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Title
James Maury letters
Names
Maury, James, 1746-1840 (Creator)
Collection

James Maury letters

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1794 - 1805
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 1917
Topics
Maury, James, 1746-1840
Morey family
Anglo-French War, 1793-1802 -- Economic aspects
Diplomatic and consular service, American -- Great Britain
Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Economic aspects
Privateering
Diplomats
Merchants
Liverpool (England) -- Social life and customs
United States -- Commerce
Genres
Correspondence
letter books
Notes
Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Physical Description
Extent: .13 linear feet 1 volume
Description
James F. Maury (1746-1840), merchant at Fredericksburg, Virginia, before and during the American Revolution, engaged in the tobacco trade between Liverpool, England, and the U.S. after the Revolution. He served as the first American consul at Liverpool. The collection consists of letters written by Maury during his consular service in England, mainly to his brothers and sisters in Virginia, regarding family matters, business affairs and his life in England. Other subjects include the economic effects of the Anglo-French wars and the seizure of American vessels. Some of the letters are addressed to various statesmen and business associates.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12428461
MSS Unit ID: 1917
Archives collections id: archives_collections_1917
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c7b08fc0-bbd5-0133-0137-00505686d14e
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1746: Creator Born
  • 1794: Created (Approximate)
  • 1840: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "James Maury letters" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1794 - 1805. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/2fd7fdc0-c3c6-0133-70fc-00505686d14e

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "James Maury letters" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 19, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/2fd7fdc0-c3c6-0133-70fc-00505686d14e

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1794 - 1805). James Maury letters Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/2fd7fdc0-c3c6-0133-70fc-00505686d14e

Wikipedia Citation

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James Maury letters