The Early Transatlantic Trade of Ayr 1640-1730

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The Early Transatlantic Trade of Ayr 1640-1730

The Early Transatlantic Trade of Ayr 1640-1730, by Tom Barclay and Eric Graham

Published by the Ayrshire Archaelogical and Natural History Society in 2005, 104 pages. Paperback (N3455)

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  • The Darien Adventure 1693-1700
  • The Union of the partliaments 1700-1707
  • Post Union revovery 1707-1730

Please note their is an old price printed on the front cover

The book goes on examine the subsequent trade with North America. Chapters include:

  • War at sea and the first Atlantic venturers 1643-1650
  • The Cromwell interlude and a new beginning 1650-1660
  • The Unicorn 1660-1668
  • The Unity 1668-1674
  • The James and the West Indies 1675-1683
  • The James and the Carolina Colony 1684
  • North American connections 1684-1688
  • Conflict and oppurtunity 1688-1693
  • The Voyage of the Joseph and Daniel 1693

In this fascinating book, which studies the early transatlantic trade of Ayr, there are numerous accounts of ships and seamen from Ayr, and their struggles in trade. The book brings to the fore the central role played by the merchants and the maritime fraternity of Ayr, as well as the part played by endemic war and military occupation in providing the ‘push-pull’ dynamic that encouraged trade with the Caribbean

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