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1815 Blank Receipt for Payment signed Joseph L. Tillinghast
for money owed Joseph Emerick - Ordinary Seaman on Privateer Young Wasp
Sent to Philadelphia and returned without payment. 

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  Providence                                        A.D. 1815 
  Received of                                        -- cashier, prize agent of the privateer Young Wasp for Joseph Emerick and by virtue of a letter of attorney from said Emerick,
                                              -- Dollars being the full amount of prize money due & divisible to the said Emerick on three fourths of a share as ordinary seaman on board said privateer in her first cruise during the late war.
  Joseph L. Tillinghast
      Attorney to J. Emerick

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