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William Taylor correspondence to John Amory, Sr., 1784-1786 Digital

Item — Box: 5, Folder: 13Identifier: Mss:766 1761-1797
Scope and Contents: Contains correspondence from Loyalist merchant William Taylor, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, to John Amory, Sr., dated 1784-1788, regarding Taylor's notes of hand, including payment of his note to J. & J. Amory, and other financial transactions undertaken by Taylor, as well as family news.

William Trotter account book, 1796 Digital

Item — Volume: Y-A, Y-B, Volume: Y-BIdentifier: Mss:761 1798-1955
Scope and Contents: Volume of factory expenses recorded by William Trotter after the arrival in Canton, China, of the ship Pigou in 1796, primarily provisions like food, beverages, wood, and candles, and servants' wages. There are also accounts of the expenses of the Pigou at Whampoa and supplies for the ship and her crew received by the factory comprador (agent).

William Trotter account book, 1796-1806 Digital

Item — Volume: Y-A, Y-B, Volume: Y-AIdentifier: Mss:761 1798-1955
Scope and Contents: Account book of William Trotter primarily related to shipping ventures and imports, dated 1796-1806. The volume contains records he kept as supercargo of the ship Pigou, owned by William Sansom, Mordecai Lewis, and Jesse & Robert Waln, on her voyages to Canton in 1796 and 1797. Included are freight lists; accounts of disbursements; factory expenses and payments to Aion, the factory comprador (agent), for provisions and servants' wages; invoices of return cargo of chinaware, assorted teas,...

William Trotter accounts current, bills, and receipts, 1797-1801 Digital

Item — Box: YE-1, Folder: 10Identifier: Mss:761 1798-1955
Scope and Contents: Contains accounts, receipts, and bills to William Trotter for dry goods, feathers, trunks, and umbrellas, and medical bills from Isaac Cathrall (1764-1819) and Benjamin Budd for attendance, inoculation, and vaccination, dated 1797-1801.

William Trotter correspondence and receipts, 1796-1815 Digital

Item — Box: 3, Folder: 1Identifier: Mss:761 1711-1954
Scope and Contents: Letters, bills, receipts, promissory notes, and invoices of William Trotter, dated 1796-1815. Includes a 1797 bill from Philadelphia merchant Hannah Baker for Souchong tea, and a number of bills for clothing and tailoring from Joseph Cooper and Hilyard & Pippitt, as well as a bill from Ephraim Haines to Trotter for furniture he purchased from 1799 to 1804.

William Trotter correspondence and receipts, 1791-1804 Digital

Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1Identifier: Mss:761 1711-1954
Scope and Contents: Contains, letters, accounts, bills, and receipts to William Trotter for business and personal expenses, dated 1791-1804. Included are receipts to Reed & Forde from Joseph Rush, William Trotter, and others; several bills for tailoring; and receipts for a subscription to the Porcupine's Gazette.

William Trotter daybook, 1799-1800 Digital

Item — Volume: A-1, A-2, Volume: A-1Identifier: Mss:761 1798-1955
Scope and Contents: Daybook of William Trotter recording sales of general merchandise, primarily dry goods, steel, and tin plate imported from Great Britain, profits and losses, accounts of stock, bonds, notes, and bills of exchange, insurance and shipping costs, and other payments and expenses of the business of Trotter and Joseph Sansom, dated 1799-1800. Names in the volume include William Sansom, Trotter & Haines, Benjamin Chamberlain, London merchants Capper Startin & Co., Jane Taylor, Newberry Smith,...

William Trotter incoming letters, 1779-1797 Digital

Item — Box: YE-1a, Folder: 6Identifier: Mss:761 1798-1955
Scope and Contents: Contains letters to William Trotter from his brother-in-law Ephraim Haines and his father, cabinetmaker Daniel Trotter (1747-1800), dated 1779-1797, concerning family illnesses and the Philadelphia yellow fever outbreak. Daniel Trotter also writes about news of the return of friends and associates to Philadelphia during the election of 1797, including William Sansom and Captain Bethell.

William Trotter incoming letters, 1797-1801 Digital

Item — Box: YE-1, Folder: 8Identifier: Mss:761 1798-1955
Scope and Contents: Contains letters to William Trotter from his brother Joseph, regarding the Philadelphia yellow fever outbreak of 1797, and from his father-in-law Moses Kempton in 1801 regarding family news.

William Trotter ledger and letter book, 1798-1808 Digital

Item — Volume: TbIdentifier: Mss:761 1798-1955
Scope and Contents: Primarily a letter book of William Trotter concerning his import business, dated 1802-1807, as well as ledger entries dating from 1798 to 1808. Included are accounts of his partnership with Joseph Sansom, adventures to China by the ships Pigou and Delaware, an adventure to Alexandria, Ephraim Haines, Hannah Baker, William Sansom, Jane Owen, Rebecca Jones, Jane Larymore (Laremore), Henry Pratt, and Samuel Volans; and entries for bonds and notes payable and receivable, interest, cash, expenses,...