The Resource The Papers of Neil Jamieson, (microform)

The Papers of Neil Jamieson, (microform)

Label
The Papers of Neil Jamieson, 1757-1789
Title
The Papers of Neil Jamieson
Inclusive dates
1757-1789
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Includes business correspondence (1760-1776) pertaining to Jamieson's role as partner in the firm Glassford, Gordon, Monteath & Co. in Glasgow, Scotland. The material for the years 1776-1783 deals with Jamieson's shipping activities on behalf of the British armed forces. Also included is a business report (1786) prepared by the Glasgow firm for the Loyalist Claims Commissioners in Halifax, Nova Scotia, in order to try to recover his lost properties in Virginia. There is correspondence of George Wythe, Robert Carter Nicholas, and James Glassford (his business associates)
  • Additional correspondence with the firms: Alexander Houston & Co.; Bogle and Scott; Ferguson, Murdock & Co.; Mayne & Co.; Robert Harris & Co.; Robertson, Jamieson & Co.; William Robertson & Co.; Henry Tucker & Son; and Jesson Welsh & Co
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Neil Jamieson was a merchant in Norfolk, Virginia. He took part in various commercial enterprises, which included his partnership in Norfolk with the Scottish firm Glassford, Gordon, Monteath & Co., with interests in North America and the West Indies (particularly in Antigua), and the Jamieson, Campbell, Calvert & Co. distillery in Norfolk, Virginia. He was also involved in the business life of the Chesapeake area, primarily in the trade of lumber and tobacco, during the Revolutionary War. In February 1776, Jamieson left Norfolk with the fleet of Lord Dunmore, colonial governor of Virginia, and reached New York in September. From then until 1784, Jamieson continued to trade on behalf of the Glassford firm.
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of originals duplicates
Library of Congress,
Label
The Papers of Neil Jamieson, (microform)
Publication
Arrangement
arranged chronologically by groups of correspondence, financial papers, and legal papers.
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
8
Immediate source of acquisition
Library of Congress, Manuscripts Division
Organization method
I. Reel 1: vol. 1. II. Reel 2: vol. 2. III. Reel 3: vol. 3. IV. Reel 4: vols. 3-4. V. Reel 5: vols. 4-5. VI. Reel 6: vols. 5-6. VII. Reel 7: vols. 6-7. VIII. Reel 8: vols. 7-9;
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000493797
Reproduction note
Microfilm.
Terms governing use
PHOTOCOPYING RESTRICTED.
Type of unit
reels (23 v.).

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