1831 · [Washington]
Letter dated 23 February 1831 from J. D'Homergue to Andrew Stevenson detailing the potential profits of manufacturing silk, including the claim that one acre of land would produce $1,875 worth of cocoons every seven years.
House document (United States. Congress. House) 21st Congress, 2nd session, doc. no. 114. Removed from a nonce volume. Light age-toning, unevenly trimmed upper edge with one short tear. The number 29 is written in ink on upper margin with a pencilled note to "see no. 14." A good copy. (Inventory #: 36364)