George Weirick orderly book  1814
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Family and business correspondence of the Forman family of Washington and Louisville, Ky., and of New Orleans, La.

The Forman business records commence in 1802. At first the family traded in apples, meat, flour, and wool, but by the 1830's they had begun to concentrate on hemp, rope, and bagging. Branches of the family enterprise extended to Louisiana and Kentucky. The business correspondence includes content respecting trade on the Ohio and Mississippi rivers in the antebellum period.

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