Guide to the Andrew J. Fleming Papers, 1833-1840


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Descriptive Summary

Collection Number
Andrew J. Fleming papers
Fleming, Andrew J.
1.2 Linear Feet, 4 Items
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Material in English

Collection Overview

Collection contains a ledger, a daybook, a cashbook, and an account book relating to a firm involved in the importation and sale of sugar, molasses, coffee, tea, corn, and other products. The books record shipment of goods from various ports in the West Indies and the South. Craven Ashford may have been a business partner. Several items are laid in.

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Collection is open for research.

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Contents of the Collection

Cash Book, 1834-1836
Box 1
Account Book, 1834-1836
Box 1
Account Book, 1835-1837
Box 1
Account Book, 1837-1839
Box 1

Historical Note

Andrew J. Fleming was a resident of Alexandria (Alexandria Co.), Virginia.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Andrew J. Fleming Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.


The Andrew J. Fleming Papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase in 1987.

Processing Information

Processed by Rubenstein Library Staff, May 2011

Encoded by Kimberly Sims, July 2011