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Title
Letter-book
Names
Carroll, Charles, 1737-1832 (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1771 - 1833
Library locations
George Arents Collection
Shelf locator: Arents S 0767
Topics
Tobacco industry -- Maryland -- History
Genres
letter books
Correspondence
Physical Description
Extent: [542] p. (p. [443-542] blank) 39 cm.
Description
Charles Carroll's letterbook features frequent references to tobacco, e.g.: p. [95] dated June 4, 1775: "If you had not sold my Potowmack Tobo. before the news of the battle near Boston got to London I imagine you have just sold it to a great advantage." Includes copies of invoices and business and some personal letters addressed from Annapolis or Baltimore to various correspondents in America and abroad. Copies of several letters from the executors of Carroll's estate can be found at the end.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b10151110
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f409f890-d505-0136-e93a-60f81dd2b63c
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

  • 1737: Creator Born
  • 1771: Created (Approximate)
  • 1832: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

George Arents Collection, The New York Public Library. "Letter-book" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1771 - 1833. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-8a9a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

George Arents Collection, The New York Public Library. "Letter-book" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 21, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-8a9a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

George Arents Collection, The New York Public Library. (1771 - 1833). Letter-book Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-8a9a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Letter-book