Letterbook for the Receiver of Wrecks at Hull, 1855-1861
Scope and Contents
This handwritten letter book was kept for James Sparrow, who worked for the British Board of Trade as the Receiver of Wrecks at Hull, 1855-1861. The volume begins with an index of correspondents and subjects. While the book primarily records copies of all outgoing mail, there are frequent notes about disposition of matters or copies of replies in the margins.
This book was purchased in November of 1991.
- Creation: 1855-1861
Language of Materials
Handwritten letterbook with information relative to the British Board of Trade.
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