James F. Baldwin on effect of War of 1812 on land sales

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James F. Baldwin on effect of War of 1812 on land sales

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James F. Baldwin, an engineer in Boston, writes to Josiah Pierce (1756-1830) of Baldwin, saying he is certain he could have sold some Baldwin land, but is not sure how to proceed since the War of 1812 had begun.

Pierce and Baldwin's father, Loammi, who died in 1807, had been business partners.

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About This Item

  • Title: James F. Baldwin on effect of War of 1812 on land sales
  • Creator: Baldwin, James F.
  • Creation Date: 1812-07-08
  • Subject Date: 1812
  • Town: Baldwin, Boston
  • County: Cumberland, Suffolk
  • State: MA, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Collection: Pierce Family Collection
  • Object Type: Text

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