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The Dealer's companion and trader's assistant

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04542 Author/Creator: Place Written: s.l. Type: Book Date: 1783 Pagination: 143 p. 19 x 7.3 cm

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Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Merchants and TradeCommerce

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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