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Daniel Ventres Papers; Ventres, Daniel, 1838-1852
Shipping agent for granite and stone quarries in Haddam, Conn. Chiefly incoming business letters, primarily 1840-1848, including letters from agents in New York, N.Y., and New Orleans, La. The names of numerous Gulf Coast packets and Connecticut River coasters appear throughout, along with those of several ship captains.