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Collection Number: D-097

Records relating to Brown's involvement in the rum industry in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Included are account statements, invoices, correspondence, and distillery house orders.
Extent

0.8 linear feet

Biography

Moses Brown (October 2, 1742-February 9, 1827), prominent merchant and citizen of Newburyport, Massachusetts, developed a large foreign and domestic trade, especially in sugar, molasses and distilled rum.

Inclusive Dates

1777-1815.

Subject

Viticulture and Enology

Additional Collection Information

Finding Aid on the Online Archive of California

Access

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