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Wright & Gill (fl. 1753-1798) [Invoices]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.10370 Author/Creator: Wright & Gill (fl. 1753-1798) Place Written: London, England Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 3 February - 7 March 1772 Pagination: 13 p. : docket ; 37.7 x 23.3 cm.

Summary of Content: Invoices of goods ordered and bought by Henry Knox to be shipped to Boston. Consists of various types of stationery, sealing wax, brushes, toys, telescopes, chests, and others.

People: Wright & Gill, fl. 1753-1798
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Book SellingMerchants and TradeCommerceChildren and FamilySports and GamesScience and TechnologyHome Furnishings

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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