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Wilder and Estabrook records

Collection Identifier: Mss:761 1852-1879
Overview:

Records of Wilder and Estabrook of Boston, Mass., a firm that imported and sold tobacco and cigars from Cuba and also manufactured cigars domestically, 1852-1879. Also includes personal papers of Charles W. Wilder relating to other business ventures.

William Appleton and Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1840-1889
Overview:

The business records of Boston, Massachusetts shipping merchant William Appleton and Company and successor firm Samuel Hooper and Company, 1813-1889.

Wyer Groves Sargent journals

Collection Identifier: Mss:77 1845-1900 S245
Scope and Contents: This collection consists of typescripts of Wyer Groves Sargent's journals, kept between 1845 and 1900. The journals record Sargent's day to day life as a merchant running a family store in Sargentville, Maine. He traveled extensively to buy and sell goods, but was especially active along the New England coast. His diary mostly focuses on his business, but includes details of births, deaths, weather, and current events. Also included is a short story written by Ruth Kimball Messinger...