[Collection of business correspondence relating to maritime trade in the United States.].

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21 items : ill. ; 30 x 22 cm. or smaller.
[1] MS. bill of lading, June 21, 1796, coffee shipped by A. Morin Jr., from Jérémie, Haiti, aboard the schooner Isabella, Gardner Lillibridge, master, to Dutilh & Wachsmuth, Philadelphia -- [2] MS. pay voucher, Jan. 1, 1802, to Stephen Dutilh, from Adam Drewis, to pay the bearer $3 for three days work on the Brig Favorite -- [3] MS. invoice, July 24, 1834, items shipped on the Edward of Calcutta, John Land, master, bound for Philadelphia; docket title dated Dec. 8, 1834; paper watermarked: J. Green & Son 1832 -- [4] MS. letter, Oct. 2, 1846, from Barnet, Nesbit & Garretson, flour dealer, Philadelphia, to George Furst, general store owner, Clinton County, Pa.; mentions the arrival of the steamship Great Western -- [5] Pay voucher, Aug. 15, 1857, from the Weigher's Office, Custom House, District of Philadelphia, signed by Daniel Barr, for Patrick Buckley, $8.25 -- [6] Pay voucher, Aug. 15, 1857, from the Weigher's Office, Custom House, District of Philadelphia, signed by Daniel Barr, for Thomas Devenport, $4.50 -- [7] Pay voucher, Aug. 15, 1857, from the Weigher's Office, Custom House, District of Philadelphia, signed by Daniel Barr, for Alexander Fagen, $6.75 -- [8] Pay voucher, Aug. 15, 1857, from the Weigher's Office, Custom House, District of Philadelphia, signed by Daniel Barr, for E.L. Moore, $8.25 -- [9] Pay voucher, Aug. 15, 1857, from the Weigher's Office, Custom House, District of Philadelphia, signed by Daniel Barr, for James Murrey, $8.25 -- [10] Pay voucher, Aug. 15, 1857, from the Weigher's Office, Custom House, District of Philadelphia, signed by Daniel Barr, for Joseph O'Harra, $8.25.
[11] Bill of lading, Sept. 11, 1859, Providence Tool Co., shipping merchandise aboard the propeller ship Ospray, to D.H. Way, New York; form printed by Knowles, Anthony & Co. -- [12] Bill of lading, Dec. 3, 1859, D.H. Way shipping merchandise to the Providence Tool Co.; form printed by Slote & Janes -- [13] Admeasurement of the canal boat Great Eastern, Nov. 27, 1860, Francis Tiernan, inspector, to John Hamilton Jr., surveyor of the port of Philadelphia -- [14] Admeasurement of the canal boat Three Brothers of Bristol, April 21, 1863, Charles J. Brown, revenue agent, to E. Reed Myer, surveyor of the port of Philadelphia -- [15] Bill of lading, May 19, 1863, Rommel, Potts & Co., Philadelphia, shipping coal aboard the schooner Caroline Grant of Deer Isle, J.W. Pressey, master, bound for Boston -- [16] Receipt for towing, Sept. 22, 1863, steam tug Hunter, New York -- [17a] Bill of lading, Dec. 9, 1864, French, Richards & Co., Philadelphia, shipping glass aboard the steamer Norman, to W.H. Jenney, Boston -- [17b] Invoice, Dec. 9, 1864, French, Richards & Co. to W.H. Jenney -- [17c] Envelope with printed address for French, Richards & Co., Philadelphia -- [17d] MS. letter, Dec. 10, 1864, from French, Richards & Co. to W.H. Jenney -- [18] Notebook for recording tonnage, Sept. 8, 1865, canal boat King Fisher, Geo. E. Hare.
Collection title devised by cataloger.

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