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Unknown [Thomas Longman's account with Henry Knox]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.08379 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document Date: 31 March 1775-22 February 1805 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 17.5 x 31.2 cm.

Longman's original bill to Knox on 31 March 1775 came to £2035.6.6 1/2. It appears that Knox paid it in several installments over 1792-1794. Payment of interest from January 1794 to July 1804 was £345.9.0. There is an additional note by James Lloyd, the lawyer for the Longman estate (Longman died in 1797), making reference to other payments in 1804-1806. Docket in Henry Knox's hand mentions making further payments.

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