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Title Jacob Broom document set
Date 1787 October [letter]
Description 1 item - 2 leaf pamphlet with letter
People Broom, Jacob, 1752-1810

Fisher, James

Fisher, Samuel
Search Terms Constitution Signers
Scope & Content Jacob Broom document set. 1 item - 2 leaf pamphlet with letter. A.L.S., 1787 Oct[ober] 16, Duck Creek Cross Roads to James and Sam[ue]l Fisher, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania], regarding the purchase of wheat for the Fishers.
Broom (1752-1810) was a merchant, manufacturer, statesman, of Wilmington, Del.; delegate to convention of 1787 pursuant to a resolution of Congress to adopt a federal constitution) .
Part of box of autographs related to the Annapolis Convention.
No engraving in this document set.
Admin/Biographical History John S. H. Fogg, compiler of this collection, born in Eliot, Maine. Graduated from Bowdoin College in 1846, earned a degree in medicine from Harvard College in 1850 and established his practice in South Boston, Massachusetts. While a student at Bowdoin, Dr. Fogg developed a lifelong interest in collecting autograph letters and documents, particularly those relating to the history of the United States. Paralyzed and confined to a wheelchair in 1873, Fogg gave undivided attention to building his magnificent collection. Beginning in 1875, he had completed the task by 1881.