Records of Daniel Trowbridge & Company (Coll. 227)


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Overview of the Records

History of Daniel Trowbridge & Company

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Records

Overview of the Records

Repository: G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport
Creator: Daniel Trowbridge & Company
Title: Records of Daniel Trowbridge & Company
Dates: 1852-1889 (bulk 1868-1885)
Extent: ca. 6000 pieces
Abstract: Correspondence, bills, receipts, accounts, statements, cancelled checks, business letters and instructions to shipmasters. Majority of the materials concern approximately. 100 voyages by the brig GEM to various ports in the West Indies; and construction accounts for bark ALEXANDER DUFF and brig CAMEO.
Identification: Coll. 227

History of Daniel Trowbridge & Company

Daniel Trowbridge & Company was a New Haven, Connecticut shipping merchant during the 1860s-1880s. Daniel Trowbridge switched from clothing retailer to become a West Indian trader in 1859. His first vessel was the brig DANIEL TROWBRIDGE followed by the brigs GEM, PEARL, RUBY, GARNET and CAMEO. The GEM was built for Trowbridge in New Haven in 1868, made 100 voyages to the West Indies during the 17 years after her launch. The brigantine traded food stuff, mules, and other goods to the West Indies (including Martinique and Trinidad) for sugar, molasses, and other goods.

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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.

Corporate Bodies (Including Vessels):

Alexander Duff (Bark)
Cameo (Brig)
Gem (Brig)

Places:

Connecticut--Commerce--West Indies
West Indies--Commerce--Connecticut

Subjects:

Merchants--Connecticut--New Haven
Shipping--Connecticut--New Haven

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Coll. 226, Manuscripts Collection, G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc.

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Detailed Description of the Records

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

Brig GEM; shipping papers, voyages 1-100; 1868 Oct-1885 May
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1 1 Shipping papers, voyage 1; 1868 Oct 23-Dec 21
2 Shipping papers, voyage 2; 1868 Dec 22-1869 Apr 9
3 Shipping papers, voyage 3; 1869 Apr 10-Jun 6
4 Shipping papers, voyage 4; 1869 Jun 11- Jul 24
5 Shipping papers, voyage 5; 1869 Jul 29-Sep 17
6 Shipping papers, voyage 6; 1869 Sep 27-Nov 21
7 Shipping papers, voyage 7; 1869 Nov 29-1870 Jan 12
8 Shipping papers, voyage 8; 1870 Jan 18-Mar 29
9 Shipping papers, voyage 9; 1870 Apr 6-May 23
10 Shipping papers, voyage 10; 1870 May 25-Jul 16
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2 1 Shipping papers, voyage 11; 1870 Jul 21-Sep 9
2 Shipping papers, voyage 12; 1870 Sep 10-Nov 20
3 Shipping papers, voyage 13; 1870 Nov 21-1871 Jan 5
4 Shipping papers, voyage 14; 1871 Jan 10-Mar 13
5 Shipping papers, voyage 15; 1871 Mar 21-May 16
6 Shipping papers, voyage 16; 1871 May 17-Jul 14
7 Shipping papers, voyage 17; 1871 Jul 15-Aug 28
8 Shipping papers, voyage 18; 1871 Sep 15-Nov 20
9 Shipping papers, voyage 19; 1871 Nov 25-1872 Jan 10
Box Folder
3 1 Shipping papers, voyage 20; 1872 Jan 17-Mar 23
2 Shipping papers, voyage 21; 1872 Mar 24-Jun 5
3 Shipping papers, voyage 22; 1872 Jun 6-Jul 28
4 Shipping papers, voyage 23; 1872 Aug 5-Oct 7
5 Shipping papers, voyage 24; 1872 Oct 12-Dec 12
6 Shipping papers, voyage 25; 1872 Dec 21-1873 Apr 4
7 Shipping papers, voyage 26; 1873 Apr 10-Jun 2
8 Shipping papers, voyage 27; 1873 Jun 6-Jul 25
9 Shipping papers, voyage 28; 1873 Jul 30-Sep 15
10 Shipping papers, voyage 29; 1873 Sep 18-Nov 15
11 Shipping papers, voyage 30; 1873 Nov 26-1874 Jan 7
Box Folder
4 1 Shipping papers, voyage 31; 1874 Jan 13-Apr 5
2 Shipping papers, voyage 32; 1874 Apr 8-Jun 3
3 Shipping papers, voyage 33; 1874 Jun 8-Aug 11
4 Shipping papers, voyage 34; 1874 Aug 12-Oct 16
5 Shipping papers, voyage 35; 1874 Oct 17-Dec 23
6 Shipping papers, voyage 36; 1874 Dec 29-1875 Feb 17
Box Folder
5 1 Shipping papers, voyage 37; 1875 Feb 23-Apr 28
2 Shipping papers, voyage 38; 1875 May 3-Jun 19
3 Shipping papers, voyage 39; 1875 Jun 26-Aug 9
4 Shipping papers, voyage 40; 1875 Aug 12-Oct 5
5 Shipping papers, voyage 41; 1875 Oct 11-Dec 5
6 Shipping papers, voyage 42; 1875 Dec 10-1876 Jan 28
7 Shipping papers, voyage 43; 1876 Feb 2-Apr 7
8 Shipping papers, voyage 44; 1876 Apr 11-Jun 1
9 Shipping papers, voyage 45; 1876 Jun 6-Jul 29
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6 1 Shipping papers, voyage 46; 1876 Aug 2-Oct 4
2 Shipping papers, voyage 47; 1876 Oct 7-Dec 18
3 Shipping papers, voyage 48; 1876 Dec 23-1877 Mar 22
4 Shipping papers, voyage 49; 1877 Mar 27-May 17
5 Shipping papers, voyage 50; 1877 May 21-Jul 17
Box Folder
7 1 Shipping papers, voyage 51; 1877 Jul 20-Sep 12
2 Shipping papers, voyage 52; 1877 Sep 17-Nov 5
3 Shipping papers, voyage 53; 1877 Nov 12-Dec 29
4 Shipping papers, voyage 54; 1878 Jan 2-Feb 14
5 Shipping papers, voyage 55; 1878 Feb 25-Apr 17
6 Shipping papers, voyage 56; 1878 Apr 22-Jun 22
Box Folder
8 1 Shipping papers, voyage 57; 1878 Jun 27-Aug 17
2 Shipping papers, voyage 58; 1878 Aug 21-Oct 18
3 Shipping papers, voyage 59; 1878 Oct 24-Dec 6
4 Shipping papers, voyage 60; 1878 Dec 12-1879 Jan 26
5 Shipping papers, voyage 61; 1879 Jan 22-Mar 30
6 Shipping papers, voyage 62; 1879 Apr 2-May 9
7 Shipping papers, voyage 63; 1879 May 16-Jul 8
8 Shipping papers, voyage 64; 1879 Jul 12- Aug 23
9 Shipping papers, voyage 65; 1879 Aug 27-Oct 12
Box Folder
9 1 Shipping papers, voyage 66; 1879 Oct 16-Nov 29
2 Shipping papers, voyage 67; 1879 Dec 4-1880 Jan 28
3 Shipping papers, voyage 68; 1880 Feb 4-Mar 31
4 Shipping papers, voyage 69; 1880 Apr 5-May 19
5 Shipping papers, voyage 70; 1880 May 24-Jul 19
6 Shipping papers, voyage 71; 1880 Jul 27-Sep 15
7 Shipping papers, voyage 72; 1880 Sep 21-Nov 11
Box Folder
10 1 Shipping papers, voyage 73; 1880 Nov 15-1881 Jan 4
2 Shipping papers, voyage 74; 1881 Jan 11-Mar 21
3 Shipping papers, voyage 75; 1881 Mar 24-May 11
4 Shipping papers, voyage 76; 1881 May 17-Jul 19
5 Shipping papers, voyage 77; 1881 Jul 23-Sep 5
6 Shipping papers, voyage 78; 1881 Sep 10-Oct 30
Box Folder
11 1 Shipping papers, voyage 79; 1881 Nov 4-Dec 14
2 Shipping papers, voyage 80; 1881 Dec 14-1882 Mar 10
3 Shipping papers, voyage 81; 1882 Mar 14-Apr 29
4 Shipping papers, voyage 82; 1882 May 4-Jun 23
5 Shipping papers, voyage 83; 1882 Jun 27-Aug 23
6 Shipping papers, voyage 84; 1882 Aug 28-Oct 27
7 Shipping papers, voyage 85; 1882 Nov 8-Dec 22
8 Shipping papers, voyage 86; 1882 Dec 28-1883 Mar 13
Box Folder
12 1 Shipping papers, voyage 87; 1883 Mar 16-May 11
2 Shipping papers, voyage 88; 1883 May 16-Jun 30
3 Shipping papers, voyage 89; 1883 Jul 5-Aug 22
4 Shipping papers, voyage 90; 1883 Aug 29-Oct 29
5 Shipping papers, voyage 91; 1883 Nov 2-Dec 24
Box Folder
13 1 Shipping papers, voyage 92; 1884 Jan 3-Feb 20
2 Shipping papers, voyage 93; 1884 Feb 27-Apr 20
3 Shipping papers, voyage 94; 1884 Apr 25-Jun 10
4 Shipping papers, voyage 95; 1884 Jun 14-Jul 27
5 Shipping papers, voyage 96; 1884 Aug 1-Sep 26
6 Shipping papers, voyage 97; 1884 Sep 30-Nov 23
7 Shipping papers, voyage 98; 1884 Nov 27-1885 Jan 24
8 Shipping papers, voyage 99; 1885 Jan 29-Mar 28
9 Shipping papers, voyage 100; 1885 Apr 1-May 29
Correspondence; 1861-1887
Box Folder
14 1 Correspondence; 1861
2 Correspondence; 1862
3 Correspondence; 1863-1865
4 Correspondence; 1866 Jan-Mar
5 Correspondence; 1866 Apr-May
6 Correspondence; 1866 Jun-Aug
7 Correspondence; 1866 Sep-Dec
8 Correspondence; 1867 Jan-Feb
9 Correspondence; 1867 Mar-Aug
10 Correspondence; 1867 Sep
11 Correspondence; 1867 Oct
12 Correspondence; 1867 Nov
13 Correspondence; 1867 Dec
14 Correspondence; 1868 Jan-Sep
15 Correspondence; 1868 Oct
16 Correspondence; 1868 Nov-Dec
17 Correspondence; 1869 Jan-Sep
18 Correspondence; 1869 Oct
19 Correspondence; 1869 Nov
20 Correspondence; 1869 Dec
21 Correspondence; 1870-1871
22 Correspondence; 1872
23 Correspondence; 1873
24 Correspondence; 1874 Jan
25 Correspondence; 1874 Feb
26 Correspondence; 1874 Mar
27 Correspondence; 1874 Apr
28 Correspondence; 1874 May-Dec
29 Correspondence; 1875
Box Folder
15 1 Correspondence; 1876 Jan-Jun
2 Correspondence; 1876 Jul
3 Correspondence; 1876 Aug-Oct
4 Correspondence; 1876 Nov-Dec
5 Correspondence; 1877-178
6 Correspondence; 1879-1881
7 Correspondence; 1882 Jan-Apr
8 Correspondence; 1882 May
9 Correspondence; 1882 Jun
10 Correspondence; 1882 Jul-Dec
11 Correspondence; 1883
Box Folder
16 1 Correspondence; 1884 Jan-Jul
2 Correspondence; 1884 Aug
3 Correspondence; 1884 Sep
4 Correspondence; 1884 Oct
5 Correspondence; 1884 Nov-Dec
6 Correspondence; 1886 Jan-Jul
7 Correspondence; 1886 Aug
8 Correspondence; 1886 Sep
9 Correspondence; 1886 Oct
10 Correspondence; 1886 Nov
11 Correspondence; 1886 Dec
12 Correspondence; 1887 Jan-Apr
13 Correspondence; 1887 May-Dec
Cancelled checks; 1868-1887
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17 1 Cancelled checks; 1868
2 Cancelled checks; 1869
3 Cancelled checks; 1870-1871
4 Cancelled checks; 1872
5 Cancelled checks; 1873
6 Cancelled checks; 1874
7 Cancelled checks; 1875
8 Cancelled checks; 1876 Jan-Oct
9 Cancelled checks; 1876 Nov-Dec
10 Cancelled checks; 1877
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18 1 Cancelled checks; 1878 Jan-Jun
2 Cancelled checks; 1878 Jul-Dec
3 Cancelled checks; 1879
4 Cancelled checks; 1880 Jan-Apr
5 Cancelled checks; 1880 May-Aug
6 Cancelled checks; 1880 Sep-Dec
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19 1 Cancelled checks; 1881 Jan-Mar
2 Cancelled checks; 1881 Apr-Jun
3 Cancelled checks; 1881 Jul-Sep
4 Cancelled checks; 1881 Oct-Dec
Box Folder
20 1 Cancelled checks; 1882 Jan-Feb
2 Cancelled checks; 1882 Mar- Apr
3 Cancelled checks; 1882 May-Jun
4 Cancelled checks; 1882 Jul-Aug
5 Cancelled checks; 1882 Sep-Oct
6 Cancelled checks; 1882 Nov-Dec
Box Folder
21 1 Cancelled checks; 1883 Jan-Feb
2 Cancelled checks; 1883 Mar- Apr
3 Cancelled checks; 1883 May-Jun
4 Cancelled checks; 1883 Jul-Aug
5 Cancelled checks; 1883 Sep-Oct
6 Cancelled checks; 1883 Nov-Dec
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22 1 Cancelled checks; 1884 Jan-Mar
2 Cancelled checks; 1884 Apr-Jun
3 Cancelled checks; 1884 Jul-Sep
4 Cancelled checks; 1884 Oct-Dec
5 Cancelled checks; 1885 Jan-Mar
6 Cancelled checks; 1885 Apr-Jun
7 Cancelled checks; 1885 Jul-Sep
8 Cancelled checks; 1885 Oct-Dec
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23 1 Cancelled checks; 1886 Jan-Mar
2 Cancelled checks; 1886 Apr-Jun
3 Cancelled checks; 1886 Jul-Sep
4 Cancelled checks; 1886 Oct-Dec
5 Cancelled checks; 1887 Jan-Mar
6 Cancelled checks; 1887 Apr-Jun
7 Cancelled checks; 1887 Jul-Sep
8 Cancelled checks; 1887 Oct-Dec
Miscellaneous papers, bills, etc.; 1861-1889
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24 1 Bills, accounts, receipts; 1861-1864
2 Bills, accounts, receipts; 1865 Jan-Jun
3 Bills, accounts, receipts; 1865 Jul-Dec
4 Bills, accounts, receipts; 1866 Sep, 1868
5 Bills, receipts, etc. re. sales of carriages and flour; 1880-1882
6 Bills, receipts, etc. re. sales of carriages and flour; 1883
7 Bills, receipts, etc. re. sales of carriages and flour; 1884-1885
8 Bills, receipts, etc. re. sales of carriages and flour; 1886
9 Bills, accounts, receipts; 1888
10 Bank statements and related records; 1889 Jan-Feb
11 Bank statements and related records; 1889 Mar-Apr
12 Bank statements and related records; 1889 My-Jun
13 Bank statements and related records; 1889 Jul-Aug
14 Bank statements and related records; 1889 Sep-Oct
15 Bank statements and related records; 1889 Nov-Dec
Accounts, etc. and unidentified; 1852-1879
Box Folder
25 1 Deed; 1852
2 Bark ALEXANDER DUFF, construction accounts, etc.; 1863 Jan-Jul
3 Bark ALEXANDER DUFF, construction accounts, etc.; 1863 Aug-Sep
4 Bark ALEXANDER DUFF, construction accounts, etc.; 1863 Oct-Dec
5 Bark ALEXANDER DUFF, construction accounts, etc.; 1864 Jan-Feb
6 Brig CAMEO, Construction accounts, etc.; 1879
7 House Flag, (Hijors de Lloreda); 1873
8 unidentified material; undated

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