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Isaacks, Jacob Nichols, Jonathan (1712-1757) to Thomas Richardson

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.517.02 Author/Creator: Isaacks, Jacob Nichols, Jonathan (1712-1757) Place Written: Newport, Rhode Island Type: Document signed Date: 3 October 1755 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 15.7 x 9.6 cm.

Summary of Content: Orders Jacob Isaacks be paid "Four hundred and forty eight pounds old Tenor, being for Linnen Checks, and Charge the same to the Colony." Signed by Jonathan Nichols, Thomas Cranston and Peter Bours as the Committee of War. Verso signed by Jacob Isaacs. Jonathan Nichols was deputy governor of Rhode Island. Thomas Richardson was the general treasurer of Rhode Island. Peter Bours was the speaker of the Rhode Island House of Representatives from 1757-1759. Jacob Isaacks was a Jewish merchant and broker in Newport.

Background Information: Jonathan Nichols was deputy governor of Rhode Island.
Thomas Richardson was the General Treasurer of Rhode Island.
Peter Bours was the Speaker of the Rhode Island House of Representatives from 1757...-1759.See More

People: Nichols, Jonathan, 1712-1757
Cranston, Thomas, 1710-1785
Bours, Peter, 1707-1761
Richardson, Thomas, fl. 1752-1761
Isaacs, Jacob, fl. 1755-1784

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: JudaismFinanceMilitary HistoryMilitary UniformsRevolutionary WarTextile

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