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Sylvester, Deborah (fl. 1767-1785) Collection of items belonging to Deborah Sylvester [Decimalized .01-.02.08]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01144 Author/Creator: Sylvester, Deborah (fl. 1767-1785) Place Written: Scituate, Massachusetts Type: Header Record Date: 8 November 1767-1785 Pagination: 1 journal, 8 weaving patterns

It is apparent from Sylvester's journal that she worked as a weaver in Scituate, Massachusetts. One of her clients, Joshua Jacob, was a member of the Scituate militia and possibly participated in the Battle of Lexington.

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