Francis Jerdone Cargo Waste Book, 1748-1749

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Francis Jerdone Cargo Waste Book, 1748-1749



Waste book record of cargo imported and tobacco shipped by Francis Jerdone at Yorktown, Virginia. The book documents the variety and volume of goods sold by Jerdone and the many customers he had in Virginia. Customers included Colonel Carter Burwell, the Reverend John Camm, Alexander Craig, Colonel Dudley Diggs, James Dixon, Robert Donald, Thomas Everard, Alexander Finnie, the Reverend Mr. Fontaine, William Jerdone, Warner Lewis, John Lightfoot, William Lightfoot, Thomas Nelson, William Nelson, John Norton, John Palmer, James Shield, Captain John Tabb, and Bennitt Tomkins.




Jerdone, Francis, 1721-1771, “Francis Jerdone Cargo Waste Book, 1748-1749,” Special Collections, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accessed July 18, 2024,