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Forbes, Edward (fl. 1792) [Price current of lumber at Dublin, Ireland]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.05550 Author/Creator: Forbes, Edward (fl. 1792) Place Written: Dublin, Ireland Type: Autograph document signed Date: 19 July 1792 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Lists the prices for various types of wood and other items, including white oak, pine, bees wax, and whale and cod oil. Addressed to William Knox.

People: Forbes, Edward, fl. 1792.

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Keywords/Subjects: Merchants and Trade, Commerce, Building Construction, Whaling

Sub Era: The Early Republic