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Hamilton, Alexander (1757-1804) [Receipt for a $50 donation]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00945.01 Author/Creator: Hamilton, Alexander (1757-1804) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph document signed Date: 18 December 1791 Pagination: 1 p. ; 6 x 19 cm

Summary of Content: Receipt for a donation to the Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures.

Background Information: Signer of the U.S. Constitution.
Hamilton was a founder and backer of the Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures established in 1791 as a manufacturer of textiles. It was the first ...business corporation formed in New Jersey. Operations were suspended briefly in 1796, but continued in various endeavors into the twentieth century at mills in Paterson, New Jersey, and other areas.See More

People: Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: IndustryScience and TechnologyFinanceEconomics

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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