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Wright & Gill (fl. 1753-1798) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00012 Author/Creator: Wright & Gill (fl. 1753-1798) Place Written: London, England Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 18 July 1772 Pagination: 1p. ; 31 x 17 cm.

Two letters written on the same page. The first, dated 18 July, acknowledges the receipt of payment for stationery ordered from Wright & Gill and reminds Knox of an outstanding bill for non-stationery items (see GLC02437.00010). The second, written a few days later, acknowledges the receipt of payment for those non-stationery items. Wright & Gill was a London stationery company operated by Thomas Wright and William Gill.

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