A fine series of letters from William Tate of Tate and Whiteside, Merchants of Lime Street, London. Acting as one of Adam’s major contacts in the capital and his sometimes business partner, Tate supplied Adams with wine and fruit, looked after his financial interests, procured books and other articles for him, reported on shipping movements and acted as a conduit for Adams in his financial dealings with America and Jamaica.
Added to the Thomas Adams Papers Catalog Record
LWL Mss 2
Acquired August 2013