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Peirce, Isaac (1722-1811) [Account]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.08360 Author/Creator: Peirce, Isaac (1722-1811) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Manuscript document Date: 28 June 1774 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 9.2 x 20.3 cm.

Summary of Content: Bill or receipt stating that Henry Knox bought a set of cups and saucers from Joseph Peirce. Includes a signed note of receipt by Isaac Peirce.

People: Peirce, Isaac, 1722-1811
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Peirce, Joseph, 1748-1812

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Merchants and TradeCommerceFinanceHome Furnishings

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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