A Guide to the Ladd and Amory Records, 1857-1858
Ladd and Amory was a cotton buying company in Galveston, Texas, providing cotton for some of New England's leading cotton mills.
Single bound volume with each page consisting of a separate bill of lading for a ship lying in port in Galveston, Texas. Each bill of lading including the name of the vessel, the vessel's master, the destination, and the cargo, which was in every case cotton. Poetic verse handwritten in script can be found on the reverse of several pages.
This collection is open for research use.
Ladd and Amory Records, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
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