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Cathcart, James (fl. 1806) Invoice of articles sent to Tunis and consigned to Tobias Lear

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02794.109 Author/Creator: Cathcart, James (fl. 1806) Place Written: Boston Type: Manuscript document Date: 1806/09/06 Pagination: 6 p. + address 20.5 x 16 cm

Summary of Content: Same invoice as GLC 2794.110, but written in different format. Signed by both Tobias Lear and James Leander Cathcart. Docketed on address leaf.


Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: DiplomacyGovernment and CivicsGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyAfricaBarbary CoastBarbary PiratesBarbary WarsMerchants and TradeCommerce

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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