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Box 4: Business Correspondence and Financial Records, 1784

 File — Box: 4
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Papers, 1772-1872, of the Blow family. Chiefly business papers, 1772-1820, of Richard Blow of Portsmouth and "Tower Hill," Sussex County, Va. and his son George Blow, Sr. and George Blow, Jr. of 'Tower Hill' and Williamsburg, Va. Richard Blow was a partner in stores in Virginia and North Carolina (trading as Richard Blow and Co., Briggs & Blow, Baker & Blow [South Quay, Nansemond County, Va.], Blow & Barksdale [Petersburg, Va.], and Blow and Scammel). He was also a plantation...

Folder 1: Business Correspondence and Financial Records

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Papers, 1772-1872, of the Blow family. Chiefly business papers, 1772-1820, of Richard Blow of Portsmouth and "Tower Hill," Sussex County, Va. and his son George Blow, Sr. and George Blow, Jr. of 'Tower Hill' and Williamsburg, Va. Richard Blow was a partner in stores in Virginia and North Carolina (trading as Richard Blow and Co., Briggs & Blow, Baker & Blow [South Quay, Nansemond County, Va.], Blow & Barksdale [Petersburg, Va.], and Blow and Scammel). He was also a plantation...

Robert Crew, London, to Richard Blow, 1784 July 20

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 1
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Re: poor credit of English & French merchants; refers his uncle Scott going blind; general business affairs

Capt. Charles Briggs to Richard Blow, 1784 July 30

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 1
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His sons, George and Sammy, are in service to Richard Blow in his business. Asks that Blow continue them. He is infirm and keeps his store only to give his sons Charles some insight in business

Thomas Thomas of Industry to Richard Blow, Merchant, 1784 February 7

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Papers, 1772-1872, of the Blow family. Chiefly business papers, 1772-1820, of Richard Blow of Portsmouth and "Tower Hill," Sussex County, Va. and his son George Blow, Sr. and George Blow, Jr. of 'Tower Hill' and Williamsburg, Va. Richard Blow was a partner in stores in Virginia and North Carolina (trading as Richard Blow and Co., Briggs & Blow, Baker & Blow [South Quay, Nansemond County, Va.], Blow & Barksdale [Petersburg, Va.], and Blow and Scammel). He was also a plantation...

Robert Crew, London, to Blow & Barksdale, Petersburg, 1784 March 6

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 1
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Jolly Tar is here with your tobacco; will sail back in 3 weeks with your goods; the William left on January 3rd. Has established correspondence and credit on best footing with Birmingham and Manchester (England), Sheffield, Halifax and Leeds houses. Discusses Blow's ability with shipping business. Crew does no think Blow has experience for this in times of peace. Says only 2 trips a year can be made to England and to West Indies. Advises Blow against using [unclear?] ships in this voyage.