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A.H. Lawrence & Co. (fl. 1816) to Aaron Hobart and Aaron Hobart, Sr.

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06313.04.051 Author/Creator: A.H. Lawrence & Co. (fl. 1816) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 28 November 1816 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Informs the Hobarts that Joab Cooper has sent them to collect money owed through a note dated 30 March 1816. Mentions that Cooper has deducted a certain amount from the note and expects to be paid the difference. Possibly related to the support of a church in Hanover, New Hampshire. See GLC06313.050 for a related letter from Cooper.

People: Cooper, Joab G
AH Lawrence & Co, fl 1816
Hobart, Aaron, 1787-1858.
Hobart, Aaron, 1764-1818.

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Keywords/Subjects: Religion, Finance

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison