Hugh Hartshorne bill of lading 1765 April 6


Hugh Hartshorne bill of lading 1765 April 6

This bill of lading was issued for 139 barrels of flour to be shipped from Philadelphia merchant Hugh Hartshorne to his son William Hartshorne at William Hartshorne & Company in Antigua. The flour was shipped aboard the Brigantine Tryal.

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Hartshorne, Hugh, b. 1719 (person)

West, Charles, 1927- (person)

Epithet: MD, FRCP British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000352.0x000318 ...

Adams, James, 1724?-1792 (person)

Tryal (Brigantine) (corporateBody)

Hartshorne, William, 1742-1816 (person)

Hugh Hartshorne (b. 1719) was a Philadelphia merchant. Hugh Hartshorne's son, William Hartshorne (1742-1816), began a business in Antigua in 1761. The shipment of flour noted in this bill of lading was destined for his business. Between 1773 and 1775 William Hartshorne moved to a plantation near Alexandria, Virginia, where he was a friend and business associate of George Washington. James Adams (1725?-1792), whose imprint is on th...