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Central Wharf and Wet Dock Corporation records

Collection Identifier: Mss:734 1814-1943
Overview: Records of Boston, Mass. Central Wharf & Wet Dock Corporation and associated businesses include financial material relating to wharfage and shipping, manifests of cargoes in and out,storage cargoes, freight going out and coming in, dockage charges andthe financial transactions essential in carrying on a substantial business.

Stanton, Fiske and Nichols letter book

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1826-1829 S792
Scope and Contents: Letter book consisting of handwritten copies of letters sent from the mercantile firm Stanton, Fiske and Nichols from August 3, 1826 to January 26, 1829. The letters primarily detail sales, shipping, and market prices of goods traded by the firm, including tea, gin, coffee, sugar, wine, indigo, brandy, and opium. Also discussed are insurance claims and other business affairs.