Joseph Carson receipt books

Joseph Carson was a Philadelphia merchant and shipper. Robert McCleay was executor of his estate. Receipt books, 1775-1791: v.1, 5 April 1775-5 December 1778, with such items as flour and flax seed [Am .9531] v. 2, 8 December 1778-8 June 1783 mentioning the Schooners, Green and Adventure and the S...

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Main Author: Carson, Joseph (Creator)
Collection:Joseph Carson Receipt Books
Collection Number:Am.9531
Format: Manuscript
Language:English
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Physical Description: 0.56 Linear feet 0.56 linear feet, 5 volumes
Summary: Joseph Carson was a Philadelphia merchant and shipper. Robert McCleay was executor of his estate. Receipt books, 1775-1791: v.1, 5 April 1775-5 December 1778, with such items as flour and flax seed [Am .9531] v. 2, 8 December 1778-8 June 1783 mentioning the Schooners, Green and Adventure and the Ship, Rising Sun [Am .9532] v. 3, 8 March 1783-7 February 1786, with receipts for poor tax, tobacco, lumber, 1,000 bushels of Indian corn, flour and mentioning the Brig, Dash and the Ship, George Washington [Am .9533] v. 4, 29 March 1786-7 May 1791, contains two loose sheets and mentions Tinnicum Island and such items as barrels of beef, bread, shoes and mending [Am .9534] v. 5, 4 June 1791-4 May 1795, estate accounts receipt book kept by Robert McCleay [Am .954].