Robert D. Graff collection concerning St. Croix, 1784-1987

About this Collection

Type
government publicationMaps.
Collection Title
Robert D. Graff collection concerning St. Croix, 1784-1987
Language
English
Origin
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Description
.4 linear feet (2 boxes)
Repository
Houghton Library, Harvard University
Identifier
colonialnorthamerica.library.harvard.edu/990078105450203941
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Subjects
McKinley, William
Saint Croix (United States Virgin Islands)--History--Sources

Content Notes

Documents concerning the history of trade in the Virgin Islands, especially St. Croix. Includes autograph manuscript letters from Isaac Gouverneur (1784) and from John Wilcocks (1790), both to Nicholas Low; from G. W. Harcourt to John Simon Harcourt (1810); from Eugene Murray-Aaron to William P. Frye (1902); and from Mrs. Wiliam McKinley to Eugene Murray-Aaron (1902). Also includes manuscript documents concerning trade and property in St. Croix, including an insurance policy, receipts for rum and sugar, import license; a manuscript notebook listing fruits and fish in St. Croix; and maps, newspapers, photographs, engravings, and other ephemera.
  • In English, with a small amount in Danish or Dutch Creole.