by Robert Morris
edited by Elizabeth M. Nuxoll and Mary A. Y. Gallagher
University of Pittsburgh Press, 1999
eISBN: 978-0-8229-7049-1 | Cloth: 978-0-8229-4055-5
Library of Congress Classification E302.M82 1973
Dewey Decimal Classification 973.30924

Although Robert Morris (1734-1806), "the Financier of the American Revolution," was a signer of the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the Constitution, a powerful committee chairman in the Continental Congress, an important figure in Pennsylvania politics, and perhaps the most prominent businessman of his day, he is today least known of the great national leaders of the Revolutionary era.This oversight is being rectified by this  definitive publication project that transcribes and carefully annotates the Office of Finance diary, correspondence, and other official papers written by Morris during his administration as superintendent of finance from 1781 to 1784.

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