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Receipt for work by Retire Becket on sloop Lidea, about 1805

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November 6 day 1805 tier Beacket

Dr to worke I did on the slope Lidea the first weake 4 days

Nov 11 day that weak was 4½ days

Tier beacket of Salem dz to [--]

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Retire Becket of Salem, Mass. was a well known ship builder. However, he went into bankruptcy in January 1803.


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