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Brothers Albert Smith (1763-1823) and Thomas Smith (born 1775) were merchants and shipmasters in Hanover, Massachusetts. The Albert and Thomas Smith papers, dated 1773-1814, consist of shipping records, legal documents, mainly related to Albert Smith's service as a justice of the peace, and personal and professional correspondence.
Business records of the Forbes family of Milton, Mass., commission merchants engaged in the China trade during the nineteenth century. Records include correspondence, financial material, and business papers relating to the China trade.