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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03902.233 Author/Creator: Dumaresq, Philip (fl. 1782-1787) Place Written: Southton, England Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 17 December 1782 Pagination: 3 p. : address : docket ; 20 x 24.9 cm.

Acknowledges receipt of a letter and fifty dollars in bank notes. The top of the letter has been trimmed off, but the missing part does not appear to have had any content. Location is given as "Southton" - may be Southampton.

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