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SERIES Identifier: Mss:766 1750-1845 B879

Series II. Business papers, 1750-1846

Scope and Contents

This series consists of papers relating to Moses Brown's importing and exporting business and trade in rum, sugar, molasses, lumber, coffee, cotton, fish, and beef, among other provisions and commodities. Included are shipping papers, financial papers, and legal papers and contracts.


  • 1750-1846 (inclusive)
  • Majority of material found within 1790-1803

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Materials stored onsite. Please contact for more information.


6.5 linear feet (9 boxes)

Physical Location


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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