Manuscript Group 172, John H. Stephens (fl. 1802-1817), Merchant Daybook, 1802-1817

 

 

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Group 172, John H. Stephens (fl. 1802-1817), Merchant

 

Daybook,
1802-1817, 1 volume

 

Call
Number: MG 172

 

 

Summary

 


Summary:

 

Daybook
kept by a Newark grocer and merchant shipper, whose trade with
Europe and the West Indies during the Napoleonic Wars involved privateering by both French and American vessels.
In later life
he served as president of the Newark Whaling Company which owned
the Ship John Wells.

 

Gift of William M.
Sommer, 1930.

 

 

Related
Collections:

 

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other merchants records/papers.

 

Manuscript
Group 49, Ship Logs Collection
: Contains the log of the Ship John Wells.

 

 

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