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Ambrose Clarke-von Kapff and Brune shipping papers

Identifier: MS 1754

This collection contains the personal and business papers of Ambrose Clarke, Baltimore merchant, and letterbook of his son-in-law, Frederick w. Brune of vonKapff and Brune.

Dates: 1793-1829

Anthony Gordon manuscript collection

Identifier: MS 2809

This collection contains documents related to Anthony Gorton’s work as a sea captain, including papers such as insurance claims, correspondence, and manifests.

Dates: 1802-1824; Majority of material found within 1806-1822

Baltimore Insurance Company account book

Identifier: MS 0077

The volume was originally used to record ships insured with Baltimore Insurance Company and includes names of insured, descriptions of voyages, and comments on results. The volume also records lists of bank and U.S. stocks purchased by the company. From 1802-1803 it was used for John Ellicott Carey's arithmetic exercises. Land surveys are also included.

Dates: 1796 - 1797

Buckler family papers

Identifier: MS 2786

This collection contains correspondence 1775-1938, receipted bills 1793-1813; 1862; land papers 1770-1860; shipping invoices 1840-50. The bulk of the material is correspondence of the Buckler family, principally letters to William Buckler (1804-70) from his brother, Dr. Thomas Hepburn Buckler (1812-1901), and two sisters Elizabeth Buckler (1793-1849) and Mattie Augusta Lindsay Buckler (1806-86), while William Buckler was abroad on trips to China.

Dates: 1775-1938

Captain Benjamin Jenne papers

Identifier: MS 1328

This collection contains the business papers of Captain Benjamin Jenne. The materials represent the typical paperwork of the import and export business, such as bills of lading, invoices, and insurance claims.

Dates: 1793-1804

Didier collection

Identifier: MS 0295

This collection contains 2 volumes from the account records of Henry Didier Jr., a French shipbroker.

Dates: 1809-1817

Frederick Leigh employment records

Identifier: MS 3244
Scope and Contents

This collection contains records from Frederick Leigh's employment as a busboy and waiter with the Merchants and Miner's Transportation Company, 1939-1941. Included are Leigh's identification papers, employment record on the SS Chatham, discharge papers, and dues to the National Maritime Union. Leigh's photograph is included on his identification papers, as well as his signature and thumb print. His complexion is listed as "colored".

Dates: 1939 - 1941

Levin James Colston collection

Identifier: MS 3147

The Levin James Colston collection contains manifests, receipts, and correspondence related to his shipping business.

Dates: 1876-1903; Majority of material found in 1883-1903

Maritime scrapbooks

Identifier: MS 2671

Scrapbook volumes from an unknown compiler contain newspaper clippings relative to 20th century maritime history. Clippings concern world-wide shipping disasters and naval activities of America, Britain, and Germany from the Spanish Civil War through the European and Pacific Theaters of World War II. Topics include American naval defenses, German submarine activity, and shipwrecks in the Chesapeake Bay region.

Dates: 1911-1961

Mary Tenant Mactier Latrobe papers

Identifier: MS 1758

Insurance, accounts for the ships, "Catherine" and "America", 1805-1822; Correspondence from Alexander Mactier, 1823-1831; correspondence between John E. Semmes and Richard Steuart Latrobe, Baltimore attorneys, 1885-1888; Correspondence, accounts of Mary Tenant Mactier Latrobe, 1891-1907; News clippings re: French Spoliation.

Dates: 1805-1907

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