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COLLECTION Identifier: Mss:761 1748-1878 File

Vertical file collection on marketing services – wholesale

[Marketing] miscellany, 1749-1785 Digital

Scope and Contents Contains assorted business correspondence and records, dated 1749-1785, including a letter from Joseph Rhodes of Boston regarding payment on an account to an unknown recipient, and John Langdon’s account current with Peter Le Poole of Charleston, South Carolina. There are additionally an undated receipted account to Boston merchant Isaac Winslow Clarke from Jeane Hardy for washing; an invoice for costs related to boxes of soap to Clarke from William Knowlton; and a letter to Clarke from...

Wholesale jobbing commission merchants, ship chandlers, 1748-1799 Digital

Scope and Contents Contains a 1748 account current of Silvanus Gibbs, of Newport, Rhode Island, with John Banister, for sales of molasses and rum; printed circular signed by Rufus Davenport of Boston in 1796, declaring his establishment as a commission agent, addressed to Thomas Cutts of Pepper Hill; 1797 letter from Nathan Prince to an unknown correspondent regarding West Indies trade and other matters; 1789 receipted bill for coffee from merchant John Gray, Jr., of Boston to John Rogers; and a 1799 bill for...

Merchants contract, 1772, 1857 Digital

Scope and Contents

Contains a 1772 contract between cloth manufacturer and merchant John Ackroyd of Leeds, England, and Thomas Swaine of Halifax, Nova Scotia, and indenture under which they agreed to establish a business in America for a term of seven years; and an 1857 contract between William F. Homer and Lemuel E. Caswell.