Price List of Peltries

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Creek Factory Correspondence, RG75 view image
CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Creek Factory Correspondence, RG75 view image
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Date April 24, 1799
Author Name Edward Wright (primary) Location: Oconee, Georgia
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Summary Discusses prices for furs purchased from the Creeks, the proper care of the furs before shipment, and the proper method of packing them for shipment. Asks for a list of goods needed by the Factory.
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Related Persons/Groups Edward Wright; John Harris; keeper of military stores; factor for the United States; Secretary for the Department of War; James McHenry; Indians; late factor; Mr. Joseph Clay; merchant; Mr. Price;
Related Places Oconee; Georgia; Philadelphia; Savannah;
Keywords price current; peltries; purchases; rate; expense of transactions; profit; advance; factory goods; price; factory; invoiced; number, weight, and price; beaver; furs; skins; pelt; sale; deer skins; shanks; pates; price per pound; vermin; expense of transportation; account; warm season; skin house; airing and beating; worms; shade; sun; coarser skins; bear; wrapping; strong cords; bale; whiskey; spirits; route; defect; modes of conveyance; dry; free from damp; summer; list of the goods; ;
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