Category Archives: Laborers and Tradesmen

Dounton, William

William Dounton account book, 1843–1858. 1 volume (0.08 linear feet). About William Dounton William D. Dounton was a ropemaker in Rising Sun Village, Philadelphia. About the collection Notebook containing formulae, calculations and tables for methods of ropemaking, plus accounts for … Continue reading

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Constitution (Frigate)

Constitution (Frigate) payroll of carpenters, 1802. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About the frigate Constitution USS Constitution is a three-masted frigate of the United States Navy. She was built in Boston at Edmun Hartt’s shipyard and launched in 1794. She … Continue reading

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French & Son Co.

George French & Son Co. receipt, 1856. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About French & Son Co. George French & Son was a Philadelphia rigging company operating at “No. 111 South Wharves,” located near South Street. About the collection Receipt … Continue reading

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Eyre, Manuel

Manuel Eyre papers, 1803–1845. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About Manuel Eyre Manuel Eyre was a principal of Eyre and Massey, a firm of Philadelphia merchants. The business was located on Front Street. About the collection Collection consists of several … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Maritime Museum

Labor on the Delaware Project collection, 1974–1981. 3 boxes, FIX (7.5 linear feet). About Philadelphia Maritime Museum’s Labor on the Delaware Project Labor on the Delaware: The Longshoremen Experience was originally a documentary film project in the early 1980s sponsored … Continue reading

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Fullerton, Aaron

Aaron Fullerton seamen’s protection certificate and account book, 1797–1814. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About the collection This is a small collection of papers of Aaron Fullerton. Materials include a seamen’s protection certificate for Fullerton; and an account book, which … Continue reading

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Dunkin, Joshua

Joshua Dunkin account book, 1847–1848. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About the collection This volume records payments to laborers for work performed, memoranda of expenses, and detailed memoranda of labor performed on various ships. Subjects Ships–Maintenance and repair Types of … Continue reading

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