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Adams family business papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1837-1867 A211
Overview:

Business papers of shipping and commission merchant brothers Calvin and William H. Adams of Bangor, Maine and New York City.

Albert M. Knight papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1863-1872 K69
Overview:

The Albert M. Knight papers are letters written by an American businessman in China to his fiancée, 1863-1872.

Amory, Browne and Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:761 1918-1922 A524
Overview:

The collection consists of records of orders and transfers made, chiefly for kalburnie ginghams, for Lancaster Mills of Clinton, Massachusetts.

Benjamin Newton business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1843-1864
Overview:

The business records of China trader Captain Benjamin Newton includes financial records and correspondence detailing his business dealings, 1836-1864.

Bryant & Sturgis (Boston, Mass.) records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1811-1872 B915
Scope and Content Note::

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.

Comstock family business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1833-1876
Overview:

Records of a family of American merchants engaged in international trade, 1833-1890

Dane, Dana & Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss: 766 1852-1855
Overview:

Business records of the Boston, Massachusetts based tea importing merchant firm, Dane, Dana & Co. and the Boston Sugar Refinery.

David Augustus Neal business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1818-1877
Scope and Contents: Business records of David A. Neal and his son Theodore A. Neal, merchants and financiers of Salem, Mass. The earlier material relates to foreign marketing and includes journals, letter books, 1818-1819, 1831-1836, ledgers, and cash books. The later material is concerned chiefly with the Neals' connections with the Associates of the Illinois Land Agency, an agency formed to develop land along the Illinois Central Railroad. These records include journals, letter books, stock books, plans,...

Forbes family business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1803-1942 F693
Overview:

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.

George U. Sands business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1866-1879
Overview:

The business records of George U. Sands consist of correspondence, financial material, and diaries while living and working in Hong Kong, 1866-1880.

Henry W. Peabody & Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1867-1957 P352
Overview:

Ledgers, journals, miscellaneous accounts, and scattered letters, 1867-1957, of the Boston, Mass. based import-export firm founded by Henry W. Peabody.

J. Howard Nichols papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1856-1905
Overview:

Personal and professional papers of China trader and textile manufacturing firm treasurer J. Howard Nichols, 1856-1905.

John C. Phillips business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1859-1885 P561
Overview:

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.

John Jacob Astor business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1784-1892
Overview:

Correspondence, account books and other records documenting the business activities of merchant, fur trader, and investor John Jacob Astor (1763-1848).

Loring family business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1834-1925 L873
Overview:

Letter books, accounts of investments, and business records of Elisha T. Loring, his estate, and records of family business interests in Loring Brothers & Company.

Phelps and Rand records

Collection Identifier: Mss:761 1800-1825 P538
Scope and Contents:

Waste books, journals, ledgers, cash books, invoices, sales, and letters of a firm of commission merchants of Boston, Mass.

Records of Boston merchants engaged in foreign trade

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1739-1887
Overview:

Incuded in this aggregate record are eleven (11) unique collections related to Boston merchants engaged in foreign trade, 1818-1887.

Records of merchants engaged in foreign trade

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1772-1920
Overview:

Multiple collections related to merchants engaged in foreign trade, 1816-1920.

Ropes family papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1789-1875 R785
Overview:

Correspondence, papers, diaries, and financial records kept by the Ropes family members of Salem, Massachusetts, 1785-circa 1960.

Thomas Hunt & Company business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:761 1863-1869 H943
Overview:

Correspondence and business records of Hong Kong, China based ship chandlery and commission merchant Thomas Hunt & Company.

Thomas Wigglesworth business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1806-1847 W656
Scope and Contents:

Successor to Sawyer and Wigglesworth, dealing in importing, exporting, handling of bills of exchange and insurance and a general commission business based in Boston, Massachusetts, 1806-1847. Included are blotters, letter books, distribution record, and invoice record.

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.