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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.08258 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Manuscript document Date: 7 January 1771 - 13 February 1772 Pagination: 1 p. ; 15.2 x 9.2 cm.

Notes of receipts, the first dated 7 January 1771 and the next dated 13 February.

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