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This is a debit receipt indicating Ephraim Curtis' payment for the boarding of Levi Carter, who was "committed" by William Dunsmoor for desertion. Carter was boarded for 4 weeks and 3 days. Curtis is also paid for a "turning key."

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The County of Worcester

To Ephraim Curtis Dr[debit]

To Boarding Levi Carter, Committed by Wm Dunsmoor Esq for Desertion. ~ from the 9th of Dec'r 1778 till the 11th January 1779 being 4 weeks + 5 days @ 30/ £7..2..0

Turning Key...£...9..0

[total] £7..11..0

Errors Excepted

Ephraim Curtis Under [?]

Worcester 19th March 1779

Creation Date

3-19-1779

County

Worcester

State/Province

Massachusetts

Country

United States

Keywords

Worcester County, County of Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, Ephraim Curtis, Levi Carter, William Dunsmoor, boarding, desertion, turning key, 1779

Resource Identifier

080416-09

Date Digital

9-10-2014

Document Type

Manuscript

Disciplines

Cultural History | History | Legal | Political History | Social History | United States History

Publisher

Wofford College

Language

en-us

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Receipt for payment to Ephraim Curtis for his boarding of prisoner Levi Carter, Worcester, Massachusetts, March 19, 1779.

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