Didier Collection, 1809-1817, MS. 295

Didier Collection, 1809-1817
Maryland Historical Society
 
  

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Didier Collection, 1809-1817
Maryland Historical Society

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Descriptive Summary

Didier Collection, 1809-1817

MS. 295

Maryland Historical Society

Baltimore MD 21201-4674

Acc. No. 58786.

The Note Book presented by Mr. Edwin Tunis contains:



List of Vessels by Countries
Clearing Odessa in 1816


Pro forma a/sales of following articles in Liverpool:

Cotton

 

Flour

 

Wheat

 

HHds. Tobacco

 

Bbls. Tar

 

Flax Seed

 

Hogshead staves

 

Logs Pine Timber

 

Rice

 

Ashes

 

Clover Seed

 

Hides

 

Querciton Bark

 

Casks Bees' Wax

 

Rosin

 

Pitch

 

Pipe staves

 

Barrel Staves

 

Each product is broken down to show all charges included, i.e.:

 

Insurance

 

Freight

 

Duty, Town - Trade

 

Dock dues

 

Cartage

 

Canvas and Twine

 

Rent

 

Interest on charges

 

Insurance from fire

 

Commission

 

Risk of Debts

 

Porterage

 

 

 

 

 

Shows four points in South Carolina and three in Georgia where Sea Island Cotton came from.

 

Interest statement on sales, February 4, 1817.

 

List of Port Charges at Liverpool on an American Vessel of 400 Tons Register. In addition to those shown in part 2, these are:

 

Mates and masters - bond and certificate

 

Measurement certificate

 

Anchorage

 

Clearances

 

Fees to officers

 

Refreshments to waiters

 

Lights

 

Filotage out and in and charges for extra lay over days (demurage).

 

 

 

Charges for shipping goods:

 

Dock Duty and Town Duty on a cask; barrell; case; trunk; nails; crates, and also for cartage and porterage.

 

 

 

Page of storage charges.

 

City of Baltimore - Rates of Storage and merchants' commissions on a long list of commodities.

 

Under heading Outfits and Disbursements Lists nine vessels; shows size of crew; where from and where to; rig and tonnage; amounts of disbursements and insurance; duration of voyage. (Includes the schooners Stafford and James Monroe; and the ships: Aristides, Balloon, and Congress.)

 

A list of forty-eight items making up vessels' disbursements.

 

At this point the book reverses itself.

 

Shows list of six ports for shipping Chinese tea.

 

1806 List of Merchants at Bordeaux (73).

 

Officers of Bordeaux Customs House and their salaries.

 

Pro forma charges on:

 

Logs of Mahogany

 

Seroon of Cochineal

 

Seroon of Indigo

 

[UNK] of elephants' teeth

 

Bags of Cocoa

 

Bales Louisiana Cotton

 

Barrels Cod Oil

 

Chest Hyson Tea

 

Cask of Roucou [Rocou]

 

Hogsheads of Querciton bark

 

Hogsheads of Sugar

 

Hundreds of Coffee

 

Bags of Coffee

 

Tons of Log wood

 

Quintal of codfish

 

Bale Deer skins

 

Barrels of potash

 

Bags of Pepper

 

Hogsheads Tobacco

 

Tierces of Rice

 

Ox hides

 

Barrels Bees' Wax

 

Bale of Nankeen

 

Barrels of Gum

 

 

 

Tariff of Storage at Bordeaux - 22 items.

 

Brokerage, Duty, and Bank's Commission, Bordeaux.

 

Then in French, fifteen pages on charges at Bordeaux.

 

List of 1815 instructions, by dates, of American Rules on Shipping.

 

Richard H. Randall.

 

 

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