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Collection Number: 04694-z

Collection Title: Moses Brown Papers, 1791-1797

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Size (1 folder). feet of linear shelf space (approximately 24 items)
Abstract Letters, bills, and receipts, 1791-1797, sent to Moses Brown, merchant of Newburyport, Mass., from various shipping firms and commission agents in Wilmington, N.C. Included are papers relating to the shipping and sale of sugar, molasses, beef, and other items, and to the arrival and departure of vessels, including frequent reference to the Brig Polly, which was apparently owned by Brown, and its captain, Sam Chandler.
Creator Brown, Moses, 1742-1804.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Moses Brown papers #4694-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Purchased from Charles Apfelbaum of Valley Stream, N.Y., in January 1994 (Acc. 94047).
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Letters, bills, and receipts, 1791-1797, sent to Moses Brown, merchant of Newburyport, Mass., from various shipping firms and commission agents in Wilmington, N.C. Included are papers relating to the shipping and sale of sugar, molasses, beef, and other items, and to the arrival and departure of vessels, including frequent reference to the Brig Polly, which was apparently owned by Brown, and its captain, Sam Chandler.

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