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Keteltas, Peter (fl. 1742-1756) to Robert Livingston, Jr. re: business waning in Jamaica

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02647 Author/Creator: Keteltas, Peter (fl. 1742-1756) Place Written: Jamaica Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1742/08/18 Pagination: 2p. + addr. 32.9 x 20.4 cm

Summary of Content: Keteltas writes that the markets continue to decline, and there is nearly no demand for bread or flour, as there is an overflow of it on the market at present. He states that there are no prospects for any further business in Jamaica, and he has therefore decided to return home. Docketed on address leaf.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: CaribbeanWheatDiet and nutritionFinanceEconomicsMerchants and TradeCommerce

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