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Hardwell, Thomas (fl. 1737) Account of Capt. Langdon and the owners of the Ship Oswego Packet

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02567 Author/Creator: Hardwell, Thomas (fl. 1737) Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Autograph document signed Date: 1737/12/21 Pagination: 1p. + docket 17.7 x 18.3 cm

Summary of Content: Charges are for brooms, oil, kettles, and various types of labor. Hardwell signed for receipt of the account on 18 January 1738.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: LaborFinanceMaritimeMerchants and TradeCommerce

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