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COLLECTION Identifier: Mss:766 1806-1847 W656

Thomas Wigglesworth business records

Scope and Contents

Successor to Sawyer and Wigglesworth, dealing in importing, exporting, handling of bills of exchange and insurance and a general commission business based in Boston, Massachusetts, 1806-1847. Included are blotters, letter books, distribution record, and invoice record.


  • Creation: 1806-1847


Conditions Governing Access

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


2 linear feet (12 volumes)

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Wigglesworth was the son of Edward Wigglesworth, born in 1775. He graduated Harvard in 1793 and entered into a successful importing and exporting commission firm in Boston, Massachusetts.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of the estate of George Wigglesworth, 1952.

Related Materials

For related materials see Edward Wigglesworth business records

Wigglesworth, Thomas, 1775-1855. Thomas Wigglesworth Business Records, 1806-1847: A Finding Aid
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Repository Details

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

Baker Library Special Collections and Archives 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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