Poyas's Customers

"View of Charles Town," painting by Tomas Leitch, ca. 1774, Charles Town, South Carolina, courtesy of the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts.

"View of Charles Town," painting by Tomas Leitch, ca. 1774, Charles Town, South Carolina, courtesy of the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts.

Click Here for Interactive Map of James Poyas's Customers

 

This interactive map shows the expanse of James Poyas's trade networks throughout colonial South Carolina and into Georgia. Based in the booming port city of Charles Town, Poyas's mercantile business relied on transport across the Atlantic Ocean, and then through inland rivers and creeks, as well as developing roads and overland trade routes, to access various colonial settlements in the eighteenth century.