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Mathews, Peter (fl. 1694) Receipt for £40

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00274 Author/Creator: Mathews, Peter (fl. 1694) Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript document signed Date: [1694/12/31] Pagination: 1p. + docket 31.1 x 19.5 cm

Summary of Content: Two receipts signed by Mathews and disbursed by Livingston, the first dated 31 December 1694, and the second dated 29 January 1695 , for "the Subsistence of the men Detatched from the Jerseys."

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: FinanceMilitary HistoryMilitary Provisions

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