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Mathews, Peter (fl. 1694) Receipt for £60

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00253 Author/Creator: Mathews, Peter (fl. 1694) Place Written: [Albany, New York] Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1694/08/29 Pagination: 1 p. + docket 30.8 x 19.9 cm

Summary of Content: Peter Mathews, acting as an agent for the colony of New Jersey, receives £60 from Robert Livingston to go "towards the Paying of the New Jersey Soldiers."


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: FinanceGovernment and CivicsMilitary HistorySoldier's Pay

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