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Leaves from company letter book., 01/01/1788-12/31/1789

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 48
Identifier: 66854

Series-level Scope and Content Note

From the Series:

This series consists of several leaves of a company letter book for Huie, Reid and Company. Six letters are preserved in this series, which is composed of only one folder. The letters refer to, among others, Daniel Carroll Brent, Polly Brent, and Captain Huie.


  • 01/01/1788-12/31/1789

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From the Collection: 0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Container Summary

This folder contains leaves from a company letter book owned by Huie, Reid and Company. Six letters drafted by the company are included. Two of the letters are addressed to Smith, Huie, Alexander and Company, another merchant firm in Dumfries, Virginia. Other letters are addressed to George Gray, George Walker, and a man in New York. The letters discuss the shipment of goods, especially tobacco, and the ship the Ann.

Subjects and Associated Physical Materials


HUIE, REID AND COMPANY - LETTER BOOK (1788-1789): Manuscript

GRAY, GEORGE - LETTER (1789): Manuscript

WALKER, GEORGE - LETTER (1789): Manuscript

ANN - THE SHIP - LETTER (1788-1789): Manuscript

BRENT, DANIEL - LETTER (1789): Manuscript

BRENT, POLLY - LETTER (1789): Manuscript

HUIE, CAPTAIN - LETTERS (1787-1789): Manuscript

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

Lauinger Library, 5th Floor
37th and O Streets, N.W.
Washington DC 20057