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Shaw, Samuel (1754-1794) [Pertains to A. Dunham's promissory note]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00798 Author/Creator: Shaw, Samuel (1754-1794) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph document Date: 5 February 1780 Pagination: 1 p. ; 11.2 x 11.8 cm.

Pertains to GLC02437.00797: "Dunham's Note for 2860 dollars... payable to S. S. [Samuel Shaw] is the property of Gen. Knox- as Dunham gave it in lieu of a barrell of spirit which he charges to Gen. Knox's ration account, as he had no spirit at the time and intended the money arising from the payment of the note as an equivalent for the spirit." Possibly created at Morristown, New Jersey.

Shaw served as General Henry Knox's aide-de-camp during the Revolutionary War.

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