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Cotton trade.

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

J. Howard Nichols papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1856-1905

Personal and professional papers of China trader and textile manufacturing firm treasurer J. Howard Nichols, 1856-1905.

Israel E. Trask business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:899 1807-1861 T775
Overview: Israel Elliot Trask (1773-1835) was a Massachusetts-born lawyer, businessman, enslaver and landowner with ties to Brimfield and Springfield, Massachusetts; Adams County and Wilkinson County, Mississippi; and Louisiana. The collection, dated 1807-1861, contains records of Israel E. Trask’s business activities, notably including his partnership with his brother James in the ownership of several cotton plantations in Mississippi and Louisiana, through which they enslaved several hundred...