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Clarke, Joseph (1719-1792) [Invoice for Benjamin West for Clarke's "assistance in the Loan and Treasury Office]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.194.01 Author/Creator: Clarke, Joseph (1719-1792) Place Written: Providence, Rhode Island Type: Manuscript document Date: 1 July 1779 Pagination: 1 p. : address : docket ; 11.5 x 28.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Lists expenses from April through July 1779. Clarke was the Rhode Island treasurer.

People: Clarke, Joseph, 1719-1792

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Government and CivicsFinanceEconomicsRevolutionary War

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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