Account book, 1772-1773; 1784-1787.


Middleton, Joseph. Account book, 1772-1773; 1784-1787.

Account book, 1772-1773; 1784-1787.

This account book contains records for the years 1772 to 1773 and 1784 t0 1787, when Joseph abandoned his shipping business. Included are cargo lists and shipping rates for various merchants and private individuals. Also included are two incomplete copies of letters, undated, and a copy of a sermon, also undated. There is a typewritten, alphabetized index of names appearing within the volume. Many are well-known Kent County families.

1 v. (92 leaves) ; folio.

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Middleton, William Shainline, 1890-1975. (person)

Dr. Middleton was associated with the University of Wisconsin Medical School from 1912 to 1955 and was appointed Dean of the Medical School in 1935. From 1955 to 1963 he was Chief Medical Director of the Veterans Administration. From the description of William Shainline Middleton [sound recording] : an oral history / interviewed by Peter D. Olch, July and Nov., 1968 and Feb., 1969. (National Library of Medicine). WorldCat record id: 49322579 Served in the 3rd Battalion in Fr...

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Middleton, Joseph. (person)

Joseph Middleton ( - ), shipper, and later, farmer from Annapolis, Md., began his career with his brothers William ( - ) and Gilbert ( - ) as a mariner and ship's carpenter. When the Revolutionary War broke out, the three brothers enlisted and served on various barges during part of the war. Later, Gilbert took over his father's inn and hired out boats, while Joseph and William began shipping goods on their own boats in the Chesapeake Bay region. In the late 1780s, Joseph gave up his shipping bu...