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Account of passengers and disposal of the servants time of service who were brought hither from Cork in Ireland on the ship John & Mary...

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08366 Author/Creator: Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document Date: 1739-1740 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 32.5 x 23.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Title continues "James Underdowne Master on account & Visque of Capt. John Eloss Owner of said ship." Ledger page accounting for passengers and their servants on board, including pricing.

People: Underdowne, James, fl. 1739-1740
Eloss, John, fl. 1739-1740

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: MaritimeTravelImmigration and MigrationGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsServantIndentured Servant

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