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Blackwell, John (fl. 1689) to William Penn

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01541.03 Author/Creator: Blackwell, John (fl. 1689) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 30 May 1689 Pagination: 1 p. + address. 23 x 18 cm.

Summary of Content: Captain Blackwell, the Deputy Governor, writes regarding the disbursement of his promised salary of 200 pounds per year. He has drawn a bill upon him for 100 pounds, and hopes Penn will honor it. With red classical seal of Blackwell intact on address panel.

People: Penn, William
Blackwell, John

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: QuakersReligionGovernment and CivicsFinance

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