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Tobacco industry

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander Hamilton papers

Identifier: MS 1301

This collection consists of materials relating to Alexander Hamilton’s (d. 1799) work in the tobacco trade between Maryland and Glasgow, Scotland.

Dates: 1760-1800

Brooke Beall ledger

Identifier: MS 0111

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

Dates: 1790 - 1798

Cooke papers

Identifier: MS 0195

Collection relates mostly to the business affairs of William Cooke, as attorney and tobaco commisson merchant; about 150 letters (1785-1819); accounts; papers on the settlement of the estates of John Cooke and Mrs. William Young and John O'Donnell.

Dates: 1750 - 1817

Hill papers

Identifier: MS 0446

The collection is made up of two principal series: the papers of Clement Hill, 1683 to 1819, and the business accounts of Clement Hill, 1701 to 1823. Also contained within the collection are land survey books dating from 1670 to 1715, mostly relating to Clement Hill, Sr. The bulk dates for both the papers and the accounts are between about 1760 to 1785. Gaps exist both before and after these dates.

Dates: 1683-1823

Hollyday family papers

Identifier: MS 1317

Correspondence of the Hollyday family of "Ratcliffe Manor" and "Readbourne" estates on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. The letters deal with family, business, legal, and land affairs.

Dates: 1677-1905

Hughesville tobacco auction photograph collection

Identifier: 2021-018-LIB
Content Description

This collection contains negatives, contact sheets, and black and white photographic prints taken by Peggy Fleming of the Hughesville, Maryland tobacco auction on March 21, 2006, the last tobacco auction to take place in Maryland.

Dates: 2006 March 21

John Brice protest book

Identifier: MS 0138

Depositions taken before John Brice, Deputy notary public, being statements of masters of vessels concerning loss and damage sustained by the party making the protest sealed by John Brice. Includes full copies of charter parties and agreements, with considerable data on the tobacco trade contained in the depositions.

Dates: 1734 - 1743

Simon Becker letter book

Identifier: MS 0115

Indexed 1799-1818 letters, in German script, referring to tobacco trade between Baltimore and Bremen, coffee trade with Cuba, and general merchandizing.

Dates: 1799 - 1818