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Josiah, James (fl. 1794) to Jesse & Robert Waln re: recently signed treaty (Jay's) of trade & commerce

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02500.07 Author/Creator: Josiah, James (fl. 1794) Place Written: London Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1794/12/20 Pagination: 1 p. + addr 24 x 19.8 cm

Summary of Content: Docketed on address leaf.


Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Government and CivicsDiplomacyTreatyCommerceMerchants and TradeJay's TreatyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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