Collection Level Description: Papers relating to German Merchants, late 17th cent.-1708
Reference: MSS. German c. 20-1
Title: Papers relating to German Merchants, late 17th cent.-1708
Dates of Creation: late 17th cent.-early 18th cent.
Extent: 2 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: German merchants
Language of Material: German
Scope and Content
Papers relating to 17th-century German merchants comprising:
- a merchants' formulary for writing correspondence and keeping accounts, late
- letters, 1691, 1693, to Anne, wife of Matthew Ashton, merchant in Hamburg,
with bills, 1691-1708, and (fol. 71) an acknowledgement of Grenvile Tregagle's
debt to Mary Ashwyn.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bought by the Library, Anderson and Garland (Newcastle upon Tyne), sale no. 5184,
27 April 1976, lots 264, 310.
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Merchants | Germany | Hamburg
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