Guide to the Benjamin Pollard Letter Book

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0035
Creators:
Military History, Division of, NMAH, SI
Pollard, Benjamin (merchant)
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Dates:
1787-1792
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.15 Cubic feet
1 volume
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Manuscript letter book of 175 leaves, by Pollard of Norfolk, Va., includes his drafts of letters with traders in the United States, Europe, and the West Indies concerning shipment of goods, payment of accounts, and other business activities. Some letters not in Pollard's hand.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by Robert Harding, 1983.
Small tag bearing number 567 tipped on cover, possibly as collector's number.
Author
Robert S. Harding
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Immediate source of acquisition unknown.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Benjamin Pollard Letter Book, 1787-1792, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Ownership and Custodial History
Ownership and Custodial History
Originally found in collections, Division of Military History.

Custodial History
Custodial History
Transferred from the Division of Domestic Life on April 13, 1983.

Other Finding Aids
Other Finding Aids
Inventory available; contact the Archives Center for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Commerce -- 1780-1800 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Norfolk (Va.) -- 1780-1800 Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Trading, West Indies -- 1780-1800 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Trading, Europe -- 1780-1800 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Europe -- Commerce -- 1780-1800 Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Letter books -- 1780-1800 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Military History, Division of, NMAH, SI Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI). Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives