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Collection Reference Number GLC01450.501
From Archive Folder American Judaica documents relating to Jewish colonists and patriots 
Title Bill of exchange signed by Silas Deane, with endorsement on verso signed by Isaac Moses
Date 7 March 1779
Author Deane, Silas (1737-1789)  
Additional authors Moses, Isaac (1741-1818)
Document Type Business and financial document
Content Description A bill of exchange for two hundred pounds sterling to be paid to Isaac Moses, written to "Horneca, Fitzeau and Co. Bankers of Amsterdam." Verso, signed by Moses, states the amount be paid to Samuel B. Webb.
Subjects Judaism  Finance  Revolutionary War  Banking  Global History and Civics  
People Deane, Silas (1737-1789)  Moses, Isaac (1741-1818)  Webb, Samuel Blachley (1753-1807)  
Place written Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Theme The American Revolution; Religion; Banking & Economics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Silas Deane was a Connecticut delegate to the Continental Congress. Isaac Moses was a Jewish banker and merchant from New York. Samuel Blachley Webb was aide-de-camp to General George Washington in 1776.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859