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Creator:University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Title:Letters to William Young
Call No:MSS 0098, F0178
Abstract:The correspondence contained in this collection is addressed to William Young in regards to his papermaking business in Delaware. Notable letters are from the Treasury Department Revenue Office with orders[...] for stationery. The shipping receipts give a good sense of the quantities of materials that William Young shipped during the late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century.
Subjects:Papermaking--Delaware--History--19th century | Brandywine Creek (Pa. and Del.)
Creator:Bank of the United States (1791-1811)
Title:W. Young, Mills & Son watermarked bank bonds
Call No:MSS 0098, F0126
Abstract:This one sheet of eight W. Young, Mills & Son (W Y & Co.) watermarked bank bonds for duties payable at Bank of United States dates from circa 1803-1811. This[...] was William Young (1755-1829) & Co. of Philadelphia who established a paper mill in Delaware about 1794 with his partner, Robert Gilmour. Young became the sole proprietor in 1803 and had a thriving business until a fire destroyed his paper mill in 1814. The charter for the First Bank of the United States was granted in 1791 for a term of 20 years which expired in 1811.
Subjects:Paper mills--Delaware--History--18th century | New Castle (Del.)
Creator:Gilmour, Robert (Papermaker)
Title:Robert Gilmour letter to William Young
Call No:MSS 0098, F0175
Abstract:Delaware papermaker Robert Gilmour's handwritten and signed letter to Philadelphia printer William Young documents the birth of a Delaware paper mill in 1794.
Subjects:Paper mills--Delaware--History--18th century | Papermaking--Delaware--History--18th century | Papermakers--Correspondence | Papermakers | More Subjects