Letter; Leeser, Isaac; Sollas, M. M.; Kingston, Jamaica; 1844 November 14
A letter from Moses Mendes Sollas, a wealthy merchant, lay leader, and benefactor of K. K. Shahar Ashamaim in Kingston, Jamaica, to Isaac Leeser in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In this letter, he asks for information on a firm that can put up "spiced beef" for export to Jamaica. In addition, he gives his thoughts and advice to Leeser on his attempt to organize the broader jewish community in America. The last part includes book orders with names.
Leeser, Isaac; Sollas, M. M.
Arnold and Deanne Kaplan Collection of Early American Judaica (University of Pennsylvania)