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Shipping -- United States -- History.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Charming Sally Cargo Manifest

Identifier: MS-1043

This manifest lists the cargo aboard the sloop Charming Sally on its run from Murfreesborough, North Carolina to New York City under master Alexander Mather. This cargo included pease, tobacco, tar, potatoes, and other items. The manifest was signed by Col. H. Murfree.

Dates: 1797 November 11

Henry Bell and Son Special License

Identifier: MS-3636

This Special License to Ship into Insurrectionary States and Districts was awarded to Henry Bell and Son to enable them to ship merchandise to James Bond in Brownville, Tennessee. It is attached to a three-page inventory amounting to $1083.26. The inventory contains various articles of clothing and shoes, an assortment of fabric and sewing notions, coffee and several different kinds of spice, nails, and a saddle and harness.

Dates: 1863 September 19

Joseph Anderson Letter

Identifier: MS-1141

This collection consists of one letter from Joseph Anderson to Thomas L. McKenney on July 21, 1820, regarding a bond given by Angel de Ferriere for the repayment of 3500 francs for the expenses of passage to France from the U.S. for eight individuals.

Dates: 1820 July 21

Nathan Gammon & Son Circular

Identifier: MS-3577

This circular presents the relative merits of shipping goods to Knoxville through Chattanooga by steamboat as compared to using the East Tennessee and Georgia Railroad through Louden. There is very little difference in price, but for several reasons, Mr. Gammon feels the steamboat is a better choice.

Dates: 1853 February

Unidentified Shipping Company Ledger

Identifier: MS-3521

This ledger, which dates from 1897 to 1901, may have been kept by a shipping company based in Tennessee. Several of the pages are labeled with the names of various companies, including the Cassetty Oil Company and the Phillips and Buttorff Manufacturing Company in Nashville, Tennessee. Other entries document such expenses as Freight Outgoing, Supplies and Repairs, Road Expenses, and Machinery.

Dates: 1897 November 20-1901 July 8