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A.C. (fl. 1793) to W[alter] Patterson re: poor state of lumber trade

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.04544 Author/Creator: A.C. (fl. 1793) Place Written: Pictou, [?] Type: Letter signed Date: 1793/12/10 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Due to the war, the author notes that the lumber trade has suffered greatly. Docketed on address leaf.

People: Patterson, Walter

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Keywords/Subjects: War Economics, Banking, Commerce, Global History and US Foreign Policy, Global History and US Foreign Policy, Military History, Merchants and Trade, Industry

Sub Era: The Early Republic