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Theodore Barrell letter on shipping interests, 1783

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

Theodore Barrell of Boston wrote to his brother, Nathaniel, of York, concerning an upcoming trip to Philadelphia to try to resolve what he calls the "Portuguese Affair" -- a ship whose origin was uncertain -- British or Portuguese.

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  • Title: Theodore Barrell letter on shipping interests, 1783
  • Creator: Barrell, Theodore
  • Creation Date: 1783-04-12
  • Subject Date: 1783
  • Town: Boston, York
  • County: Suffolk, York
  • State: MA, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 2129, Box 1/2
  • Collection: Barrell Family Collection
  • Object Type: Text

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