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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) [Receipt for Quarter Master David Bradley's pay from January to April 1776]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00266 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: Cambridge, Massachusetts Type: Autograph document signed Date: 2 April 1776 Pagination: 1p.+docket. 12 cm. x 18.3 cm.

Certifies payment but does not mention the amount.

David Bradley's name is also spelled "Bradlee" in contemporary documents. See, for example, GLC02437.0377.

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