By Mark Abbott Stern
David Franks, a colonial businessman in Philadelphia, used to be essentially the most vital figures in American Jewish historical past within the eighteenth century. This widely researched biography illuminates not just Franks's own dealings, but in addition his enterprise lifestyles. Franks used to be concerned with Indian exchange, send layout and development, production, overseas exchange, land hypothesis, westward exploration, and army provisioning. This quantity follows Franks from his beginnings in a renowned Jewish family members to his trials for treason and his exile within the postrevolutionary interval, supplying a special portrait of a forgotten American.
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David Franks: Colonial Merchant (Keystone Books) by Mark Abbott Stern