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Griffith, Robert E. (fl. 1808-1815) to William D. Patterson re: news of family and shipping

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.04550 Author/Creator: Griffith, Robert E. (fl. 1808-1815) Place Written: Philadelphia, [Pa.] Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1815/04/23 Pagination: 1p. + addr. 25 x 20

Summary of Content: Docketed on address leaf.

People: Griffith, Robert E
Patterson, William E

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Children and FamilyMerchants and TradeCommerce

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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