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Shirley, William NS on an ALS, to William Pepperrell re: payment of workmen's wages in garrison.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.338 Author/Creator: Shirley, William Place Written: Louisburg Type: Note signed Date: 1745/11/23 Pagination: 1 p.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Military HistoryFrench and Indian WarArtisansSoldier's PayFortification

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