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The verso is labeled as Peter Lavien & Co., William Stephens receipt for debts put in his hands. It includes 3 pages of 80+ names, followed by bonds, notes, or accounts, listed in pounds, shillings, and pence. The largest amount is £3931, the smallest is 11 shillings. Only a few dates are listed, between January 1, 1774, and January 1, 1777. John Kean received the list in Savannah, GA on March 8, year unknown. It is signed by William Stephens.
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Peter Lavien & Co., and William Stephens. William Stephens Receipt for Debts Put in his Hands, 1774-1777. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1770s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1770s/6
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