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Unknown [Receipt for wine, rum, cider, etc.]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.08281 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document Date: circa 1750-1820 Pagination: 1 p. ; 17.2 x 10 cm.

Summary of Content: List of items and their costs. Includes wine, rum, cider, oats, hay, and other goods.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Personal / Business ReceiptsFinanceMerchants and TradeCommerceAlcoholDiet and nutrition

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