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ITEM — Box: 26, Folder: 18 Identifier: Mss:766 1694-1960 File

Bills of lading, 1719-1750 Digital

Scope and Contents

Contains bills of lading, dated 1719-1723, for cargo shipped by Boston merchant by Jonathan Belcher. He sent rum and sugar to South Carolina, fish to Bilbao, Malaga, and Lisbon, wheat and Bohea tea to New York, and fish and candles to Barbados. Also includes one bill of lading for tobacco, lumber, beans, and horses shipped from New London to the West Indies by John Lawrence & Company in 1749/50.


  • 1719-1750

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.25 linear feet

Repository Details

Part of the Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University Repository

Baker Library Special Collections holds unique resources that focus on the evolution of business and industry, as well as the records of the Harvard Business School, documenting the institution's development over the last century. These rich and varied collections support research in a diverse range of fields such as business, economic, social and cultural history as well as the history of science and technology.

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