Records of Isaac Jeanes & Co. (Coll. 10)



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Overview of the Records

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Indexes

Detailed Description of the Records

Overview of the Records

Repository: G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport
Creator: Isaac Jeanes & Co.
Title: Records of Isaac Jeanes & Co.
Dates: 1852-1860
Extent: 68 items
Abstract: Isaac Jeanes & Co. was a mercantile house in Philadelphia. The collection consists of letters to the company, chiefly from Chamberlain, Robinson & Co., James Robinson, and Chamberlain & Phelps, all merchants in New York, N.Y., and James L. Taylor and Lewis J. Cassan, masters of ship WILLIAM J. MORRIS and clipper ship ARAMINGO, respectively; ledger (1852-1854) including accounts with ships A.M. LAWRENCE, MONTAUK, and OCEANA, the brig HARRIET, and barks ANTONIETTA, C.L. BEVAN, EMMA LINCOLN, JOHN WELSH, and POWHATTAN; and letter copybook (1852-1858) detailing information on both vessels and brokerage firms, containing business letters to a worldwide clientele.
Identification: Coll. 10

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Available for use in the Manuscripts Division.

Restrictions on Use

Various copying restriction apply. Guidelines are available from the Manuscripts Division. See also: Mystic Seaport's copyright notice.

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Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the G. W. Blunt White Library. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.

Persons:

Cassan, Lewis J.--Correspondence
Robinson, James--Correspondence
Taylor, James L., Shipmaster--Correspondence

Corporate Bodies (Including Vessels):

A.M. Lawrence (Ship)
Antonietta (Bark)
Aramingo (Ship)
C.L. Bevan (Bark)
Chamberlain & Phelps (New York, N.Y.)
Chamberlain, Robinson & Co.
Emma Lincoln (Bark)
Harriet (Brig)
John Welsh (Bark)
Montauk (Ship)
Oceana (Ship)
Powhattan (Bark)
William J. Morris (Ship)

Places:

New York (N.Y.)--Commerce
Philadelphia (Pa.)--Commerce

Subjects:

International trade
Shipping

Document Types:

Ledgers--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
Letterpress copybooks--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Occupations:

Merchants--New York (State)--New York
Merchants--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Coll. 10, Manuscripts Collection, G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc.

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Indexes

Index to Personal and Corporate Names

NOTE: The fraction(s) indicate the Box and Folder numbers where that particular reference can be found. For example, the researcher will find information about Tilton Atkinson in Box 1, Folder 2 of the collection.
Atkinson, Tilton & Co. 1/2
Baring Bros. & Co. 1/2, 1/3
Barstow, E.M. (Capt.) 1/1, 1/2, 1/4
Bath Marine Insurance Co. 1/4
Brown, Shipley & Co. 1/3
Cassan, Lewis P. (Capt.) 1/2, 1/3
Castner, S. 1/4
Chamberlain & Phelps 1/1, 1/2, 1/3, 1/4
Chamberlain, Robinson Co. 1/2, 1/3
Coggeshall, G.D. 1/4
Costavella, Mariano 1/3
Crowell, Elbridge 1/4
Douglas & Westcott 1/3
Drake & Co. 1/2
Drinkwater, Levi (Capt.) 1/2
Foster, Rogers & Co. 1/3
Francia Bros. & Co. 1/3
French, Charles A. 1/2
Gaskill & Co. 1/3
Grant Daniels & Co. 1/2
Great Western Insurance Co. 1/4
Hallet, ? (Capt.) 1/1
Harding, E.K. 1/4
Ingham, P.A. 1/2
J. Crosby & Son 1/1
J.L. Colesberry 1/3
Jennings, Isaac (Capt.) 1/4
Knapp, ? (Capt.) 1/2
Pajen, Michael 1/3
R.M. Todd & Sons 1/3
Richardson, Spencer & Co. 1/3
Robinson, James 1/4
Serrill, G.S. 1/1
Sherman, B. (Capt.) 1/3
Shipman, ? (Capt.) 1/2
Simmons, A. (Capt.) 1/3, 1/4
Simmons, Thomas (Capt.) 1/3
Taylor, David & Sons 1/2
Taylor, James L. (Capt.) 1/3
William C. Redmund Co. 1/4

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Index to Vessel Names

NOTE: The fraction(s) indicate the Box and Folder numbers where that particular reference can be found. For example, the researcher will find information about the ship A.M. LAWRENCE in Box 1, Folder 1 of the collection.
A.M. LAWRENCE (Ship) 1/1
ANNA 1/1
APOLLO (Ship) 1/1, 1/2
ARAMINGO (Ship) 1/1, 1/2, 1/3, 1/4
AZOFF (Bark) 1/2, 1/3
B.T. MARTIN 1/2
BRIDGEWATER 1/4
CORNELIA L. BEVAN (Bark) 1/1, 1/2, 1/4
CUBA 1/1
ELIZABETH MEANS 1/2
HAVANA (Brig) 1/3
HORNET (Ship) 1/2
HUNGARIAN 1/3
INDIA (Bark) 1/3
ISAAC JEANES (Ship) 1/2, 1/4
KATE WHEELER 1/2
LIZZIE GARROW (Schooner) 1/3
LUCE 1/2
LUCY HAYWOOD 1/4
MARATHON 1/2
MARSHFIELD 1/1
OMEGA 1/3
OXFORD (Ship) 1/1
PANCHITA 1/1
PARAGON (Ship) 1/2, 1/4
PEGASUS 1/2
PENDLETON 1/2
PERSIA 1/3
POWHATTAN (Bark) 1/1, 1/2, 1/3, 1/4
ROBERT KELLY 1/1, 1/2
T.S. COTTEN (Brig) 1/3
TUSCARORA 1/3
UNCLE JOE (Ship) 1/3
UNION (Brig) 1/3
VERNON 1/1
WARREN FISHER (Bark) 1/4
WESTERN OCEAN 1/3, 1/4
WESTERN SEA (Bark) 1/3
WHITE WING 1/2
WILLIAM 1/2
WILLIAM J. MORRIS 1/3, 1/4
Z.P. BROWN 1/2

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Detailed Description of the Records

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

Records; 1852-1860
Box Folder
1 1 Letters pertaining to Isaac Jeanes & Co. of Philadelphia, Penn., including brokerage and shipping data from New York, Baltimore, and New Orleans; 1854 Jan-Mar
2 Letters pertaining to Isaac Jeanes & Co. of Philadelphia, Penn., including brokerage and shipping data from New York, Matanzas, Havana, Liverpool, Cadiz, Messina, and London; 1854 Apr-Dec
3 Letters pertaining to Isaac Jeanes & Co. of Philadelphia, Penn., including brokerage and shipping data from Cork, Cardiff, Liverpool, St. Stephens, Messina, Palermo, Calcutta, Gibraltar, Eastport, and New York; 1855-1859
4 Letters pertaining to Isaac Jeanes & Co. of Philadelphia, Penn., including brokerage and shipping data from New York, New Orleans, South Yarmouth, and Bath, in addition to a bill of lading for the bark CORNELIA L. BOURNE; 1860
Volumes; 1852-1858
Volume
1 Lettercopy book/account book pertaining to Isaac Jeanes & Co. of Philadelphia, Penn., including fiscal information for vessels and brokerage firms, and business letters; 1852-1858

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