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Greenleaf, Jonathan (1723-1807) [Receipt for Jonathan Greenleaf]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.460.01 Author/Creator: Greenleaf, Jonathan (1723-1807) Place Written: Newburyport, Massachusetts Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 20 February 1775 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 8 x 20 cm.

Summary of Content: Receipt for Jonathan Greenleaf from town of Newburyport, "for fourteen days travel and attendance at Congress at Cambridge." Verso signed by Greenleaf, stating payment was received.

Background Information: Jonathan Greenleaf was the Massachusetts State Senator from Newburyport.

People: Greenleaf, Jonathan, 1723-1807

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Government and CivicsTravelFinanceCongressContinental CongressRevolutionary War

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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