Shaw, Samuel (1754-1794) Katy's account for washing at Valley Forge
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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.08459 Author/Creator: Shaw, Samuel (1754-1794) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph document signed Date: 12 January 1779 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 20.8 x 33.5 cm.
Laundry bill from time at Valley Forge. The total was for slightly over 17 dollars. Gives a detailed list of items and how much each cost to clean. Docket notes that this includes "5 Dozzen Clothes for Mrs Knox a Dollar pr Dozzen." Shaw also had washing done. It is noted on the document that Katy the washwoman was the wife of Marshall Saxe.
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