• Title
    Richard Lawson letter
  • Held at
  • Reference
  • Date
    1800 May 21
  • Creator
    Lawson, Richard (fl 1800) of the Virgin IslandsMore Info on Creator
  • Scope and Content
    Letter written by Richard Lawson, dated 21 May 1800 on the island of St Thomas, Virgin Islands, addressed to Messrs. Anderson [of London], concerning Lawson's schooner Nonesuch which 'arrived here about a couple of months ago...with a Cargo of Negroes which turned out extreemly well'; and business of Mr Lalanda of St Thomas in the court of the Vice-Admiral relating to the capture of a vessel taken to Jamaica while on its way to St Domingo.
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    Access to this collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the supervised environment and restrictions of the Library's Special Collections Reading Room. See Archivist for details. At least 24 hours notice is necessary for research visits.
  • Extent
    1 sheet
  • Physical description
    13" x 8"
  • Language
  • Finding aids
    Collection level description. Hard-copy catalogue also available in the Library's Special Collections Reading Room.
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