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Davis, Isaac (fl. 1782) to Robert Livingston, Jr. re: trade

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.03465 Author/Creator: Davis, Isaac (fl. 1782) Place Written: Rhinebeck, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1782/12/07 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Isaac Davis informs Robert, Jr. of his trade transactions, and notes that it is better to sell goods for wheat at the moment since money is so scarce. Docketed on address leaf.

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Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Keywords/Subjects: Merchants and Trade, Commerce, Finance, Economics, Coins and Currency, Wheat, Diet and nutrition

Sub Era: The War for Independence