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Ropes family



In the early part of the nineteenth century William Ropes, originally from Salem, Mass., was engaged in the commission business in Boston under the firm names of Ropes, Pickman & Company, Ropes and Ward, and with William Reed. In 1832 he moved to St. Petersburg, Russia, establishing the firm of William Ropes and Company. Information about William's activities are detailed in the letters, covering the years 1810-1841.

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Ropes family papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1789-1875 R785

Correspondence, papers, diaries, and financial records kept by the Ropes family members of Salem, Massachusetts, 1785-circa 1960.