Category Archives: French Spoliation

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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Peterson, Henry W.

Henry W. Peterson collection of Reed and Forde manuscripts, 1785–1801. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About Henry W. Peterson John Reed and Standish Forde were Philadelphia merchants. The firm helped to open up trade between the United States and Spanish … Continue reading

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Henderson, J. Welles

J. Welles Henderson manuscript collection, 1761–1909. 3 boxes, plus 1 oversize folder (1.08 linear feet). About J. Welles Henderson J. Welles Henderson (1920-2007) was the founder and former Chairman of the Board of Independence Seaport Museum. Henderson was a graduate … Continue reading

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