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May & Williams (fl. 1772) [Account of payment made by Thomas Flucker to May & Williams]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.10433 Author/Creator: May & Williams (fl. 1772) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Manuscript document Date: 26 December 1772 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 40.4 x 16.6 cm.

Account information pertains to 1772. Flucker ordered wood products from May & Williams, such as shingles, oak, planks, and pine. Note on verso states that Flucker paid the balance in full for the estate of the late Isaac Gridley.

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