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Title
Letter to George Peirsons [Portland, Me.]
Names
Thacher, George (Author)
Peirsons, George (Addressee)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

The Members of the Continental Congress, 1774-1779

New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1793-02-27
Place: Philadelphia, Pa.
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 927
Topics
United States. Continental Congress
Genres
Correspondence
Notes
Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Content: A. L. S. 4 pp. 4o
Description
Has written William Taylor of Baltimore to the effect that a young friend of his in business at Portland wished to change from the grocery trade to "the English Goods-Business," suggesting also that Taylor's brother in London might ship his goods directly to Portland; encloses copies of the letters that passed between them on the subject; Taylor inquires about ship-building and the Portland fish industry; mentions flour as chief Baltimore export; other business matters.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Emmet number: EM. 550
Archives EAD ID: 275197
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cafc68c0-6a3f-0139-bcf3-0242ac110002
Rights Statement
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  • 1793: Created
  • 2022: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1793). Letter to George Peirsons [Portland, Me.] Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b917eb3b-de3c-ad32-e040-e00a18060e3e

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Letter to George Peirsons [Portland, Me.]