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A Vigorous Spirit of Enterprise: Merchants and Economic Development in Revolutionary Philadelphia
A social, economic, and political study of Philadelphia merchants, this study presents both the spirit and statistics of merchant life. Doerflinger studies the Philadelphia merchant community fromExpand
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Commercial Specialization in Philadelphia's Merchant Community, 1750–1791
In this study of Philadelphia merchants in the latter half of the eighteenth century, Thomas M. Doerflinger subjects to critical scrutiny some heretofore accepted interpretations of the transitionExpand
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How to Run an Ironworks
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Philadelphia Merchants and the Logic of Moderation, 1760-1775
I N December I769 the wealthy Philadelphia merchant Henry Drinker relayed the latest political news to his partner, Abel James, who was in England. The American boycott of British manufactures,Expand
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The Antilles Trade of the Old Regime: A Statistical Overview
The Antilles Trade of the Old Regime: A Statistical Overview After more than a century of laborious research in the Archives Nationaux, various chambers of commerce, and other local depositories,Expand
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