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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.

A.L. Avery & Son business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:77 1864-1940 A954
Overview:

Business records of the Charlemont, Massachusetts general store A.L. Avery & Son, owned and operated by five generations of the Avery family.

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.

Asa P. Morse and Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:7635 1849-1881 M885
Scope and Contents: Correspondence (foreign and domestic), bills, accounts, and other records of Asa P. Morse and Company. Also included are some letters relating to Morse's political career and some family correspondence and papers. There are also papers concerning lumbering in Woodstock Valley, Conn.Also, letters include those from Morse's sister-in-law, who wrote of her finances and the debt on her husband's estate. Letters from her daughters (May, Francine, and Elise Morse) discuss family news...

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.

Daniel T. Lothrop papers

Collection Identifier: Mss: 766 1810-1871 L882
Overview:

Shipping and family papers of Captain Daniel T. Lothrop.

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.

Greenleaf and Hubbard business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:761 1850-1860 G814
Overview:

Records of a cotton commission firm of New Orleans, mainly correspondence with treasurers of New England cotton mills.

Hendee, Tucke, Parker family papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:55 1842-1923 H495
Overview:

Family correspondence and associated business papers of the interrelated Hendee, Tucke and Parker families of Lowell, Massachusetts, 1842-1923.

Henry Winslow Corbett papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:761 1865-1880 C789
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of materials created by four separate businesses, all of which Henry Winslow Corbett had an ownership interest in. The four separate businesses represented by the Corbett papers include three merchant businesses and one transportation operation. Materials are similar for all four enterprises and consist of bills, receipts, claims, invoices, and accounts current. There is a small amount of correspondence that relates to financial transactions such as orders...

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).

John Law business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:1 1799-1838 L415
Overview:

The John Law records consist of ledgers, daybooks, notebooks, receipt books, and cash books that document the business activities of John Law Sr. and his son, John Law Jr.

Lambert and Brothers records

Collection Identifier: Mss:761 1810-1829 L222
Scope and Contents:

Records of a firm of commission merchants of New York City, including daybooks, ledgers, cash books, accounts current, and a letter book.

Moses Brown papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1750-1845 B879
Overview:

Moses Brown was a Newburyport, Mass. landowner, shipbuilder, and shipping merchant. The collection includes correspondence and business papers for Brown's activities as a sugar, molasses, and rum trader.

Oelrichs & Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:761 1890-1936 O28
Scope and Contents:

Ledgers, accounts current, and daybooks of a wool importing and commission merchant firm located in New York City and Boston. The following names were noted, Hermann Oelrichs, Benjamin William Schwab, Gustave Schwab, and Herman C. von Post.

P.T. Berry and Son records

Collection Identifier: Mss:761 1841-1878 B592
Scope and Contents: The records of P. T. Berry and Son document the day-to-day financial activities of a wholesale general merchandise business in Georgetown, District of Columbia from 1841 to 1878. Included are letters sent and received, promissory notes, bills, receipts, authorizations, deeds, vouchers, accounts, drafts, freight bills, accounts of sales, bills of lading, statements, orders, bank deposit books, drafts, insurance, telegrams, charter party, day books, journals, ledgers, and a cash book. There...

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.

S. Griffitts Morgan business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:761 1843-1863 M849
Overview:

Ships' papers, correspondence and financial and legal records pertaining to commission merchant S. Griffitts Morgan of New Bedford, Mass., 1841-1865.

Thatcher Magoun business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:733 1816-1885
Overview:

Records of merchant and shipowner Thatcher Magoun and his son Thatcher Magoun, Jr., of Boston and Medford, Mass., relating to their involvement in international trade and shipping, 1816-1885.

Thomas E. Oliver business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:251 1809-1865 O48
Scope and Contents:

Records relating to the fishing business, coastwise shipping, and a general store. The material on fishing includes fish books, schooners' outfits, shares books, and unbound papers. On coastwise shipping there are unbound papers for a number of vessels, schooners' outfits, coasting books, and waste books. The general store, Newcastle, N.H., is represented by blotters, day book, and stock books.

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.

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.

William Shepard Wetmore papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1821-1846 W541
Overview:

Personal and business correspondence, passport, and daguerreotype of China trade merchant, William Shepard Wetmore, 1821-1846.