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Collection Reference Number GLC01450.517.04
From Archive Folder American Judaica documents relating to Jewish colonists and patriots 
Title Bill for Doctor Aaron Lopez
Date November 1770
Author Traffarn, Philip (fl. 1770-1782)  
Document Type Business and financial document
Content Description Bill from Phillip Traffarn's ship "Benjamin" to Doctor Aaron Lopez for three pounds nineteen schillings nine pence.
Subjects Judaism  Finance  Maritime  
People Traffarn, Philip (fl. 1770-1782)  Lopez, Aaron (1731-1782)  
Theme Health & Medicine; Religion
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Philip Traffarn was a Captain during the American Revolution. Aaron Lopez was a Jewish Merchant who provided ships for the colonies during the American Revolution. He was the first president of Touro Synagogue, the oldest synagogue in the United States.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859