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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) [Copy of a receipt for pay of Captain Stephen Badlam's company]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00530 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Autograph document Date: 11 February 1777 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 14.9 x 20.8 cm.

Receipt for cash paid to Stephen Badlam, consisting of one hundred eighteen pounds twelve schillings to pay his company for the month and one pound eight schillings and two pence due General Mifflin for clothing. States that this document is a copy.

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