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Parker, Daniel (fl. 1781-1791) [Certificate regarding stipend on board ship bound for China]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.05278 Author/Creator: Parker, Daniel (fl. 1781-1791) Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript letter signed Date: 30 December 1791 Pagination: 1 p. ; 22.6 x 18.3 cm.

Summary of Content: Written in the hand of Samuel Shaw. Parker identifies himself as one of the proprietors of a ship voyaging to China, and an agent authorized to speak on the other proprietors's behalf. Confirms the sum of money placed on board a ship bound for Canton, China, leaving from New York City, and transporting the High Empress of China under care of Samuel Shaw. Explains why the particular sum of money was placed aboard the ship.

People: Parker, Daniel, fl. 1781-1791
Shaw, Samuel, 1754-1794

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: CommerceMerchants and TradeAsiaMaritimeFinanceCoins and CurrencyTravelTransportationGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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