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Adams, John (fl. 1774) [Bill to Henry Knox]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.08361 Author/Creator: Adams, John (fl. 1774) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Autograph document signed Date: June 1774 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Bill for goods purchased by Knox. These items include salt, 6 china coffee cups, a china slop bowl, and a cream pot. The total cost was \A310.7.0. Signed "Recd. the Above Jno. Adams." This document is not related to President John Adams.

People: Adams, John, fl. 1774.
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806.

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Keywords/Subjects: Merchants and Trade, Commerce, Finance, Home Furnishings

Sub Era: Road to Revolution