Wolcott, Oliver, 1760-1833 to Wolcott, Frederick, 1808 Jan 14
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- Digitized: 1808 Jan 14
Writes to allay his brother's concern over the China Trade; assures him that the danger appears more serious than it is; notes the only failure of merchants has been of those who were insolvent prior to the embargo. Feels there is no immediate danger of war and reports that the ship (the Trident) and its cargo are insured against all risks including war. Asks his brother to convey this information to their partner, Julius Deming.