The Iselin family archive, Basel
Boarding the Maryland – Task
The Iselin family archive in Basel offers rich materials about Isaak Iselin's voyage aboard the Maryland, revealing much more detail than the published travelogue. As we have seen, apart from the letters and the lengthy journal Iselin wrote, accounting materials have also survived.
On the right–hand side you see the upper part of the cargo list of the Maryland, including sales and profits.
Fill in the title of the document below. What does the title tell us about the list's function?
Continue by reading the list of storage items. What may be understood about the cargo of the Maryland from this excerpt? Which information about the cargo of the Maryland cannot be gleaned from this document?