Category Archives: China Trade

Whitall, John S.

John S. Whitall papers [should this be Whitall family papers?], 1774–1845. 2 boxes, plus 2 oversize folders (0.83 linear feet). About John S. Whitall John Siddon Whitall was a merchant in Philadelphia. This was his second career; as a young … Continue reading

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Etting, Benjamin

Benjamin Etting journal, 1822–1837. 1 box (0.16 linear feet). About the collection Journal kept by Philadelphia merchant Benjamin Etting on voyages to Canton, China, 1822-25; 1831, 1835, and 1837. Entries remarking on weather, landmarks seen, length of passage. Volume includes … Continue reading

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