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Rose, Thomas (fl. 1780) [Items bought of Jospeh Parker]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.08524 Author/Creator: Rose, Thomas (fl. 1780) Place Written: London, England Type: Printed document signed Date: 3 January 1780 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 16.5 x 20.9 cm.

Bought from Parker, a linen draper at 127 Cheapside in London. Purchase of linens and the labor to make 4 shirts. Total came to £6.9.6.

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