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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.05278
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0103] November-December 1791 
Title Certificate regarding stipend on board ship bound for China
Date 30 December 1791
Author Parker, Daniel (fl. 1781-1791)  
Document Type Business and financial document
Content Description Written in the hand of Samuel Shaw. Parker identifies himself as one of the proprietors of a ship voyaging to China, and an agent authorized to speak on the other proprietors' behalf. Confirms the sum of money placed on board a ship bound for Canton, China, leaving from New York City, and transporting the High Empress of China under care of Samuel Shaw. Explains why the particular sum of money was placed aboard the ship.
Subjects Commerce  Merchants and Trade  Asia  Maritime  Finance  Coins and Currency  Travel  Transportation  Global History and Civics  
People Parker, Daniel (fl. 1781-1791)  Shaw, Samuel (1754-1794)  
Theme Merchants & Commerce; Naval & Maritime; Foreign Affairs
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859