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Perkins, William (1742-1802) [Pay abstract for Captain William Perkins company in Colonel Henry Knox's regiment of artillery]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.09491 Author/Creator: Perkins, William (1742-1802) Place Written: s.l. Type: Document signed Date: January 1776 Pagination: 1 p. ; 32.2 x 19.8 cm.

Includes information for January 1776 and one matrosses pay for December.

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