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Jellis Fonda Papers
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Coll. No. 157
Scope and Content Note
Letters, invoices, accounts, along with land, legal, and military papers of Jellis/Jelles Fonda of Montgomery County, N.Y. Also contains two ledgers of a general store in Caughnawaga (Fonda), Montogmery County, N.Y. Subjects of note include his trade with London markets and with Native Americans, many of whom were customers in the ledgers. Includes some photocopies.
Jellis/Jelles Fonda (1729-1791) of Montgomery County, N.Y. was a soldier, justice of the peace, and one of the first merchants west of Schenectady, N.Y.
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