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Letter from Moore Furman to Benjamin Guild about a cargo of tea, 1794 November 28

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Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists primarily of Furman's letters (1794-1808) to his dry goods business associate, Benjamin Guild, of Pittstown, New Jersey. In addition, there are two documents (1793, 1807) concerning Pittstown property and two letters (1780) by Furman to Capt. Thomas Reading about forage needed by the American army during the Revolutionary War.

Collection History

Custodial History:

The collection was formed as a result of a Departmental practice of combining into one collection material of various accessions relating to a particular person, family, or subject.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Letter from Moore Furman to Benjamin Guild about a cargo of tea; Moore Furman Collection, C1063, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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