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Solomon [Soloman], Haymlocked

(1740–1785)
  • Milton M. Klein

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Solomon [Soloman], Haym (1740–1785), financier in America, was born in Lissa (Lezno), Poland, of humble parentage. He left about 1767 as a result of a fire which made many of the poor homeless. Travelling in Europe he acquired facility in a number of languages, and also made commercial contacts. In the early 1770s he arrived in ...

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