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A remarkably complete collection of the records of Allen-Lane and of the individual mills controlled by Allen-Lane. There are administrative records, general accounts, purchase and receiving records, sales and shipping records, letters, and unbound papers. Some of the personal papers of Jonathan A. Lane and Benjamin C. Lane are included; the latter was active in the United Improvement Association, and some of its records are in the collection.
Two volumes of financial records, dated 1792-1794, of the Boston branch of the first Bank of the United States (1791-1811.)
The business records of China trader Captain Benjamin Newton includes financial records and correspondence detailing his business dealings, 1836-1864.
Jewelry firm, Boston, Mass., established in 1830, known successively as John Bigelow and Company, Bigelow and Brothers, and Bigelow Brothers and Kennard. Incorporated as Bigelow, Kennard and Company in 1912.
The Blue Hill Street Railway Company business records document the operation of an electric railway line connecting Boston with the outlying towns of Milton, Canton and Stoughton.
The collection includes waste books, journals, ledgers, and letter books (including one of John Perkins Cushing). There are statements of account of William Sturgis, 1827-1861 (with gaps); a journal (diary) of Charles H. Hammatt, Sandwich Islands, Hawaii, 1823-1825.
Records of a family of American merchants engaged in international trade, 1833-1890
Records of John Perkins Cushing, a merchant of Boston, Massachusetts, principally engaged in the China trade, 1832-1882.
Shipping and family papers of Captain Daniel T. Lothrop.
Correspondence and papers of Elizur Wright relating to insurance matters, 1845-1885, and a smaller group of papers of his son, Walter C. Wright, consulting actuary, 1884-1916.
Papers, mainly incoming letters and miscellaneous ship documents, of a firm of shipping agents of Boston. The firm was previously known as Hunter, Ryder and Crawley. They had a number of customers in Nova Scotia. There are no bound volumes, and there are gaps in the series of letters.
Records of a cotton commission firm of New Orleans, mainly correspondence with treasurers of New England cotton mills.
Ledgers, journals, miscellaneous accounts, and scattered letters, 1867-1957, of the Boston, Mass. based import-export firm founded by Henry W. Peabody.
The Herman L. Dillingham papers consist of scrapbooks and photograph albums collected by Dillingham, while traveling through South America during his tenure as the assistant secretary to the Boston Chamber of Commerce.
Business records kept by Boston, Mass. shipping merchant John C. Phillips while he was in the employ of R.C. Mackay & Son and later head of John C. Phillips & Company. Phillips engaged in trade with India, China, South America and the West Indies.
Cotton manufacturing firm of Lowell, Mass., established in 1831 by proprietors of the other Lowell mills in connection with the Boston merchants Abbott and Amos Lawrence. The collection includes general account books, production records, sales records, payrolls, and letters.
William Badger Lawrence papers relating to the proposed takeover of the Boston and Maine Railroad by the New York, New Haven, and Hartford Railroad Company
Collection consists of the papers of William B. Lawrence, clerk of the Boston & Maine Railroad, regarding the aborted merger of the Boston and Maine Railroad with the New York, New Haven, and Hartford Railroad Company, 1907-1915.
Letter books, accounts of investments, and business records of Elisha T. Loring, his estate, and records of family business interests in Loring Brothers & Company.
Records of Lyman Mills, a Holyoke, Mass., manufacturer of cotton textiles, 1833-1936.
Financial records of New England Bond and Mortgage Company of Boston, Massachusetts, 1922 to 1933.
Papers relating to both the Ames family and their involvement in the Union Pacific Railroad, 1861-1969. The material was gathered by Charles E. Ames in writing his book, "Pioneering the Union Pacific" (Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1969).
Waste books, journals, ledgers, cash books, invoices, sales, and letters of a firm of commission merchants of Boston, Mass.
Incuded in this aggregate record are eleven (11) unique collections related to Boston merchants engaged in foreign trade, 1818-1887.
Artificial collection containing records of customs houses, toll collectors and the U.S. Treasury Department, 1789-1870.