Non-Intercourse Act 1809 was passed and blocked trade with the British and France, essentially preventing an manufactured goods from either country to enter the United States
Tea chest that was thrown into the Boston harbor after the Boston Tea Party on loan to the Daughters of the American Revolution museum
The East India Company history of merchant's mark
British East India Company used this mark beginning in the 1700's, the mark is called a chop
Another view of an original tea chest from the Boston Tea Party in 1773
An original tea chest from 1773 at the Boston Tea Party Ships Museum
Boston Tea Party Museum reenactment of throwing tea overboard from the British East India Company in Boston Mass.
"Britain: Lancashire, Manchester Halfpenny Condor Token, 1793, East India Company. Town arms of Manchester. (Note Griffins and little camel, top). "Manchester Promissory Halfpenny", "1793" in exergue / Bale mark of the East India Company.
British East India Company Coat of Arms c. 1730
Bag seal for cloth - National Maritime Museum - East India Company