Papers of Christopher Aubin (fl. 1812), merchant

Scope and Content

Volume of letters and reports on trade to Turkey via Smyrna compiled by Christopher Aubin for James Finlay & Son, Glasgow, 1812. It also contains descriptions of trade in Smyrna (now Izmir, Turkey), Balssa, and Constantinople and descriptions of the route from Turkey to Germany.


The arrangement of this material reflects the original order in which it was received

Access Information


Acquisition Information

Gift : Professor Richard Storrs through his agent, Allan Cunningham : 26 April 1977

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Custodial History



None expected

Related Material

GB 248 UGD 091 Records of James Finlay & Co

Material in other repositories: no material associated by provenance


Allan Cunningham, Business Archives Council of Scotland, , 2.2.3'The Aubin Journal',Scottish Industrial History(1979)

Additional Information

This material is original

Updated by Lesley Richmond , Acting Director, 23 March 2000