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Amory, Jonathan (fl. 1778-1779) [Receipt for William Knox]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.08450 Author/Creator: Amory, Jonathan (fl. 1778-1779) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Autograph document signed Date: 15 October 1778 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 5.7 x 22 cm.

Receipt given to William Knox after he paid three months rent to John Amory, Jr. The total was for £12.10.

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