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Buffington, John (fl. 1778-1783) [Ship's disbursements for the Marquiss de Lafayette]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.062 Author/Creator: Buffington, John (fl. 1778-1783) Place Written: s.l. Type: Document signed Date: 10 November 1782 Pagination: 2 p. ; 41 x 32.2 cm.

Account of disbursement for the privateer ship the Marquiss de Lafayette of which Buffington was the master. Supplement to disbursement pinned to larger document and signed by Buffington. Dimensions refer to disbursement page without supplement.

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