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A Guide to the Records of Sandbach, Tinne & Co.

Finding aid created by Dept. Staff

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections
January 2013


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Sandbach, Tinne & Co.
Title: Records of Sandbach, Tinne & Co.
Dates: 1820-1882
Bulk dates: 1825-1855
Abstract: Correspondence to the firm of Sandbach, Tinne & Co. from McInroy, Sandbach & Co., McInroy, Parker & Co., and other affiliates in the Demerara region of British Guiana primarily relating to sugar, molasses, coffee and rum.
Extent: 0.08 Linear feet. 67 items.
Identification: MS Group 112 3/2
Language(s): English

Scope and Content

Correspondence to the firm of Sandbach, Tinne & Co. from McInroy, Sandbach & Co., McInroy, Parker & Co., and other affiliates in the Demerara region of British Guiana. The collection relates primarily to the trade in sugar, molasses, coffee, and rum from Demerara and commodities from England sent to British Guiana. Several letters describe conditions at plantations in the Demerara region, and there is an estimate for mill machinery from the factory of Mirrlees and Tait for the sugar estate Providence dated 1866.

There are no letters for the years 1867-1879.


Arrangement

Arranged chronologically: The collection begins with two undated letter fragments.


Access or Use Restrictions

Access

The collection is open for research.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Records of Sandbach, Tinne & Co., Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.


Selected Subjects and Access Terms

Guyana -- History -- 1803-1966
Sugar trade -- West Indies.



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