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Call No.: MS Sparks 3
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866, collector.
Title: Board of Trade Journal
Quantity: .1 linear feet (1 volume)
Language of materials: Material is in English.
Jared Sparks (Harvard, AB 1815, AM 1818) was an American historian and editor, the McClean Professor of Ancient and Modern History at Harvard University (1839-1849), and its president (1849-1853).
For the most complete general description of the Sparks collection, see: Justin Winsor, Calendar of the Sparks manuscripts in Harvard College Library, with an appendix showing other manuscripts (Library of Harvard University Bibliographical Contributions, no. 22) (Cambridge: Library of Harvard University, 1889). See also: Catalogue of the library of Jared Sparks: with a list of the historical manuscripts collected by him and now deposited in the library of Harvard University (Cambridge: Riverside Press, 1871).
The volume consists of 300 pages from the manuscripts of George Chalmers, bought in London, 1843. Includes conditions of trade in the colonies, by states; also trade with the coast of Africa.