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    Republic of Texas: Mercantile Record. Four pages, 8" x 12", with dates recorded between January 6, 1837, and October 15, 1838. These are very early original account sheets of Baily, Gay, & Hoxie, merchants at Washington-on-the-Brazos. Some weaknesses at the folds have been repaired with tape. Toned; near very good.

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    More specifically, these are accounting records between Baily, Gay, & Hoxie of Texas and John A. Merle & Co. of New Orleans and include the amounts of cotton and sugar sent from Texas, the monies received, and the register of schooners (the Flash, the William Bryan, the Kosciusko, and the Halcyon) that transported the goods.



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