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Duer, William (1747-1799) William Duers receipt for stock of the United States 28th April 1791

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.04930 Author/Creator: Duer, William (1747-1799) Place Written: [New York, New York] Type: Autograph document signed Date: 28 April 1791 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 30.1 x 20.3 cm.

Summary of Content: Lists stocks received of Henry Knox on 26 April 1791 transferred to Messrs Le Roy and Bayard. Title from docket.

People: Duer, William, 1747-1799
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary War GeneralGovernment and CivicsEconomicsGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyFinanceBankingFrance

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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