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Letter from Clement Biddle to Skinner
Biddle, Clement, 1740-1814
January 11, 1780
Volume 15, Page 401

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CLEMENT BIDDLE TO DR. SKINNER.

Morris Town, Jan. 11th, 1780.

Sir:

The rates of hire for a four horse Team and driver when found in forage and rations were twenty shillings Pennsylvania Currency from 1776 to the 1st April, 1778, & from that day during the year thirty shillings a day & when the teams were discharged from the horses being worn out, no allowance has been made for horses dying. The person who owns the Team is to pay the waggoner, also, any repairs done to the team by the public artificers and for shoeing the Horses.

Yr. Hum. Servt.,
CLEMENT BIDDLE.