Letterbook, 1787 July-1789 Sept.


Letterbook, 1787 July-1789 Sept.

Letterbook kept by Benjamin Harrison Jr. at Richmond in the course of his business activities (July 1787-Sept. 1789). Contains copies of his letters to other merchants and business associates pertaining to his trade in tobacco, his coal business, credit, settlement of accounts, imports and exports, wines, wheat, ginseng, and other articles.

1 v. (430 p.)


SNAC Resource ID: 7769557

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