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Dawson, George (fl. 1796) [Response to a notification from the War Office]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.612.03 Author/Creator: Dawson, George (fl. 1796) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: circa 1796 Pagination: 1 p. ; 25 x 19.8 cm. Order a Copy

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