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Sharpe, Thomas Receipt of money for provisions

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00387 Author/Creator: Sharpe, Thomas Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1697/11/01 Pagination: 1p. + docket 30.7 x 19.8 cm

Summary of Content: Sharpe acknowledges receipt of a sum of money from Livingston to pay for the provisions of three men during the Revolution from 13 August 1689 to 8 March 1690.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: FinanceMilitary HistoryMilitary ProvisionsRebellion

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