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This chapter presents a commerical records relevant to the archive of Dutch economic history in Amsterdam (NEHA). It discusses the archive of Jewish merchant. The archive of this anonymous Jewish merchant contains notes written in Yiddish in a Dutch almanac. All the notes deal with his commercial activities and are written on a blank page opposite the information relating to the month. The debt-book indicates Moses Meijer's wide-ranging activities as a merchant, butcher and moneylender to Jews and non-Jews in Brabant, Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Utrecht. It is a rich socio-economic source showing the role that an established provincial Jewish merchant could play in his region.

Keywords: commerical records; Dutch economic history in Amsterdam (NEHA); Jewish Merchant



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