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Colonies in America: Commerce, Business, and the Economy

Pennsylvania, Maryland, & Virginia

Sources included here cover the Mid-Atlantic region primarily the colonies of Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia and and are more focused on business and economic topics. Books that cover the history of the state will provide a broader perspective but also include discussions that are trade, industry, and economic in nature. It might be important to also search on the names of prominent men and families, particularly if they played and outsized role in the economy and history of the city or state. The following materials link to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Links to digital content are provided when available.