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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
Date added: 2019-09-27
1790-1835
Creator:
Newton, Gordon, and Johnston.
Newton, Gordon, and Murdoch.
Newton, Gordon, Murdoch, and Co.
Newton, Gordon, Murdoch, and Scott.
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
This collection comprises thirty-nine letters from American businessmen to the Madeira, Portugal-based wine merchants Francis Newton, Alexander Johnston, Thomas Gordon, and their partners, spanning the period from 1790 to 1835. Most of these letters discuss trade relations, the terms of specific deals, and the fluctuations of the market. The most common item of discussion is the exchange of flour or, to a lesser extent, corn and other grains for Madeira wine. Most of the letters (twenty-four) are sent from Philadelphia, while merchants from Boston, Charleston, New York, Norfolk, and Petersburgh also appear in the correspondence.
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Newton, Gordon, Johnston, Murdoch, and Scott of Madeira, Portugal letters
creator
Newton, Gordon, and Johnston. Newton, Gordon, and Murdoch. Newton, Gordon, Murdoch, and Co. Newton, Gordon, Murdoch, and Scott.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1417
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear foot (1 box)
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1790-1835
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This collection comprises thirty-nine letters from American businessmen to the Madeira, Portugal-based wine merchants Francis Newton, Alexander Johnston, Thomas Gordon, and their partners, spanning the period from 1790 to 1835. Most of these letters discuss trade relations, the terms of specific deals, and the fluctuations of the market. The most common item of discussion is the exchange of flour or, to a lesser extent, corn and other grains for Madeira wine. Most of the letters (twenty-four) are sent from Philadelphia, while merchants from Boston, Charleston, New York, Norfolk, and Petersburgh also appear in the correspondence.
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1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s
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English
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Newton, Gordon, and Johnston. Newton, Gordon, and Murdoch. Newton, Gordon, Murdoch, and Co. Newton, Gordon, Murdoch, and Scott. Gordon, Thomas Johnston, Alexander Murdoch, Thomas Newton, Francis
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Correspondence