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Deerfield May 19th 1828

Mr. Sheldon.

To Paulette Dr for one quarter of tuition in
Dancing for a young Lady----$4-
Recd Payment


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Seth (1787-1860) and Caroline (1789-1865) Sheldon had 4 children, but only one of them was a daughter, Arabella, born in 1812. At age 16 in 1828, she was sent to dancing school to learn better how to become a proper young woman. The bill, signed probably by the dancing teacher, Paulette, is for one quarter of the fee, 4 dollars.


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Receipt of Seth Sheldon for dance tuition

creator   Mr. Paulette
date   May 19, 1828
location   Deerfield, Massachusetts
height   2.5"
width   8.0"
process/materials   manuscript, paper, ink
item type   Legal Documents/Receipt
accession #   #L99.148

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