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Record No: mha00000133
Title: Fox Family Papers
Dates: 1782-1817
Location: Mic.6-6-1-5 MHA
Creator: Fox Family.
Extent: 1 reel 16 mm. microfilm.
Source of Supplied Title: Title based on description.
Restrictions: No restrictions.
Adm. Hist/Bio. Sketch: Sea captains and shipowners of Shaldon Devon, operating from 1782-1817.
Scope and Content: Property documents for the premises at Shaldon, Devon, 1782. Accounts for the operation of vessels owned by the Fox Family from 1802-1811: the Hope, the Good Intent and the Cognac. Ledger accounts deal with costs of supplies, transportation and communication, recruitment of men, ship repairs and other expenditures. A letterbook of William Fox Sr. 1816-1817 includes references to the vessels Providence, Three Williams, Neptune, Cognac, Good Intent and Commerce as well as correspondence with several St. John's firms.
Reproduction Note: Filmed from the original papers held at the Devon Record Office.
Terms Governing Use: Copyright held by the Devon Record Office.
Finding Aids: MHA finding aid 6
Subject: Shipowners.
Subject: Ship chandlers.
Subject: Shipmasters.
Subject: Cod fisheries.
Subject: Shaldon (Devon).
Subject: Accounts.
Subject: Letterbooks.
Authors_Personal Name: Fox, William, b.1749.
Authors_Corporate Name: Endeavour (Ship).
Authors_Corporate Name: Cognac (Ship).
Authors_Corporate Name: Hope (Ship).
Authors_Corporate Name: Three Williams (Ship).
Authors_Corporate Name: Good Intent (Ship).


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