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Gideon French of Boston, Tallow-Chandler, 1784 to 1819

SC001.1959.050.178.003 (RS12952)

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Collection Name
Old-Time New England
Collection Code
SC001
Dates
1959
Date Notes
Volume 50, Number 178 (Fall, 1959)
Abstract
Not much is known about Boston merchant Gideon French: only two printed records exist that confirm he ever lived. Six manuscript ledgers shed a little light on this colonial businessman, and Lawrence B. Romaine looks at them and they questions that arise from them.
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Collection Type
Serials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Article ID: 389
GUSN
169940
Reference Code
SC001.1959.050.178.003

Record details

Originator
Lawrence B. Romaine (Author)
Publisher
Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities
Publisher Series
Old Time New England
Place of Publication
Boston, Mass.
Publications Referencing This Collection
(1959). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

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