Guide to the John H. Stephens (fl. 1802-1817), Merchant Daybook 1802-1817 MG 172
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Inventory prepared by Julia Telonidis, February 2006, as part of the “Farm to City” project funded by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.Finding aid encoded by Julia Telonidis. February 2006. Production of the EAD 2002 version of this finding aid was made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Finding aid written in English.
John H. Stephens was 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.
Consists of a single daybook kept by a Newark grocer and merchant shipper which lists names of customers, items purchased and prices paid.
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This collection should be cited as: Manuscript Group 172, John H. Stephens (fl. 1802-1817), Merchant
Daybook, The New Jersey Historical Society.
Gift of William M. Sommer, 1930.