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Receipt for items bought in preparation for General Lafayette's visit to Alabama.

TRANSCRIPT INCLUDED. The committee purchased cigars, candles, alcoholic beverages, spices, meat, cheese, coffee, tea, fruit, and other foods. Includes a list of prices. The State of Alabama spent so much money entertaining Lafayette during his visit that it put severe financial strain on the government.

Creator: Mobile Lafayette Committee
Date: March 21, 1825
Repository: Alabama Department of Archives and History
Format: Receipt (Financial records)

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Grade 4: Standard(s) 6

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