State Library of Queensland
Correspondence and financial records of the Bundaberg Distilling Co. Ltd. The majority of the records concern a fire which destroyed the distillery on November 21, 1936 and the reconstruction efforts
Maine Folklife Center,-- Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History
Interview, with Craig, at Eastport, Me., about the Eastport waterfront from 1900-1915; rum shops; factory work; stories; Seth Myers; and smuggling -- Includes songs and catalog
New-York Historical Society
Account book, 1784-1801, and receipt book, 1784-1801, of Doctor William Lawrence of New York City, recording personal expenses, professional accounts with patients, and accounts for the firm of Lawrence, Ellison & Co., representing the partnership of William Lawrence, John Ellison, and Henry Titus, evidently founded with the aim of operating a still for the production and sale of rum. The first fifteen pages of the account book contain accounts for the operation of a still house, balanced against income from rum sales, as well as individual accounts for the sale of rum and the final settlement of the firm's accounts by Lawrence, Titus, and Ellison's son in 1790. The remainder of the volume contains individual accounts for Lawrence's patients, recording charges for visits, medication, and treatments, which include bleeding, purges, inoculations, and the dressing of wounds. Doctor Lawrence's patients include: Jacob Mott, Capt. Solomon Townsend, Matthew Bowne, Capt. James Brewster, Peter ... Read More
New-York Historical Society
Letter book of the firm containing copies of letters to business contacts (May 1791-May 1793), particularly in Connecticut and Long Island, on topics such as their trade in sugar, molasses, rum, coffee, Jamaica spirits, beeswax, white beans, and other commodities; shipping, market conditions and prospects, freight, prices, trade with the West Indies, sale and charter of vessels, credit, marine insurance, the excess of molasses and closing of distilleries in 1791, financial speculation, economic crisis of 1792, and the insurrection in Haiti -- Some of the firm's more frequent correspondents include Joseph Anthony & Son and Francis L. Faures of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Major Joseph Williams, Thomas Mumford, Rufus and James Backus, and Joseph Howland of Norwich, Connecticut; Rosewell Saltonstall, William Stewart, Joseph Whalley, Jr., and Sarah Luke of New London; Samuel Mather, Jr. of Lyme; William J. and Richard Hart of Saybrook; John Morgan of Hartford; Magill & Clay of Middletown; ... Read More
Mystic Seaport Museum
Certificates for exporting goods from a district other than the one of original importation, for the port of New York -- One certificate, dated 1829, is for a cargo of beef and involves the brig CONDOR of Middletown, Goodrich master; and the schooner ADVANCE of Middletown, Nye master; The other, dated 1842, is for a cargo of rum and involves the bark CONDOR of Middletown, Ward master; the sloop BELLE of Middletown, Brooks master; and the brig ISABELLA, McKee master
Mystic Seaport Museum
Port and customs papers, bills, and foreign clearance documents for 10 vessels engaged in the rum and molasses trade from Middletown, Conn., to the West Indies
New-York Historical Society
Account books, 1772-1777, kept for the firm of Richard Seaman and Jordan Lawrence, merchants and distillers of New York City -- Volumes include a ledger, 1772-1775, recording purchases of molasses and sales of rum from their still house, with some entries for sales of other goods; and two daybooks, 1774 Mar.-1777 Mar., recording sales for large and small quantities of molasses, loaf sugar, tea, indigo, lard, pork, spices, brimstone, files, brandy, tumblers, barrels, shot, rum, playing cards, iron, etc., as well as accounts for goods shipped to be sold on consignment. Some of their more frequent customers were Charles Platt, Philip Rote, Nathaniel Seaman, Comfort Sands, Berrien & Fish, Thomas Franklin, Peter V. Devoort, John Fitton, and fellow distiller William Lawrence, along with various other members of the Lawrence and Seaman families
Peabody Essex Museum
Collection consists of photostats, which include: a log of the Ship Game Cock during an 1855 voyage between San Francisco, California and Shanghai; a bill of sale for the Ship Vancouver, dated 1854; a bill of sale for the Ship Daniel Marcy, dated 1873; correspondence written aboard the Ship Game Cock while in Shanghai, all dated 1855; and pages from an unidentified voyage between March and April 1855
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Diary entries and accounts kept during Connors' voyage aboard the sloop Family Trader, which left from Charleston, S.C. on 21 Nov. 1779 for Guadeloupe, loaded with rice and butter to exchange for salt, rum, and sundry provisions, and his suspicion of a possible mutiny among the crew, apparently due to shortage of water and provisions
Massachusetts Historical Society
Business and family papers of the Boylston family of Boston and Princeton, Mass. and Bath, Bristol, and London, Eng. Letters, letterbooks, diaries, ledgers, and journals of merchants John (1709-1795), Thomas (1721-1798), Nicholas (1716-1771), and Ward N. Boylston (1749-1827). Subjects include coffee, rum, potash, sugar and whale oil trade, land speculation, the coming of the American Revolution, Mass. loyalists, construction of the family home in Princeton, and European description and travel. Correspondents include John Q. Adams, Asher Benjamin, Eliphalet Fitch, George Folger, Benjamin Hallowell, William Cooper, Harrison Gray, Daniel Leonard, Daniel Lisle, Moses Gill, Charles Bulfinch, Charles Paxton, William Smith, Benjamin Petty, Samuel and William Vaughan, Samuel Sewall, and Jacob Wendell


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