Bonds, notes, certificates, deeds, and other legal papers of Samuel Ropes, including his appointments as the guardian of Sarah Cheever, daughter of deceased cordwainer William Cheever, and as a justice of the peace. There is also United States customs certificate for New Orleans cotton shipped on the schooner Eros.
Samuel Ropes, Jr., letters, 1799 Digital
Primarily contains letters and papers of Samuel Ropes, Sr., and other Ropes family members, dated 1800-1806, including a sketch about Havana written by Ropes, Sr., and remembrances of Samuel Ropes, Jr., after his death yellow fever in January 1800.
Ledger, 1781-1841 Digital
Daybook, 1794-1812 Digital
Journal, 1799-1811 Digital
Journal of goods received and sold on commission such as Malaga wine, raisins, gin, umbrellas, combs, tea wares, silk shawls, and nankeens. Included are accounts of Canton goods bought by Mrs. L Peirce, Mary Saunders, Sally Nichols, Hannah Jones, Lucy Derby, Ann Rust, Lydia Townsend and Samuel Ropes.