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Carroll, Daniel (1730-1796) to John Fitzgerald? re: sale of linen and tobacco

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04842.18 Author/Creator: Carroll, Daniel (1730-1796) Place Written: Baltimore, Maryland Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1780/05/09 Pagination: 1 p. + addr 22.6 x 18.3 cm

Background Information: Signer of the U.S. Constitution.

People: Carroll, Daniel, 1730-1796

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Merchants and TradeCommerceTextileTobacco and Smoking

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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