The letters of William Freeman, London merchant, 1678-1685 by William Freeman

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Published by London Record Society in [S.l.] .

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Subjects:

  • Freeman, William, -- 1645-1707.,
  • Merchants -- England -- London -- Correspondence.,
  • Sugar trade -- Caribbean Area -- History.,
  • Slave trade -- Caribbean Area -- History.,
  • London (England) -- Commerce -- History -- 17th century -- Sources.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by David Hancock.
GenreCorrespondence., Sources.
SeriesLondon Record Society publications -- vol.36, Publications (London Record Society) -- v. 36.
ContributionsHancock, David., Institute of Jamaica. Library., London Record Society.
The Physical Object
Paginationlviii, 408 p ;
Number of Pages408
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19545981M
ISBN 100900952369

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