On the Chocolate Trail

Negro Prince Updike Grinding Chocolate for Aaron Lopez

[June 1765] one hundred pounds1

[May 1766 -December 1767] 2, 528½ pounds2

[February -October1768] five thousand pounds3

1 On June 24, 1765 the Lopez log book credited to the Negro Prince Updike for making 46¼ pounds of chocolate. He was then given an additional 58½ pounds of chocolate to grind.

2 Lopez Memorandum Book 715/36; NHS, Newport, RI.

3 Lopez Memorandum Book 715/40, NHS, Newport, RI.

On the Chocolate Trail

On the Chocolate Trail