Series V Patrick Hayes

This series includes Patrick Hayes' diary of his voyage, with John Barry, to Macao aboard the ship Asia (1787), correspondence and business papers related to his career as a shipmaster and merchant involved with the China and West Indies trades, and personal accounts, bills and receipts. Frequent correspondents include M.D. Dougherty, T. Reilly, William Bainbridge, George L. Harris, Fitch Brothers, Baring Brothers & Co., Francis Moran, and Hayes' sons Isaac and Thomas, and their letters offer details about sailing conditions, amounts and sales of cargo, insurance, and other business matters.