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Mauger, Joshua (1725-1788) to Lynch Killikelly & Morony to John Butler to Michael Francklin to Pantalian Fernandez & Co. to Thomas Cottle to Walter Franklin and family

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03902.279 Author/Creator: Mauger, Joshua (1725-1788) Place Written: London, England; Poole, England; s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 13 August 1764 - 1 October 1767 Pagination: 16 p. : 19.5 x 31.8 cm.

Document contains six copied letters.
The first letter, on page 1, was from Mauger to Messrs. Lynch Killikelly and Morony, dated 13 August 1764, and was written in London.
The second letter, which spanned from page 2 to page 8, was from Mauger to John Butler, dated 24 August 1764, and was written in Poole.
The third letter, which spanned from page 8 to page 14, was from Mauger to Michael Francklin, dated 24 August 1764, and was written in Poole.
The fourth letter, on page 15, was from Mauger to Pantalian Fernandez & Co., dated 24 September 1767. The location was not included.
The fifth letter, which spanned from page 15 to page 16, was from Mauger to Thomas Cottle, dated 24 September 1767. The location was not included.
The sixth letter, on page 16, was from Mauger to Walter Franklin and family, dated 1 October 1767, and was written in London.

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