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Owen, Richard (fl. 1780) [William Knox's account with Richard & David Owen]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.08530 Author/Creator: Owen, Richard (fl. 1780) Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 29 January 1780 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 23.7 x 16.3 cm.

Charges for making a coat as well as cleaning and repairing other clothes. The total comes to £8.8.7. Signed by Richard Owen stating he received payment.

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