Joseph Hubbard papers, 1799-1815

About this Collection

Creator
Hubbard, Joseph , active 18th century
Type
Invoices.Correspondence.
Collection Title
Joseph Hubbard papers, 1799-1815
Language
English
Origin
Connecticut
Description
1 folder.
Repository
Baker Library, Harvard Business School, Harvard University
Identifier
colonialnorthamerica.library.harvard.edu/99153752470303941
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Subjects
Hubbard, Joseph
Howland, Joseph
Shipping--Connecticut
Shipping--West Indies
Middletown (Conn.)--History

Content Notes

Invoice of flour, beef, and pork shipped by New Bedford, Massachusetts, merchant Joseph Howland (1762-1839) to the island of Martinico on the schooner Hannah, and letters to her captain, Joseph Hubbard, dated 1799, with instructions for sales of the goods and remittance of proceeds. Other papers include settlement of outfits of the brig Caroline, correspondence, bills of lading, and accounts current related to West Indies voyages and coastwise shipping interests of Howland and merchant John R. Watkinson.

Biographical Notes

Joseph Hubbard was a ship master active in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. He commanded West Indies voyages for merchants like Joseph Howland of Massachusetts and John R. Watkinson of Connecticut.