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Clement, Thomas (fl. 1778-1779) [Receipt for payment from William Knox]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.08487 Author/Creator: Clement, Thomas (fl. 1778-1779) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 18 May 1779 Pagination: 1 p. ; 8 x 15.7 cm.

Signed by Clement stating he received £200 from William Knox. The money was "sound & free from all Blemishes whatever."

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