East Ardsley, Yorkshire, Eng.: EP Microform, 1974
British records relating to America in microform
These papers cover several generations of the Tarleton family and deal with the history of Liverpool in the eighteenth century, particularly the history of trade. A prominent Liverpool family, the Tarletons were involved in the African and West Indian slave trade. The Tarletons’ business records during the eighteenth century are included. In the second half of that century, John Tarleton IV owned several slaving ships and traded with Jamaica, the Leeward Islands (Antigua), and Grenada in the West Indies. His son Banastre made a reputation as a British cavalry officer during the Revolutionary War.
A description of the collection is on the first reel.