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Account book of Silas Casey, shipping merchant, East Greenwich, R.I., 1766-1768

Description

Contains itemized accounts of ship building and shipping transactions listing port of origin and name of container ship. Merchandise includes barrels, rum, fish, and salt. Also features a detailed account of ship building costs and materials.

Ships named: Schooner Abigail, Sloop Defiance, Sloop Seaflower, Sloop Marygold, Schooner Success.

Places mentioned: Newport, Warwick

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Details

Collection Name
Casey family papers
Collection Code
MS008
Dates
1766-1768
Physical Description
42 pp
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
GUSN
194474
Reference Code
MS008.TMP.CS-v-66

Record details

Descriptive Terms
Newport
Schooner Abigail
Schooner Success
Sloop Defiance
Sloop Marygold
Sloop Seaflower
Warwick
Material Type
account books

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