Letter books, 1802 Nov. 2-1808 Jan. 16, 1811 Jul. 24-1816 Jun. 27.


Letter books, 1802 Nov. 2-1808 Jan. 16, 1811 Jul. 24-1816 Jun. 27.

Letter books, 1802 Nov. 2-1808 Jan 16 and 1811 Jul. 24-1816 Jun. 27, containing copies of letters by financier David Parish addressed to fellow merchants, bankers, and firms in the United States and Europe.

8 v. (ca. 2,525 p.)


SNAC Resource ID: 7582326

Churchill County Museum

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