Papers, 1752-1802.


Duer, William, 1747-1799. Papers, 1752-1802.

Papers, 1752-1802.

Correspondence, accounts, contracts, invoices, receipts, notes, bills of exchange, leases, account books, deeds, bonds, vouchers, indentures, and legal papers related to Duer, his family, and associates (1752-1802). Most are the products of Duer's associates and concern his many business and financial dealings.

13 boxes (ca. 4,100 items)

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