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Jenifer, Daniel of St. Thomas (1723-1790) to William Smallwood

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06503 Author/Creator: Jenifer, Daniel of St. Thomas (1723-1790) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 13 February 1782 Pagination: 4 p.

Discusses the supply of iron, a congressional resolution rearranging the hospital department, the pregnancies of unmarried Roman Catholic women, and an act of the assembly regarding fornication.

Signer of the U.S. Constitution.

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