Ashbaugh family papers 1873-1920 (bulk 1901-1911)
Charles Goore letter book
Goore, Charles, 1703-1783
170 pages (1 volume)
The Charles Goore letter book contains letters, dated March 1774 to January 1783, from a prosperous Liverpool merchant to other English merchants, members of Parliament, British naval officers, customers, and friends. These letters touch on various aspects of Atlantic trade, including the detrimental effects of the American Revolutionary War on British commerce, whaling ventures off Greenland, and the trade in tobacco, hemp, flag stones, and ironware.
The material is in English
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