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Morris, Robert (1734-1806) to William Bingham

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.214 Author/Creator: Morris, Robert (1734-1806) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 15 July 1777 Pagination: 3 p. : address : docket ; 23.5 x 19 cm.

Summary of Content: Encloses copies of what he wrote to Bingham on an earlier date concerning the Schooner Hope. Discusses business affairs related to the shipping of goods and medicines. Mentions consignments, accounts, and payments. Addressed to Bingham as "American Resident at Martinico."

Background Information: Signer of the U.S. Constitution.
Morris was a member of the Continental Congress from Pennsylvania 1775-1778 and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. Bingham was agent of the ...Continental Congress at Martinique, and afterwards consul at St. Pierre, in the West Indies 1777-1780. He was also a member of the Continental Congress from Pennsylvania 1786-1788.See More

People: Morris, Robert, 1734-1806
Bingham, William, 1752-1804

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Merchants and TradeCommerceMaritimeCaribbeanHealth and Medical

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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