Dr. Emily Buchnea discusses her research into merchant networks in the Anglo-Atlantic World, and her use of materials from the collections in the Hagley Library, including records associated with various firms, such as the diary of merchant's wife Margaret Managot.
Dr. Buchnea is a research assistant at the University of Newcastle.
Records, correspondence, and other manuscript material related to merchant networks at the Hagley Library
Banner image: Charter for the ship "Israel" which was chartered by shipping agent John Welsh of Philadelphia to carry cargo and passengers from Londonderry, Ireland to Philadelphia, 1827. View charter in the Hagley Digital Archives