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
1802-1817, 1 volume
Number: MG 172
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.
other merchants records/papers.
Group 49, Ship Logs Collection: Contains the log of the Ship John Wells.