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Subseries 2.5
Correspondence, 1831-1866
Boxes 88-180

Scope and Content Note

The subseries consists of correspondence to and from William G. Porter and Company from 1831-1866. The letters include bank letters, foreign letters, letters from the interior, letters pertaining to collections, and letterbooks. Bank letters include letters from the Bank of Brunswick in Augusta, Georgia, concerning the company's work as bank agent, as well as letters from other banks regarding William G. Porter and Company's work as collection agent. Foreign letters include those written from or dealing with shipping and merchandise from outside the United States, including the shipping of cotton to Liverpool, England, or rum and sugar from Havana, Cuba. Letters from the interior primarily cover shipping between William G. Porter and Company in Apalachicola and cotton planters in Georgia and Alabama, as well as dealers in Boston, Massachusetts, and New York, New York. There are also letters from shipping partners from the interior asking for specific, personal items, illustrating relationships between the company and patrons. Some of these letters include December 1849 letters requesting a wagon for a grandson or demanding refunds on rancid beans. These letters also cover topics such as the Mexican-American War (1846-1848) and the Great Fire of New York (1835). Letterbooks, bound copies of letters sent by the William G. Porter and Company, are also included.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in alphabetical order.

Bank of Brunswick (Augusta, Georgia)
Box Folder Content
88 1 1842 June-December
88 2 1843 January-March
88 3 1843 April-May
88 4 1843 June-December
88 5 1844 January-February
88 6 1844 March-December
89 1 1845 January-March
89 2 1845 April-July
89 3 1845 August-December
89 4 1846 January-February
89 5 1846 March-April
90 1 1846 May-June
90 2 1846 July-December
90 3 1847 January-February
90 4 1847 March-June
90 5 1847 July-December
90 6 1848 January-May
91 1 1848 June-December
91 2 1849 January-May
91 3 1849 June-December
91 4 1850
91 5 1851
91 6 1852 January-May
Bank letters
92 1 1852 June-1853 May
92 2 1853 June-1854 January
92 3 1854 February-May
92 4 1854 June-1855 May
92 5 1858 June-1859 May
93 1 1859 June-1860 May
93 2 1860 June-1861 May
93 3 Receipts, 1857 June-1858 May
Foreign letters
93 4 1832 April-1832 November
93 5 1832 December
93 6 1833 January-April
94 1 1833 May-November
94 2 1833 December
94 3 1834 January
94 4 1834 February
94 5 1834 March-April
95 1 1834 May-June
95 2 1834 July-December
95 3 1835 January-March
95 4 1835 September-October
96 1 1835 November-December
96 2 1836 January-February
96 3 1836 March-April
96 4 1836 May-September
97 1 1836 October-December
97 2 1837 January-February
97 3 1837 March-April
97 4 1837 May-June
97 5 1837 August-November
98 1 1837 December
98 2 1838 January-February
98 3 1838 March
98 4 1838 April-May
98 5 1838 June-October
98 6 1838 November-December
99 1 1839 January
99 2 1839 February
99 3 1839 March
99 4 1839 April
99 5 1839 May-June
99 6 1839 July-December
100 1 1840 January-February
100 2 1840 March
100 3 1840 April-May
100 4 1840 June-October
100 5 1840 November-December
100 6 1841 January-February
101 1 1841 March-May
101 2 1841 June-October
101 3 1841 November-December
101 4 1842 January
101 5 1842 February
101 6 1842 March
102 1 1842 April
102 2 1842 May-September
102 3 1842 October-December
102 4 1843 January-February
102 5 1843 March-April
103 1 1843 May-August
103 2 1843 September-October
103 3 1843 November-December
103 4 1844 January-February
103 5 1844 March-April
104 1 1844 May-September
104 2 1844 October-December
104 3 1845 January-February
104 4 1845 March
104 5 1845 April-December
105 1 1846 January-October
105 2 1846 November
105 3 1846 December
105 4 1847 January
105 5 1847 February-March
105 6 1847 April-June
106 1 1847 July-December
106 2 1848 January-February
106 3 1848 March-April
106 4 1848 May-July
107 1 1848 August-December
107 2 1849 January-February
107 3 1849 March-April
107 4 1849 May-August
107 5 1849 September-December
108 1 1850 January-February
108 2 1850 March-April
108 3 1850 May-July
108 4 1850 August-November
108 5 1850 December
109 1 1851 January
109 2 1851 February-March
109 3 1851 April-May
109 4 1851 July-December
109 5 1852 January-February
110 1 1852 March-May
110 2 1852 September-December
110 3 1853 January-April
110 4 1853 May-September
110 5 1853 October-December
111 1 1854 January-February
111 2 1854 March-April
111 3 1854 May-September
111 4 1854 October-December
111 5 1855 January-February
112 1 1855 March-May
112 2 1856 June-September
112 3 1856 October-December
112 4 1857 January-April
112 5 1857 May-July
113 1 1857 October-December
113 2 1858 January-March
113 3 1858 April-July
113 4 1858 August-December
113 5 1859 January-June
114 1 1859 July-December
114 2 1860 January-March
114 3 1860 April-August
114 4 1860 September-December
114 5 1861 January-May
115 1 1865 June-September
115 2 1865 October-December
115 3 1866 January-February
115 4 1866 March-May
Letters from the interior
115 5 1831 September-December
115 6 1832 January-May
116 1 1832 June-December
116 2 1833 January-June
116 3 1833 July-October
116 4 1833 November-December
116 5 1834 January-February
117 1 1834 March-April
117 2 1834 May-July
117 3 1834 August-October
117 4 1834 November-December
117 5 1835 January
118 1 1835 February
118 2 1835 March
118 3 1835 April
118 4 1835 May
118 5 1835 June-July
118 6 1835 August-December
119 1 1836 January
119 2 1836 February
119 3 1836 March-April
119 4 1836 May-October
119 5 1836 November-December
120 1 1837 January-February
120 2 1837 March-April
120 3 1837 May-October
120 4 1837 November-December
121 1 1838 January
121 2 1838 February
121 3 1838 March
121 4 1838 April-June
121 5 1838 July-October
122 1 1838 November-December
122 2 1839 January
122 3 1839 February
122 4 1839 March
122 5 1839 April
123 1 1839 May
123 2 1839 June-July
123 3 1839 August-September
123 4 1839 October-November
123 5 1839 December
123 6 1840 January
124 1 1840 February
124 2 1840 March
124 3 1840 April
124 4 1840 May
124 5 1840 June
125 1 1840 July
125 2 1840 August
125 3 1840 September-October
125 4 1840 November
125 5 1840 December
125 6 1841 January
125 7 1841 February
126 1 1841 March
126 2 1841 April
126 3 1841 May
126 4 1841 June-July
126 5 1841 August-October
126 6 1841 November
126 7 1841 December
127 1 1842 January
127 2 1842 February
127 3 1842 March
127 4 1842 April
127 5 1842 May
127 6 1842 June-September
128 1 1842 October
128 2 1842 November
128 3 1842 December
128 4 1843 January
128 5 1843 February
128 6 1843 March
129 1 1843 April
129 2 1843 May
129 3 1843 June-September
129 4 1843 October-November
129 5 1843 December
130 1 1844 January
130 2 1844 February
130 3 1844 March
130 4 1844 April
130 5 1844 May
130 6 1844 June-August
131 1 1844 September-October
131 2 1844 November
131 3 1844 December
131 4 1845 January
131 5 1845 February
132 1 1845 March
132 2 1845 April
132 3 1845 May
132 4 1845 June-August
132 5 1845 September
132 6 1845 October
133 1 1845 November
133 2 1845 December [1 of 2]
133 3 1845 December [2 of 2]
133 4 1846 January
133 5 1846 February
134 1 1846 March [1 of 2]
134 2 1846 March [2 of 2]
134 3 1846 April
134 4 1846 May-June
134 5 1846 July-September
135 1 1846 October
135 2 1846 November
135 3 1846 December [1 of 2]
135 4 1846 December [2 of 2]
135 5 1847 January
136 1 1847 February
136 2 1847 March
136 3 1847 April-May
136 4 1847 June-July
136 5 1847 August-September
137 1 1847 October
137 2 1847 November
137 3 1847 December
137 4 1848 January [1 of 2]
137 5 1848 January [2 of 2]
138 1 1848 February [1 of 2]
138 2 1848 February [2 of 2]
138 3 1848 March
138 4 1848 April
138 5 1848 May
139 1 1848 June
139 2 1848 July-August
139 3 1848 September
139 4 1848 October
139 5 1848 November
139 6 1848 December [1 of 2]
140 1 1848 December [2 of 2]
140 2 1849 January [1 of 2]
140 3 1849 January [2 of 2]
140 4 1849 February
140 5 1849 March
141 1 1849 April-May
141 2 1849 June-July
141 3 1849 August
141 4 1849 September
141 5 1849 October
141 6 1849 November
142 1 1849 December
142 2 1850 January
142 3 1850 February
142 4 1850 March
143 1 1850 April
143 2 1850 May-June
143 3 1850 July-August
143 4 1850 September
143 5 1850 October
144 1 1850 November
144 2 1850 December
144 3 1851 January
145 1 1851 February
145 2 1851 March
145 3 1851 April
145 4 1851 May
146 1 1851 June
146 2 1851 July-August
146 3 1851 September
146 4 1851 October
146 5 1851 November
147 1 1851 December
147 2 1852 January
147 3 1852 February
147 4 1852 March
148 1 1852 April
148 2 1852 May
148 3 1852 June-July
148 4 1852 August-September
148 5 1852 October-November
149 1 1852 December [1 of 2]
149 2 1852 December [2 or 2]
149 3 1853 January [1 of 2]
149 4 1853 January [2 of 2]
149 5 1853 February
149 6 1853 March
150 1 1853 April
150 2 1853 May
150 3 1853 June-July
150 4 1853 August-September
150 5 1853 October
151 1 1853 November
151 2 1853 December
151 3 1854 January [1 of 2]
151 4 1854 January [2 of 2]
152 1 1854 February [1 of 2]
152 2 1854 February [2 of 2]
152 3 1854 March
152 4 1854 April
152 5 1854 May
153 1 1854 June
153 2 1854 July-August
153 3 1854 September
153 4 1854 October
153 5 1854 November
153 6 1854 December
154 1 1855 January
154 2 1855 February [1 of 2]
154 3 1855 February [2 of 2]
154 4 1855 March [1 of 2]
154 5 1855 March [2 of 2]
154 6 1855 April
155 1 1855 May
155 2 1855 June
155 3 1855 July-August
155 4 1855 September
155 5 1855 October
156 1 1855 November [1 of 2]
156 2 1855 November [2 of 2]
156 3 1855 December [1 of 2]
156 4 1855 December [2 of 2]
156 5 1856 January [1 of 2]
156 6 1856 January [2 of 2]
157 1 1856 February [1 of 2]
157 2 1856 February [2 of 2]
157 3 1856 March [1 of 2]
157 4 1856 March [2 of 2]
157 5 1856 April
158 1 1856 May
158 2 1856 June
158 3 1856 July-August
158 4 1856 September-October
158 5 1856 November
159 1 1856 December [1 of 2]
159 2 1856 December [2 of 2]
159 3 1857 January [1 of 2]
159 4 1857 January [2 of 2]
159 5 1857 February [1 of 2]
160 1 1857 February [2 of 2]
160 2 1857 March [1 of 2]
160 3 1857 March [2 of 2]
160 4 1857 April [1 of 2]
160 5 1857 April [2 of 2]
160 6 1857 May
161 1 1857 June
161 2 1857 July
161 3 1857 August
161 4 1857 September
161 5 1857 October
161 6 1857 November
162 1 1857 December [1 of 2]
162 2 1857 December [2 of 2]
162 3 1858 January [1 of 2]
162 4 1858 January [2 of 2]
162 5 1858 February [1 of 2]
162 6 1858 February [2 of 2]
163 1 1858 March [1 of 2]
163 2 1858 March [2 of 2]
163 3 1858 April
163 4 1858 May
163 5 1858 June-July
164 1 1858 August-September
164 2 1858 October
164 3 1858 November
164 4 1858 December
164 5 1859 January
165 1 1859 February
165 2 1859 March
165 3 1859 April
165 4 1859 May-July
166 1 1859 August
166 2 1859 September-October
166 3 1859 November
166 4 1859 December
166 5 1860 January [1 of 2]
166 6 1860 January [2 of 2]
167 1 1860 February
167 2 1860 March
167 3 1860 April-May
167 4 1860 June-July
168 1 1860 August-September
168 2 1860 October
168 3 1860 November
168 4 1860 December
168 5 1861 January [1 of 2]
169 1 1862 January [2 of 2]
169 2 1861 February [1 of 2]
169 3 1861 February [2 of 2]
169 4 1861 March
169 5 1861 April
170 1 1861 May
170 2 1861 June-August
170 3 1861 September-December
170 4 1862
170 5 1863
171 1 1865 February-August
171 2 1865 September
171 3 1865 October
171 4 1865 November
171 5 1865 December
172 1 1866 January
172 2 1866 February
172 3 1866 March
172 4 1866 April
172 5 1866 May
173 1 1866 June
Letters relating to collections
173 2 1831-1839
173 3 1840-1847
173 4 1851
173 5 1852 January-February
173 6 1852 March-April
174 1 1852 May-November
174 2 1852 December-1853 January
174 3 1853 February-March
174 4 1853 April-May
174 5 1853 June-September
174 6 1853 October-December
175 1 1854 January-February
175 2 1854 March-May
175 3 1854 June-December
175 4 1855 January-February
176 5 1855 March-April
176 1 1855 May-September
176 2 1855 October-December
176 3 1856 January
176 4 1856 February
176 5 1856 March
176 6 1856 April
177 1 1856 May
177 2 1856 June-October
177 3 1856 November-December
177 4 1857 January-February
177 5 1857 March-May
178 1 1857 June-October
178 2 1857 November-December
178 3 1858 January-February
178 4 1858 March
178 5 1858 April-May
179 1 1858 June-December
179 2 1859 January-February
179 3 1859 March-May
179 4 1859 June-December
180 1 1860 January-February
180 2 1860 March-May
180 3 1860 June-November
180 4 1860 December-1861 January
180 5 1861 February-March
180 6 1861 April-May
Letterbooks
BV9 - 1830-1834
BV10 - 1834-1842
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