Title: John C. Merrill & Co. Letters,
Date (inclusive): 1869
Collection number: MSS 0189
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (8 items in one folder (16
Mandeville Special Collections Library, Geisel Library, UC, San Diego
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John C. Merrill & Co. Letters, MSS 0189. Mandeville Special Collections Library, UCSD.
Six holograph letters to Wm. G. Blackler, whaling agent and apparent owner of the bark
"Victor," offering John C. Merrill & Co.'s services in procurring a shipment for the
bark. The letters are signed "J. C. Merrill & Co." Also included are part of a sheet on
which a summary of each of the letters to Blackler was kept and a sheet detailing cargos,
prices, and estimated sailing durations of potential charters for the "Victor."
Shipping commission and forwarding merchants; office in San Francisco.