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Pittman, Philip re: his book and asking recipient to forward books from Madras India

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04344.02 Author/Creator: Pittman, Philip Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1772/03/20 Pagination: 3 p. + docket

People: Pittman, Philip, fl. 1770-1772

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Literature and Language ArtsWestward ExpansionFrontiers and ExplorationIndiaLibrary

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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