Records of Sandbach, Tinne & Co
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.
- Majority of material found within 1825-1855
- Sandbach, Tinne & Co. (Organization)
The collection is open for research.
0.08 Linear feet (67 items)
Language of Materials
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.
Arranged chronologically: The collection begins with two undated letter fragments.
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- A Guide to the Records of Sandbach, Tinne & Co.
- Finding aid created by Dept. Staff
- January 2013
- Description rules
- Finding Aid Prepared Using Dacs
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Description is written in English.
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