Category Archives: Shipping Trade

Red D Line

Red D Line records, 1861–1936. 12 volumes (1.66 linear feet). Abstract The Red D Line was the main transportation link between the United States and Venezuela from 1820 to 1936. The line took its trade name from the red D … Continue reading

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Reed and Forde

Reed and Forde business papers, 1735–1907. 1 box (0.2 linear feet). About Reed and Forde John Reed and Standish Forde were Philadelphia merchants who traded directly to numerous European ports in Spain, France, Holland, Portugal, and foreign West Indies. French … Continue reading

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Kemble, Howard R.

Howard R. Kemble research materials, undated. 5 card file boxes (5 linear feet). About Howard R. Kemble Howard R. Kemble was a Trustee of the Camden County Historical Society. He was the author, along with Harry B. Weiss, of They … Continue reading

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Account book

Account book of unidentified firm, 1804–1809. 1 volume (0.08 linear feet). About the collection Volume listing ships names, owner or captain, ports of origin and destination, and financial information, primarily for voyages to and from Philadelphia between 1804 and 1809. … Continue reading

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Andrew (Ship)

Andrew (Ship) manifest, 1792. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About the ship Andrew Andrew was a 280-ton ship owned by James King, David and Henry Pratt, William Bell, George C. Shroeppel, Joesph Harper, and Isaac Snowden, of Philadelphia. Samual Makins … Continue reading

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Clow & Co.

Andrew Clow & Co. receipts, 1789–1794. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About Clow & Co. Andrew Clow and David Cay were the principal partners of Andrew Clow & Co., an importing/exporting firm based in Philadelphia. The firm owned several ships … Continue reading

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Dutilh & Wachsmuth (Philadelphia, Pa.)

Dutilh & Wachsmuth records, 1783–1809. 1 box, 4 volumes (1 linear foot). About Dutilh & Wachsmuth Etienne Dutilh, a French merchant, emigrated to Philadelphia in 1783 and established several commercial firms including E. Dutilh & Company, 1783-1789; Dutilh & Wachsmuth, … Continue reading

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Francis (Ship)

Francis (Ship) records, 1816–1818. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About the ship Francis The ship Francis was owned by J. Gardiner, William Prior, and Woodbridge Odlin. About the collection Letters and accounts pertaining to the ship Francis. Accounts include payments … Continue reading

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Friendship (Sloop)

Friendship (Sloop) invoice book, 1784. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About the sloop Friendship The sloop Friendhip sailed out of Philadelphia. William Connell was Friendship’s Master in 1784. About the collection This is an invoice book of the sloop Friendship, … Continue reading

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Plumstead, George

George Plumstead business papers, 1801–1805. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About George Plumstead George Plumstead (1765-1805) was a Philadelphia merchant. His business was located at 166 Front Street. He was the owner of Chamounix, a country home in what is … Continue reading

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