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Plumsted, Robert, fl 1757 (merchant)



  • Existence: fl 1757


Robert Plumstead was a quaker involved in trans-Atlantic trade. He lived in London.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


Robert Plumstead: Letter book

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.2798
Scope and Contents

Copies of letters to Plumsteads' clients. Includes alphabetical list of addressees. See C. A. J. Skeel, 'The Letter-Book of a Quaker Merchant, 1756-8', English Historical Review (1916), 137-43.

Dates: 1756-1758
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