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Jackson, Henry (1747-1809) [Receipt]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.08593 Author/Creator: Jackson, Henry (1747-1809) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 13 November circa 1780-1789 Pagination: 1 p. ; 12.4 x 19.2 cm.

Lists items bought by William Knox from a Nathaniel [Byd. Lyd ?]. Items include pillows and pillowcases, rugs, beds, and other bedding.

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