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Knickerbocker, Phillip [Receipts from Philip Knickerbocker to Jacob and Nelson Rifenburgh]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08914.030 Author/Creator: Knickerbocker, Phillip Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph document Date: November 1851- September 1861 Pagination: 1 p. ; 21.2 x 20.2 cm.

Receipts from Philip Knickerbocker to Jacob and Nelson Rifenburgh. Jacob is billed for $72.38 for medical bills from November 27, 1851 to September 19, 1861 and another $39.88 for other accounts. Nelson Rifenburgh is billed $7.12 for medical costs since August 1, 1858.

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