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Collection Reference Number GLC01450.195.02
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1781 
Title Accounts for Joseph Ingersoll
Date 7-23 July 1781
Author Ingersoll, Joseph, (fl. 1781)  
Document Type Business and financial document
Content Description Lists payments by "Joseph Ingersoll & Co." to various men. Each man signs attesting that he has received money from Ingersoll for various reasons. The payments include buying a number of ships at auction. The ships were the "sloop Bazil...Ship Elizabeth Snow Fly & sloop Marcia." The payments total near 30,000 pounds. The men signing are James Tileston, William Wyen, W. Scallon and Samuel Newhall. Also named in the document as being included in these accounts are Moses Little and Nathaniel Tracy. Not signed by Ingersoll. Ingersoll may be the same Joseph Ingersoll who owned the famous "Bunch of Grapes" tavern in Boston and died in 1789.
Subjects Revolutionary War  Privateering  Finance  Maritime  
People Ingersoll, Joseph (fl. 1781)  Little, Moses (1724-1798)  Tracy, Nathaniel (1751-1796)  
Place written Newburyport, Massachusetts
Theme The American Revolution; Merchants & Commerce; Naval & Maritime
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859