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Messrs. Freeman and Almy archives, Series I, Box 1, Folder 5: Correspondence -- To Freeman and Almy -- From James G. Ramsay, September-November 1864

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Summary:Messrs. Freeman and Almy operated a shipping company in New York City in the mid-nineteenth century. They had representatives in Baltimore, Maryland,who acted for them securing ships and cargo for their business. The Messrs. Freeman and Almy archives encompass the months June through November 1864. The bulk of the correspondence is from Captain Daniel C. Childs to Messrs. Freeman and Almy and concerns Captain Childs's purchase, repair,and outfitting of the brig Gertrude in Baltimore, Maryland. Complete information may be found in the finding aid to the collection at:
Creator:Ramsay, James G.
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Place of origin – Settlement:Baltimore
Temporal subject: 1861-1870
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Geographical subject – Settlement:Baltimore
Topical subjects: Childs, Daniel C.
Ship captains -- Correspondence
Freeman and Almy -- Archives
Gertrude (Brig)
ArchivesUM location:Messrs. Freeman and Almy archives
  • series 1
  • box 1
  • folder 5
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
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