A letter book of William Chalmers, 1740-1744, containing letters addressed to agents in Great Britain, Europe, the United States and North Africa. Commodities included wine, tobacco, cloth, spices, leather, copper, papers, butter, citrus fruit, figs, salt, cork and rum.
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 96 MS 628
- Dates of Creation1740-1744
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 volume
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
William Chalmers was a merchant and shipper at Gibraltar, where he also acted as victualler to the garrison.
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Bought from Stanley Crowe in 1964.