The Resource Charles Steuart papers, (microform)

Charles Steuart papers, (microform)

Label
Charles Steuart papers, 1758-1798
Title
Charles Steuart papers
Inclusive dates
1758-1798
Title variation
Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia.
Title variation date
1758-1798
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The collection includes business, legal, and official correspondence from America to Steuart's legal office in London. Most of the correspondence comes from the Norfolk and Williamsburg areas in Virginia. The official correspondence is with customs officials, and especially Nathaniiel Coffin, Steueart's deputy in Boston. Also included are his legal accounts and receipts. Some of the correspondence is with family and friends in America and discusses the situation in the country before, during, and after the Revolution. There are also letters from loyalists, mainly from Norfolk
Member of
Action
Accessioned & Described
Biographical or historical data
Charles Steuart of Edinburgh, Scotland, was a lawyer with a legal office in London, England. He was for many years a merchant from Norfolk, Virginia and, during the Revolution, the Receiver General of Customs for the Eastern Middle District, American Board of Customs.
Cataloging source
vi
Location of originals duplicates
National Library of Scotland,
Label
Charles Steuart papers, (microform)
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • The Library of Virginia
Cumulative index finding aids
Inventory
Extent
10
Organization method
Reel 1: 1758-1771 (ms. 5025-5026). Reel 2: 1773-1774 (ms. 5027-5028). Reel 3: 1775-June 1778 (ms. 5029-5030). Reel 4: July 1778-April 1780 (ms. 5031-5032). Reel 5: 1783-1784 (ms. 5033-5034). Reel 6: 1784-1797 (ms. 5041-5045). Reel 7: 1787-1789 (ms. 5035-5036). Reel 8: 1791-1793 (ms. 5037-5038). Reel 9: 1796-1798 (ms. 5039-5040). Reel 10: Legal papers.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000493109
Reproduction note
Microfilm.
Terms governing use
Photocopying prohibited.
Type of unit
reels.

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