Bright Shipping account books  1757-1809 (bulk 1757-1780)
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Title: Bright Shipping account books
Creator: Bright, Henry, 1715-1777, Bright, Richard, and Bright, Lowbridge
Inclusive dates: 1757-1809
Bulk dates: 1757-1780
Extent: 4 volumes
This collection contains financial records related to the mercantile interests of Henry, Richard, and Lowbridge Bright, who owned several ships that made trading voyages between Bristol, England, and the Caribbean in the late 18th century. Accounts cover prizes taken by the Tryall during the Seven Years' War, as well as transatlantic trade between Bristol and several Caribbean islands, primarily Jamaica.
Language: The material is in English
Repository: William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan
909 S. University Ave.
The University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1190
Phone: 734-764-2347
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