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Trade routes

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Enoch Honeywell diary

 Collection — Folder S0678
Identifier: S0678
Scope and Contents This collection contains a 112-page typed transcription of Enoch Honeywell's diary relating his experiences traveling from New York to Ohio and Indiana from 1815 to 1820 to trade goods. He included prices of land and items available for purchase from the different areas he passed through. The diary also relates Honeywell's 70-day boat trip from Lawrenceburg, Indiana to New Orleans, Louisiana, his observations about the southern city, and his travel by ship back to New York in 1817.
Dates: 1816-1820

J. B. Varnum, Indian Office letter

 Collection — Folder S1340
Identifier: S1340
Scope and Contents J. B. Varnum wrote this letter to General J. Mason, Superintendent of Indian Trade, on November 10, 1809, from Michilimackinac (Fort Mackinac) in Michigan. Mr. Varnum said that he arrived "at this place from Chicago" after traveling for eleven days. He reported on the shipment of goods which was received at that place. He was living in a house that had been unoccupied for two years. Mr. Varnum wrote: "I found it to be so old and so very much out of repair that I have not thought proper to issue...
Dates: 1809

Wabash and Erie Canal trade route collection

 Collection — Folder S1055
Identifier: S1055
Scope and Contents This collection includes a manuscript from author Fred Perry ranging from 1763 to 1897 regarding the trade route along the Wabash and Erie Canals.
Dates: 1939