Letter dated 4th June 1825 from New Orleans to Boston regarding shipment of cotton on the Talisman to Le Havre France. Ship owned by Enoch Silsby Boston merchant, under command of Captain Woods.
4 pages, folded to form an envelope.
Small tears on some folds.
3 ⅜" x 6" (folded)
Mystic Seaport Museum - Enoch Silsby Collection, Dates:1788-1841
Enoch Silsby (1778-1841) was a merchant ship owner and agent from Boston and Bradford Massachusetts. During the period covered by this collection, Silsby managed several large vessels and was involved primarily in the transatlantic trade from Boston and New York.
Registered (temporary), No. 79, Dec. 17, 1822, Owner: Enoch Silsby, Boston, Mass. Master: Daniel T, Lathrop, Cohasset, Mass.
Ship Registers and Enrollments of New Orleans, Louisiana: 1821-1830 by Survey of Federal Archives (U.S.).