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David Franks : colonial merchant / Mark Abbott Stern.

Author/creator Stern, Mark Abbott, 1929-
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoUniversity Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press,
Descriptionxxi, 263 p. ; 24 cm.
Supplemental Content Full text available from UPCC Books History 2010 Subject Collection
Contents David Franks, arrested for treason -- Family, friends, and associates -- Indian affairs, family growth, and supplying the Army -- Commercial adventures -- Plumsted and Franks, agents for the contractors -- General Jeffrey Amherst and Colonel Henry Bouquet -- Major General Thomas Gage -- Franks, Inglis, and Barkly, agents for the contractors -- Levy and Franks and land speculation companies -- A time of transition -- Working both sides of the street -- War and financial turmoil in Philadelphia -- The revenge of the radicals -- A time of trials -- Exiles -- The final chapter -- Appendix A: letters to the editor -- Appendix B: questions of death and burial -- Appendix C: "Dear Mrs. Cad" : a Revolutionary War letter of Rebecca Franks.
Abstract "A biography of David Franks, an American Jewish merchant in Philadelphia during the colonial period and the War for Independence. A supplier to the British Army since the French and Indian War, Franks, though acquitted of treason, was forced out of Pennsylvania"--Provided by publisher.
General note"A Keystone book"--P. facing t.p.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. [241]-251) and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2009046029
ISBN9780271036694 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN0271036699 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN9780271030982 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN0271030984 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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