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Andre (fl. 1776) to Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer [in French]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00496.269 Author/Creator: Andre (fl. 1776) Place Written: Baltimore, Maryland Type: Manuscript letter signed Date: 23 October 1776 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Requesting permission to ship twenty-five barrels of flour. Written to Jenifer while president of the Maryland Council of Safety. Andre was most likely a French merchant.

People: Jenifer, Daniel of St. Thomas, 1723-1790.
Andre, fl. 1776.

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Keywords/Subjects: Commerce, Merchants and Trade, France, Revolutionary War, Maritime

Sub Era: The War for Independence