Simon Tufts Receipt, 1777

Collection number: MS 86
Size: (1 item) (0.10 cu.ft.)

About Isaac Royall and Simon Tufts

Isaac Royall Jr. (1719-1781) of Medford MA was a sugar plantation owner, slaveholder, and early funder of the Harvard Law School. Dr. Simon Tufts Jr. (1726-1786) of Medford MA was one of a prominant family of doctors and ancestor of Tufts University founder Charles Tufts (1781-1876).

About the Simon Tufts Receipt

Receipt given to Isaac Royall on August 6, 1777 by Simon Tufts for turning in eight pounds in counterfeit New Hampshire bills to the Brooks and Odiorne committee.

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Preferred Citation

Simon Tufts Receipt, 1777, MS 86, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

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