Edgar Corrie letter and account

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Autograph letter and account sent to James Stothert of Edinburgh. Account of the sugar imported from his estates on the Fortune from Jamaica. Gross receipts were in excess of £287, reduced by charges to a net return of just under £173. Also includes covering letter in which Corries hopes that Stothert has returned in perfect health "after an agreeable jaunt on the Continent".

Administrative / Biographical History

Edgar Corrie was the agent for James Stothert, an absentee landlord who held extensive sugar plantations in Jamaica. Corrie was based in Liverpool.

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