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Elliott, James (fl. 1744-1773) Account of Gilbert Adams

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02482 Author/Creator: Elliott, James (fl. 1744-1773) Place Written: [Manor of Livingston, New York] Type: Autograph document signed Date: 1744/05/04 Pagination: 2p. 15.3 x 21.3 cm Order a Copy

P.2 contains a signed statement by Gilbert Adams in which he agrees to pay the outstanding sum to Benajuh Loomis. This is followed by a signed statement by Benajuh Loomis, 5 May 1744, in which he acknowledges receipt of the sum from Gilbert Adams. Docketed on verso.

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