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Dumaresq, Philip (fl. 1782-1787) to Joshua Mauger

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03902.232 Author/Creator: Dumaresq, Philip (fl. 1782-1787) Place Written: Southton, England Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 15 December 1782 Pagination: 3 p. : address : docket ; 20.1 x 24.7 cm. Order a Copy

Mauger denied the request for £ 100. He asks for a loan of £ 50. Lists banknotes paid 3/1780 to 4/1782. Location is given as "Southton" - may be Southampton.

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