William Rotch memoir

Copy of an autobiographical account of the years 1775-1794, written by William Rotch, Quaker merchant, in 1814; describes distressing economic conditions, seizure of vessels by British and American privateers, arrests, destruction of property, decline of whaling industry, and the plight of Nantucket...

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Main Author: Rotch, William 1734-1828 (Creator)
Collection:William Rotch Memoir
Collection Number:Am.133
Format: Manuscript
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