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"Shipping letters" received, 1787 February-July, 1787 February-July Digital

Item — Box: 2, Folder: 5Identifier: 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 February-July 1787. Correspondents include Thomas Russell of Boston, who was freighting a ship with cargo of Thomas & William Davisthat included fish, bound for Portugal; and Captain Eliphalet Holbrook, who wrote he was unable to get the price he quoted for the sale of the firm's fish in Boston.

"Shipping letters" received, 1787 November-1788 April, 1787 November-1788 April Digital

Item — Box: 2, Folder: 6Identifier: 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 November 1787-April 1788. Topics include news of ships bound for ports in the United States and Spain. Correspondents include several ship captains and Salem, Massachusetts, merchant William Gray.

"Shipping letters" received, 1788 May-1789 May, 1788 May-1789 May Digital

Item — Box: 2, Folder: 7Identifier: 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 May 1788-May 1789. Topics cover the impact of weather on voyages of the firm's vessels and pricing of goods. Correspondents include the Beverley, Massachusetts, merchants Brown & Thorndike, and Samuel Parkman, of Boston.

"Shipping letters" received, 1789 July-1790 March, 1789 July-1790 March Digital

Item — Box: 2, Folder: 8Identifier: 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 July 1789-March 1790. Topics include payment of duties on cargo, prices current, and status of voyages. Correspondents include J.W. Winthrop, of Boston, and Captain Eliphalet Holbrook.

"Shipping letters" received, 1790 May-1791 September, 1790 May-1791 September Digital

Item — Box: 2, Folder: 9Identifier: Mss:766 1782-1805 D264
Scope and Contents: Correspondence from merchants, agents, and others, including William Gray and Samuel Parkman, regarding delivery and receipt of cargo on behalf of Thomas & William Davis, dated from May 1790 to September 1791.

"Shipping letters" received, 1791 November-1792, 1791 November-1792 Digital

Item — Box: 2, Folder: 10Identifier: Mss:766 1782-1805 D264
Scope and Contents: Correspondence from merchants, agents, and others, including Ebenezer Parsons (1746-1819) and his son, Gorham Parsons, of Boston, Massachusetts, regarding delivery and receipt of cargo on behalf of Thomas & William Davis, prices current, and news of ships, dated from November 1791 to 1792.

"Shipping letters" received, 1793-1794, 1793-1794 Digital

Item — Box: 2, Folder: 11Identifier: 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, insurance, and news of ships, dated 1793-1794. Correspondents include Ebenezer Parsons (1746-1819) and Stephen Higginson (1743-1828), of Boston, Massachusetts, and Captain Samuel Foster, who described a difficult voyage to Virginia aboard the brigantine William with cargo including lumber.

"Shipping letters" received, 1795-1796, 1795-1796 Digital

Item — Box: 2, Folder: 12Identifier: Mss:766 1782-1805 D264
Scope and Contents: Correspondence from merchants, agents, and others, including Abiel Washburn, of Middleboro, Massachusetts, and Gorham Parsons, of Boston, regarding delivery and receipt of cargo on behalf of Thomas & William Davis, news of ships' voyages, and prices current, dated 1795-1796.

"Shipping letters" received, 1798-1799 January, 1798-1799 January Digital

Item — Box: 2, Folder: 13Identifier: 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, market trends, and news of ships' voyages, dated from 1798 to January 1799. Correspondents include the Baltimore, Maryland, firm of Wales & Clopper, and merchant and whaler William Rotch (1759-1850), of New Bedford, Massachusetts, who inquired if Davis could obtain news of a ship carrying whale oil in Spain, and the potential danger from French privateers.

"Shipping letters" received, 1799 March-December, 1799 March-December Digital

Item — Box: 2, Folder: 14Identifier: Mss:766 1782-1805 D264
Scope and Contents: Correspondence from merchants, agents, and others, including Wales & Clopper, of Baltimore, Maryland, regarding delivery and receipt of cargo on behalf of Thomas & William Davis, prices current, and news of ships' voyages, dated March-December 1799.