Collection inventory

Finding Aids

William Ashton Letter

An inventory of his item(s) at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: MRR
Date: 26 May 2006

Revision history:

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Ashton, William
Title: William Ashton Letter
Dates: 1808
Quantity: 1 folder (SC)
Abstract: Letter from Captain Henry Harvey of the brig Little George, to William Ashton, receipt for Ashton's wages, payable by the firm of Swartout, Dumont & Co.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection consists of a single holograph letter, written by Henry Harvey, Captain of the brig Little George, requesting payment of wages to William Ashton. A note added on the back dated [Sep?] 15th and signed by William Ashton indicates money was received.


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Subject Headings


Ashton, William
Harvey, Henry, Capt.

Corporate Bodies

Little George (Frigate)
Swartout, Dumont & Co.

Genres and Forms




Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

William Ashton Letter,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Accessioned 27 May 1969

Table of Contents



SC 163 Letter 30 May 1808