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Brooke Beall ledger

Identifier: MS 0111


Ledger of Brooke Beall, tobacco merchant of Georgetown, Maryland.


  • 1790 - 1798


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.5 Linear Feet (1 volume)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Miss Henrietta D. Stanestreet, August 1947.

Scope and Contents

The ledger contains references to several Georgetown tobacco warehouses, to "Georgetown Academy", and to various families. Accounts of large shipments to William Anderson & Co. of London. List of vessels which shipped to important customers; Gov. Thomas Sim Lee, Daniel Carroll, Warner Washington, and Gen. James M. Lingan. Business conducted either by Brooke Beall or by Beall & Turner.

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Revision Statements

  • 2021-09-21: Manually entered into ArchivesSpace by Mallory Herberger.

Repository Details

Part of the H. Furlong Baldwin Library Repository

H. Furlong Baldwin Library
Maryland Center for History and Culture
610 Park Avenue
Baltimore MD 21201 United States