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Unknown [Letter regarding a final financial settlement]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02150.44 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 20 September 1868 Pagination: 1 p. : 21 x 11

Letter indicating the receipt of funds totaling one dollar and eighty three cents. The letter is signed, but the name is difficult to distinguish. It includes a $.02 stamp with George Washington on it.

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