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Cary, Lydia (fl. 1796) [Receipt of Lydia Cary]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.013.10 Author/Creator: Cary, Lydia (fl. 1796) Place Written: Whitestown Type: Autograph document signed Date: 25 June 1796 Pagination: 1 receipt + docket 7 x 19 cm

Summary of Content: Receipt stating Cary received $50 from Gideon Savage. This document originally housed in Gideon Savage's wooden chest (GLC01450.013.02) with others decimalized in GLC01450.013.

Background Information: Folder of research on Savage in collateral files.

People: Cary, Lydia, fl. 1796
Savage, Gideon, 1751-1833

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Women's HistoryFinance

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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