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Hart, Naphtali (fl. 1758-1762) to Joseph Clark

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.514 Author/Creator: Hart, Naphtali (fl. 1758-1762) Place Written: Newport, Rhode Island Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 31 May 1762 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 15.3 x 20.8 cm.

Summary of Content: Discounting "One hundred seventy Two pounds Old Tenor" towards Will W Gideon Wilson from Hart and his company. Spelled Naphtaly in text.

Background Information: Naphtali Hart was a Jewish merchant from Newport, Rhode Island.

People: Hart, Naphtali, fl. 1758-1762
Clark, Joseph, fl. 1762-1776

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: JudaismFinanceCoins and Currency

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