Guide to the Benjamin Pollard Letter Book

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0035
Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Military History
Pollard, Benjamin (merchant)
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Dates:
1787-1792
Languages:
English
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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.

Custodial History
Custodial History
Collection found in the Division of Military History (now Division of Political and Military History
Custodial History
Collection transferred from the Division of Domestic Life (now Division of Cultural and Community Life) on, 4/13/83.

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
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Military History Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life 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