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Synonyms for acquittance

a legal document evidencing the discharge of a debt or obligation

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With the widening of the participants of aso ebi to include family, friends and acquittances, the practice is more than just a uniform but it is fast becoming a form of economic transaction.
Acquittances also refer to sums laid out to those tradesmen who constructed parts of the building in Middlesex while Street worked out in the country.
Moreover, several of the acquittances indicate that the tradesmen who worked on the project were hired by Street who served as overseer for all phases of the project; for instance, William Shepherd, bricklayer, and Richard Deller, bargeman, were both paid "at the appointment of Peter Street.
In human terms, the list of acquittances on the back of the Fortune contract also offers a directory of Street's crew and the craftsmen with whom he worked.
In looking over the list of acquittances it appears that both Henslowe and Alleyn kept accounts, but Henslowe's hand predominates.