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Arnold, John (fl. 1698) Account of Duncan Campbell

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00484 Author/Creator: Arnold, John (fl. 1698) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Manuscript document Date: 1698/03/15 Pagination: 1p. + docket 12.1 x 20.7 cm

Summary of Content: Campbell purchased "one crank", "one square pie," "2 mill saws," and "1 pott of brass." Date on docket is 31 March 1699.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: FinanceMerchants and TradeHome Furnishings

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