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The Business Letters of Daniel Eccleston of Lancaster (1745–1821)::Trade, Commerce, and Marine Insurance in Late-Eighteenth-Century Liverpool, Lancaster, and Whitehaven

Downs, Carolyn (2004) The Business Letters of Daniel Eccleston of Lancaster (1745–1821)::Trade, Commerce, and Marine Insurance in Late-Eighteenth-Century Liverpool, Lancaster, and Whitehaven. Northern History, 41 (1). pp. 129-148. ISSN 0078-172X

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Abstract

This paper uncovers a previously unknown and substantial marine insurance underwriting centre in Lancaster during the 1780s. The paper is based upon documentary research amongst the papers of entrepreneur Daniel Eccleston (1745-1821) and shows how provincial centres for underwriting and brokering were able to compete effectively with Liverpool, London and Bristol,

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Northern History
Uncontrolled Keywords: Marine Insurance ; Entrepreneurial behaviors ; Atlantic Trade ; Daniel Eccleston
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Departments: Lancaster University Management School > Management Learning & Leadership
ID Code: 60215
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 22 Nov 2012 15:39
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 22 Nov 2012 15:39
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/60215

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