Letterbook of Robert Brooks and Co., 1872 July 12-1876 July 7 [manuscript]

Robert Brooks and Co
Call Number
MS 2381 (Box 1)
0.03 m. (1 v.)
Scope and Content
Letterbook comprising copies of manuscript letters relating to the Australian interests of the London wool merchants, Robert Brooks and Co. Maintained by Herbert Brooks, the letterbook records, in chronological order, outwards correspondence from 12 July, 1872-7 July, 1876. The letters discuss such shipping matters as defective stowage and deterioration in the value of cargo, rates charged at docks, wharves and by warehouses, insurance policy, business in tinned meat, the demand for tallow, pastoral interests including flock size, prospects for lambing and the clip, and the state of the wool market. They also refer to shipments conveyed by the "Turkish Empire", "Lady Jocelyn", "Loch Levens", "Somersetshire" and the "Candahar", among other merchant vessels. Correspondents include W.W. Couche, W. Morgan, S.S. Ritchie and James White (1 v.).
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APA citation

Robert Brooks and Co & Brooks, Herbert. (1872). Letterbook of Robert Brooks and Co., Retrieved January 30, 2023, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-230942504

MLA citation

Robert Brooks and Co and Brooks, Herbert. Letterbook of Robert Brooks and Co., : , 1872. Web. 30 January 2023 <http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-230942504>

Harvard/Australian citation

Robert Brooks and Co & Brooks, Herbert. 1872, Letterbook of Robert Brooks and Co., , viewed 30 January 2023 http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-230942504

Wikipedia citation

  | author1=Robert Brooks and Co.
  | author2=Brooks, Herbert.
  | title=Letterbook of Robert Brooks and Co.,
  | year=1872
  | section=0.03 m. (1 v.)
  | publisher=
  | url=http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-230942504
  | id=nla.obj-230942504
  | access-date=30 January 2023
  | via=Trove

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