From Alexander Niehaus
ALS: American Philosophical Society
<Haselünne in Westphalia, October 10, 1778, in German:7 The famous tapestries of Osnabruck are made here. We also manufacture very good woollen stockings for soldiers, cheaper than elsewhere. Could you indicate how I should best start my trade and give me the name of a commercial agent?>
7. A résumé of the letter, in French and in another hand, appears in the margin.