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ORIGlNAL HANDWRITTEN RECEIPT DATED 1794 WRITTEN BY DORR ACKNOWLEDGING RECEIPT OF 20 BUSHELS OF MEAL

Dorr, Ebenezer (1762-1847)

Publication Date: 1794
From Xerxes Fine and Rare Books and Documents (Glen Head, NY, U.S.A.)

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Boston. September 22, 1794 first edition. Written in hand of Ebenezer Dorr (confirmed by comparison with other samples of his writing) and signed by Zeph Hodges. 3 x 6-1/2 inch slip of paper, writing on both sides. Orr is acknowledging receipt of 20 bushels of "meel". Note say "ship Dispatch" which may just mean delivered to a ship. On the other hand "Dispatch" was a ship known to have been in Boston Harbor in 1795 however it was British so not clear why Orr would order for them. Orr is most famous for commanding the ship Otter which recused Thomas Muir and in process was first know American ship captin in California waters. Dorr was born in Suffolk Massachusetts and died in Boston. Rare signature. Bookseller Inventory # a90778

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Title: ORIGlNAL HANDWRITTEN RECEIPT DATED 1794 ...

Publication Date: 1794

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Edition: 1st Edition

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