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Shipping bills, undated Digital

Item — Box: 4, Folder: 35Identifier: Mss:766 1712-1854 H234
Scope and Contents: Contains undated bills and accounts to Thomas Hancock and others for disbursements, portage bill, services of tradesmen, including African American coopers, and other costs associating with shipping ventures.

Shipping letters, 1797-1799 Digital

Item — Box: 27, Folder: 8Identifier: Mss:766 1712-1854 H234
Scope and Contents: Contains correspondence to John Hancock related to shipping expenses, including payment for sails and gin, dated 1797-1799.

Shipping letters, 1800-1801 Digital

Item — Box: 27, Folder: 9Identifier: Mss:766 1712-1854 H234
Scope and Contents: Contains correspondence to John Hancock related to mercantile voyages and ships, dated 1800-1801. Includes a letter from Hancock seeking proceeds from his stake in the schooner Hero and her cargo, and a charter party agreement for the schooner Sully for a voyage to Jamaica.

Shipping letters, 1807-1809 Digital

Item — Box: 27, Folder: 10Identifier: Mss:766 1712-1854 H234
Scope and Contents: Contains correspondence to John Hancock regarding delivery of soap and rice, the embargo against Great Britain, and customs certificates, from merchants like Christian Haars & Co. and George Farquhar of Philadelphia, dated 1807-1809.

Shipping letters, 1810 Digital

Item — Box: 27, Folder: 11Identifier: Mss:766 1712-1854 H234
Scope and Contents: Contains correspondence to John Hancock from Jonathan Worth of Philadelphia regarding the status of a bond to pay for a certificate for a detained American ship, the brigantine Baylen, and a certificate for a ship landed in Charleston, South Carolina, with logwood, dated 1810. There is also a letter from John Man in Savannah, Georgia, regarding the price of cotton and a planned shipment to Hancock.

Shipping letters, 1811 Digital

Item — Box: 27, Folder: 12Identifier: Mss:766 1712-1854 H234
Scope and Contents: Contains correspondence to John Hancock regarding arrivals of ships and cargo in Boston, dated 1811. There are also letters from Woodbridge Odlin and Jonathan Worth of Philadelphia regarding the seizure and trial of the American brigantine Baylen.

"Shipping letters" received, 1783-1784 October 11, 1783-1784 October 11 Digital

Item — Box: 2, Folder: 1Identifier: Mss:766 1782-1805 D264
Scope and Contents: Correspondence from merchants and agents regarding delivery and receipt of cargo on behalf of Thomas & William Davis, dated from 1783 to October 11, 1784.

"Shipping letters" received, 1784 October 19-1784 December, 1784 October 19-1784 December Digital

Item — Box: 2, Folder: 2Identifier: Mss:766 1782-1805 D264
Scope and Contents: Correspondence from merchants, agents, and others regarding delivery and receipt of cargo on behalf of Thomas & William Davis, and work done on the firm's ships, dated from October 19, 1784 to December 1784. Correspondents include Samuel Parkman of Boston, David Stockbridge, of Hanover, Massachusetts, and Hewes & Anthony, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

"Shipping letters" received, 1785 January-July, 1785 January-July Digital

Item — Box: 2, Folder: 3Identifier: Mss:766 1782-1805 D264
Scope and Contents: Correspondence from merchants, agents, and others regarding delivery and receipt of cargo on behalf of Thomas & William Davis, dated January-July 1785. Topics also include the status of ships and captains. Correspondence from Esther Trenholm, whose husband, William, was sailing to Charleston, South Carolina, discusses her efforts to dissuade a ship's captain from being inoculated against smallpox and delaying a voyage, and her decision to sell the cargo of Thomas & William Davisin light...

"Shipping letters" received, 1785 September-1786, 1785 September-1786 Digital

Item — Box: 2, Folder: 4Identifier: Mss:766 1782-1805 D264
Scope and Contents: Correspondence from merchants, agents, and others regarding delivery and receipt of cargo on behalf of Thomas & William Davis, dated from September 1785 to 1786. Correspondents include William Trenholm of New York, who discusses his impending relocation to Charleston, South Carolina, and his desire to continue doing business with the firm; and Captain Eliphalet Holbrook, who wrote of his difficulties hiring a crew for one of the firm's ships.