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Ward, N. (fl. 1872) [Agreement to ship goods aboard the Marquiss]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.061 Author/Creator: Ward, N. (fl. 1872) Place Written: Salem, Massachusetts Type: Document signed Date: 28 September 1782 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 21 x 28 cm.

Summary of Content: Lists goods he has received as the commander of the privateer ship the Marquiss to ship on behalf of Samuel Croce. States he will sell the contents in France and return to Croce the profits after giving one fourth to the freight commissioners. The estimated costs of the goods are listed on the lower half of the document. Document is signed by an N. Ward but John Buffington was the commander of the Marquis (see GLC01450.060).

People: Ward, N., fl. 1782
Croce, Samuel, fl. 1782
Buffington, John, fl. 1778-1783

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: FinanceMerchants and TradeCommercePrivateeringRevolutionary WarMaritimeFranceGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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