Documents, Manuscripts, Maps, & Photographs
Manuscript Group 172, John H. Stephens (fl. 1802-1817), Merchant
Daybook, 1802-1817, 1 volume
Call Number: MG 172
Daybook kept by a Newark grocer and merchant shipper, whose trade with Europe and the West Indies during the Napoleonic Wars involved privateering by both French and American vessels. In later life he served as president of the Newark Whaling Company which owned the Ship John Wells.
Gift of William M. Sommer, 1930.
See other merchants records/papers.
Manuscript Group 49, Ship Logs Collection: Contains the log of the Ship John Wells.
The New Jersey Historical Society