John Nelson, Merchant Adventurer: A Life between Empires

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  • ISBN: 0195065050
  • Author: Richard R. Johnson
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Genre: History
  • Date: April 30 1999
  • Pages: 208
  • Language: English

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John Nelson was an entrepreneur born in the mid-seventeenth century–a man, in Richard Johnson’s words, “operating ahead of the government and settled society from which he came,” who “responded to conventions and conditions derived from several different and often competing cultures.” For Nelson, this meant …