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Jabez, Champlin (fl. 1766-1787) [Accounts for Jabez Champlin due from the estate of Joseph and William Wanton]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.447.03 Author/Creator: Jabez, Champlin (fl. 1766-1787) Place Written: Rhode Island Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1766-1787 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 35.5 x 16.5 cm.

Mostly various cleaning, mending, and chimney sweeping activities. One entry for "Drawing Tooth for your Negro." Accounts from 1766-1770, and two from 1774. A 12 April 1785 note on the verso indicates that Champlin personally verified the account and another note dated 5 May 1787 and signed by Champlin indicates he received the account. J. Barker attests that Champlin has made the claim under oath.

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