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Items with subject 'Trade'

Ledger of Shipping Merchant Robert Peacock

by Peacock, Robert (1766 – 1778)

1 folder (0.01 linear feet)

The ledger of shipping merchant, Robert Peacock documents the merchant voyages he invested in as well as the goods he traded and sold at his store in Oxford, Maryland, 1766-1778. Peacock had a pension for luxury wares including silver pieces, silk stockings, fabrics, wine, and rum; as noted in the ledger on multiple occasions, Peacock dealt in the trade of human cargo. On page 19, Peacock signs his own name, beneath the credit balance. At the back of the ledger are 29 pages of handwritten notations on the life of George Washington, from John Marshall's, "The Life of George Washington".

Associated Subjects: Ledger • Accounting Records • Trade • Maritime
Identifier: 2017.086
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment

Ledger of the Crisfield Customs House

by United States Customs House (1889 – 1904)

1 oversize box (2 linear feet)

The Ledger of the Crisfield Customs House documents the licenses to enrolled vessels in the Eastern Maryland District for carrying on "coasting trade," 1889-1904. Specifically, the ledger notes the date of enrollment, where the license was granted, the type of, and the name of the sailing vessel.

Associated Subjects: Ledger • Maritime • Trade
Identifier: 2012.055
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment

Oyster Company Supply Ledger (Crisfield, Md.)

by Unknown (1910 – 1915)

1 oversize box (0.75 linear feet)

Retail ledger from an unknown oyster supply store once located in Crisfield, Somerset County, Maryland, 1910-1915. The ledger is indexed alphabetically with purchaser's names; their supply purchases and financial responsibilities were noted on their designated pages. Local oyster industries also purchased goods from the retailer; these purchases which included crates, lumber and rope are noted in the back of the folio. Noted companies include John L. Handy Company, Whealton and Company, and A.E. Tull Oyster Company.

Associated Subjects: Ledger • Oysters • Trade
Identifier: 1991.034
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment

Special Collections Pamphlet Collection

by Various (1762 – 1985)

9 cartons,  2 boxes (10 linear feet)

The Special Collections Pamphlet Collection consists of over 800 published manuscripts discussing a wide variety of national and international topics. The materials date between 1762 and 1985. Similar topics have been grouped together, but may be found throughout the collection. Some of the major topics included in the collection are: race relations, Australia, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, African American history, Native American history, military history (American Civil War, WWI, WWII, Korean War), education, industry, labor history, agriculture, railways, government and politics, international relations, socialism, communism, economics, prisons, Christianity, Judaism, Islam, prohibition, temperance, women's history and groups, and biographies and obituaries.

Identifier: SC2020.032
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment