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Overview: Business papers of shipping and commission merchant brothers Calvin and William H. Adams of Bangor, Maine and New York City.
Overview: The business records of China trader Captain Benjamin Newton includes financial records and correspondence detailing his business dealings, 1836-1864.
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.
Overview: Records of a family of American merchants engaged in international trade, 1833-1890
Scope and Contents: Ledger, journals, cash books, voucher and check registers. The company incorporated in 1912 in Maine, operated a number of ships successfully (some of them through the Crowell and Thurlow Intercoastal Company) through World War I. An unlucky investment in the Atlantic Coast Company (which Crowell and Thurlow took over in 1923) resulted in the company going into receivership in 1924. Most of the unbound papers relate to the affairs of the receivership under Paul J. Bertelsen, receiver, and Lee...
Overview: Records of John Perkins Cushing, a merchant of Boston, Massachusetts, principally engaged in the China trade, 1832-1882.
Scope and Contents: Letters, accounts of ships and account books of a general store kept by Lord in Kennebunkport. The shipping records concern the brig Union, ship Commodore Preble, barque Commodore Morris, and ship Mary Lord. Daniel W. Lord dealt in such commodities as rice, beans, flour, sugar, molasses, rum, coffee, tobacco, hay, salt, brick, shoes, copper, wool, quicksilver, wine, and olives. In addition to the numerous American ports he visited, his ships touched at such European ports as Liverpool, Antwerp,...
Overview: Business records relating to the shipping firm of brothers Ephraim and James Emerton of Salem, Massachusetts.
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.
Scope and Contents: Incomplete files of the Boston, Mass. shipping firm George C. Lord and Company. Scattered business records of George Lord, Robert C. Waterston, Edward W. Lord, Charles E. Lord, Robert W. Lord and Charles F. Rogers. Insurance insterests (New England Mutual Insurance), railroad interests (Boston and Maine Railroad) and investment interests (Gallup and Peabody), and a drug business are represented.