Title:Samuel A. Brimblecom correspondence, 1847-1849
Creator/Contributor:Brimblecom, Samuel A., b. 1823, creator
Consists of letters to Captain Samuel Brimblecom concerning the Chinese opium trade. Correspondents include H. DuCommun, Gilmor
Meredith, Robert Jackson, Russell & Co., Bush & Co., and D. Rustomjee & Co.
Russell & Company (Boston, Mass.)
Bush & Company.
D. Rustomjee & Company.
Opium trade -- China
China -- History -- 19th century -- Sources
Also available on microfilm with call number BANC FILM 2218.
Related collection: Brimblecom family correspondence, 1823-1919 (bulk 1830-1855) (BANC MSS 2002/198 cz).
Brimblecom was a ship captain, employed by Russell & Co. of Boston as captain of its schooner, Petrel, stationed at Chinchew,
where he marketed opium for the firm.
41 letters (1 portfolio).
1 microfilm reel : negative (BNEG Box 2496) and positive.
BANC FILM 2218
BANC MSS 79/43 c