David Franks : colonial merchant

"A biography of David Franks, an American Jewish merchant in Philadelphia during the colonial period and the War for Independence. A supplier to the British Army since the French and Indian War, Franks, though acquitted of treason, was forced out of Pennsylvania"--Provided by publisher.

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Main Author: Stern, Mark Abbott, 1929-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, c2010.
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100 1 |a Stern, Mark Abbott,  |d 1929- 
245 1 0 |a David Franks :  |b colonial merchant  |c Mark Abbott Stern 
260 |a University Park, Pa. :  |b Pennsylvania State University Press,  |c c2010. 
300 |a xxi, 263 p. ;  |c 24 cm. 
541 0 |c Purchase;  |d 5/28/13;  |h $55.50. 
500 |a "A Keystone book"--P. facing t.p. 
520 |a "A biography of David Franks, an American Jewish merchant in Philadelphia during the colonial period and the War for Independence. A supplier to the British Army since the French and Indian War, Franks, though acquitted of treason, was forced out of Pennsylvania"--Provided by publisher. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. [241]-251) and index. 
505 0 |a David Franks, arrested for treason -- Family, friends, and associates -- Indian affairs, family growth, and supplying the Army -- Commercial adventures -- Plumsted and Franks, agents for the contractors -- General Jeffrey Amherst and Colonel Henry Bouquet -- Major General Thomas Gage -- Franks, Inglis, and Barkly, agents for the contractors -- Levy and Franks and land speculation companies -- A time of transition -- Working both sides of the street -- War and financial turmoil in Philadelphia -- The revenge of the radicals -- A time of trials -- Exiles -- The final chapter -- Appendix A: letters to the editor -- Appendix B: questions of death and burial -- Appendix C: "Dear Mrs. Cad" : a Revolutionary War letter of Rebecca Franks. 
600 1 0 |a Franks, David,  |d 1720-1794. 
590 |a The Balch Ethnic Studies Collection. 
650 0 |a Merchants  |z Pennsylvania  |z Philadelphia  |v Biography. 
650 0 |a Contractors  |z Pennsylvania  |z Philadelphia  |v Biography. 
650 0 |a Jews  |z Pennsylvania  |z Philadelphia  |v Biography. 
651 0 |a Philadelphia (Pa.)  |x History  |y Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775. 
651 0 |a Philadelphia (Pa.)  |x History  |y Revolution, 1775-1783. 
610 1 0 |a Great Britain.  |b Army  |x Equipment  |x History  |y 18th century. 
651 0 |a Philadelphia (Pa.)  |v Biography. 
600 1 0 |a Franks, David,  |d 1720-1794  |v Trials, litigation, etc. 
650 0 |a Trials (Treason)  |z Pennsylvania  |z Philadelphia. 
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