Borie family papers 1791-1888

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Main Author: Borie family
Format: Manuscript
Language: English
Subjects: Franco-American Relations--Business--19th century
Grant, Ulysses S.
L'Ouverture, Toussaint
Saint Domingue--Haitian Rebellion--18th and 19th centuries
Shipping--Philadelphia--18th century
Shipping--Philadelphia--19th Century
Online Access: Finding aid online: http://hsp.org/sites/default/files/legacy_files/migrated/findingaid1602borie.pdf
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 Rog©♭ 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.
Physical Description: 5.0 Linear feet 8 boxes, 6 volumes, 7 flat files
Collection Number: 1602
Finding Aid: http://hsp.org/sites/default/files/legacy_files/migrated/findingaid1602borie.pdf

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