-1781

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: ReligionQuakersMerchants and TradeCommerceFinance

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