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Wood, Isaac [Red leather pocketbook]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02176.52 Author/Creator: Wood, Isaac Place Written: s.l. Type: Object Date: circa 1820 Pagination:

Background Information:

People: Wood, Matthew

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Finance

Sub Era: The First Age of Reform

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