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Summary Information

Title: Pittsburgh Waste Book and Fort Pitt Trading Post Papers
Collection Number: DAR.1925.03
Creator: Allen, George, Indian Trader

Collection Dates: 1757-1765
Extent: 0.21 linear feet (1 volume)

Language: English

The documents known as the Pittsburgh Waste Book and Papers of the Fort Pitt Trading Post, 1757-1765, are reputed to be the first known accounts of trade at Fort Pitt. Information recorded in the book and associated documents detail business transactions through daily accounts, correspondence and receipts. Digital reproductions of this collection are available online.