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Unknown Receipt for payment of $1800 by Mr. Thomas J. Weeks.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06728.118 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: New York Type: Autograph note signed Date: 4 May 1835 Pagination: 1 p. ; 19.1 x 10 cm.


Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Finance

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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