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Decker, Sir Matthew, 1679-1749 (English merchant and writer on trade)



  • Existence: 1679 - 1749

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


Correspondence on T. Walpole's joining Clifford & Sons, Amsterdam, from Sir Matthew Decker, Horatio Walpole, Lady C. Fitzwilliam, George Clifford, and Thomas Walpole, 1747-1748

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8708/2-23
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Five volumes comprising: papers relating to Thomas Walpole joining the firm of George Clifford and Sons in Amsterdam; marriage contract with Elizabeth Vanneck, 1749; correspondence on political matters including the Duke of Newcastle's administration, the breakdown of relations between Britian and America, the Falkland Islands, the American Declaration of Independence, trade and affairs in the West Indies and the situation in France prior to the Revolution; family correspondence with his...
Dates: 1747-1748
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