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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Documents Relating to 1812
|David Coffin to Robert Boyd concerning the price of lead and black powder
|26 October 1812
|Coffin, David (1788-1815)
|Correspondence; Business and financial document
|During the War of 1812, reports difficulties selling lead and black powder because the market in Boston is glutted and prices are low. Suggests selling at auction. Boyd was a merchant in Portland, Maine.
|War of 1812 Merchants and Trade Commerce Finance Ammunition
|Coffin, David (1788-1815) Boyd, Robert (1758-1827)
|Merchants & Commerce; War of 1812; Industry
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859