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Letter book, 1793 Mar.-1800 Sept.

Author: David Gelston
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
Database:WorldCat
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Letter book kept by Gelston after the dissolution of his partnership with Gilbert Saltonstall (March 1793-Sept. 1800). Business correspondence concerning his trade in sugar, iron, beef, whale oil, and bone; output of his sugar mill during 1796-1797; his hostility toward the British government due to privateering and seizure and condemnation of American vessels, including his own; the embargo; apprehension of war
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Named Person: Samuel Bayard; Abraham Bloodgood; William Buckley; David Greene, of Boston Massachusetts.; Stephen Howell; Benjamin Huntting; Nathaniel G Ingraham; Abraham Kinney; John Kinney; Samuel P Lord; David Lyman; Samuel Mather; Thomas Mather; James Monroe; Joseph Pellerin, of New London Connecticut.; Uriah Rogers; Nathan Sage; Comfort Sands; William Shaler; William Shute; Benjamin Tallmadge
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: David Gelston
OCLC Number: 477028549
Description: 1 v. (418 p.)

Abstract:

Letter book kept by Gelston after the dissolution of his partnership with Gilbert Saltonstall (March 1793-Sept. 1800). Business correspondence concerning his trade in sugar, iron, beef, whale oil, and bone; output of his sugar mill during 1796-1797; his hostility toward the British government due to privateering and seizure and condemnation of American vessels, including his own; the embargo; apprehension of war between France and England; and the failure of Comfort Sands in his claim in 1797.

More frequent correspondents include John and Abraham Kinney, Morristown, New Jersey; Capt. Stephen Howell, Sag Harbor, New York; Thomas and Samuel Mather, Albany; Uriah Rogers and Benjamin Huntting, Southampton; Samuel P. Lord, East Haddam, Connecticut; Nathaniel G. Ingraham, Middletown; Joseph Pellerin, New London; Benjamin Tallmadge, Litchfield; David Greene, Boston, Massachusetts; Daniel Crommelin & Sons, Amsterdam, Netherlands; Thomas Mullett & Co. and Samuel Bayard, London, England; David Lyman; Abraham Bloodgood; William Shute; James Monroe; William Buckley; William Shaler; Spencer, Whiting & Co.; and Nathan Sage.

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