Letter from J.W. Jones to Robert Tate, West Indies, 1803

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Robert Tate, son of Captain George Tate, was a merchant in 19th-century Portland.

In a letter of March 9, 1803, friend and colleague J.W. Jones wrote from the West Indies, relating the state of shipping affairs in the West Indies, including prices and market trends in the lumber industry.

These communications were essential for traders who relied on news from abroad.

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About This Item

  • Title: Letter from J.W. Jones to Robert Tate, West Indies, 1803
  • Creator: Jones, JW
  • Creation Date: 1803-03-09
  • Subject Date: 1803-03-09
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 24.9 cm x 19.8 cm
  • Local Code: 2013.133
  • Object Type: Text

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Tate House Museum
1267 Westbrook Street, Portland, ME 04102
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