Martin Bickham sales accounts and letterbook

Bickham was a Port Louis (Isle de France) ships' factor. There is a journal, 1826-1828, a letter book, 1829-1832, and two account books, 1818-1824. The account books record shipping-related expenses and proceeds from the sale of cargoes. The last 27 pages of the journal contain daybooks from 1...

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Collection: Martin Bickham Sales Accounts and Letterbook
Collection Number: Amb.152folio
Main Author: Bickham, Martin (Creator)
Format: Manuscript
Language: English
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Physical Description: 1.0 Linear feet 1 linear feet, 1 box, 4 volumes (Volumes 1-2 in box, Volumes 3-4 on shelf)
Summary: Bickham was a Port Louis (Isle de France) ships' factor. There is a journal, 1826-1828, a letter book, 1829-1832, and two account books, 1818-1824. The account books record shipping-related expenses and proceeds from the sale of cargoes. The last 27 pages of the journal contain daybooks from 1858-1859 for merchant firms Seymour and Fitch (of St. Louis), Timothy H. Porter & Co., and Thomas Harvey & Co.