Borie family papers

This collection includes business and personal letters of John Joseph Borie, of his wife Sophie, and of his sons and daughters and relatives in France. A large portion of the papers and documents relates to Santo Domingo, with letters from Toussaint Louverture and others residing on the island at th... Full description

Record Source: Archival Materials
Collection Information: Borie Family Papers (#1602)
Online Access: Link to finding aid
Main Author: Borie family
Format: Manuscript
Language: English
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Physical Description: 5.0 Linear feet 8 boxes, 6 volumes, 7 flat files
Summary: This collection includes business and personal letters of John Joseph Borie, of his wife Sophie, and of his sons and daughters and relatives in France. A large portion of the papers and documents relates to Santo Domingo, with letters from Toussaint Louverture and others residing on the island at the beginning of the 19th century who were connected with J.J. Borie, as well as miscellaneous papers, accounts, and bills. Also included is material on the Rogé v. Borie case, and letter books and account books belonging to the shipping firms of J.J. Borie, J.J. Borie & Son, and Borie and Laguerenne.