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Collection Reference Number GLC01450.061
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1782 
Title Agreement to ship goods aboard the Marquiss
Date 28 September 1782
Author Ward, N. (fl. 1872)  
Document Type Business and financial document
Content Description 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).
Subjects Finance  Merchants and Trade  Commerce  Privateering  Revolutionary War  Maritime  France  Global History and Civics  
People Ward, N. (fl. 1782)  Croce, Samuel (fl. 1782)  Buffington, John (fl. 1778-1783)  
Place written Salem, Massachusetts
Theme The American Revolution; Naval & Maritime; Merchants & Commerce
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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