COLLECTIONS: 1001 - 1010 of 1019
Scope and Contents: Three daybooks of William Parker (1703-1781), an attorney and justice in New Hampshire, and one account book kept by an unidentified lawyer, possibly in Framingham, Massachusetts, recording charges for legal services from 1720 to 1767. Volume one, in an unknown hand, includes charges for issuing writs and summons, and representing individuals and businesses in court cases, dating from 1720 to 1722. Volumes two, three, and four belonged to William Parker. Volume two, dated 1739-1743, contains...
Overview: Sir William Pepperrell (1696-1759) was a merchant and British Army officer in Kittery, Maine (then Massachusetts). The William Pepperrell papers consist of records related to the business interests and military service of Pepperrell, and his father, also William Pepperrell (-1734), a merchant and shipbuilder, dated 1696-1757. There is also a 1795 printed circular related to navigation.
Scope and Contents: The collection contains one account book, a ledger with an index covering the period 1851-1873. The ledger can be used to determine the names of firms with whom Eddy did business, the commodities dealth in, and commodities taken as credit. The bills for iron and steel in volumes 2-4 show the firms from whom Eddy purchased material to be manufactured into shovels and spades. The bills for wholesale groceries and provisions show that the firm of N. and W.S. Eddy dealt in...
Overview: Miscellaneous material and speeches and lectures given by American Can Company CEO William S. Woodside pertaining to social responsibility of private business.
Overview: Personal and business correspondence, passport, and daguerreotype of China trade merchant, William Shepard Wetmore, 1821-1846.
Overview: Records of a Boston firm engaged in the wholesale marketing of groceries. Includes daybooks, sales books, inventory, legal papers, orders, and letters received.
Overview: Captains' letters, bills, accounts, charter parties, insurance papers of schooners in the coastwise trade, 1881-1915.
Overview: The Windham Manufacturing Company records document an 19th century cotton manufacturing company based in Willimantic, Connecticut. Many of the records relate to a general store run in connection with the factory.
Overview: Papers include Windsor Arnold Hosmer's professional correspondence (1948-1960), manuscripts (1955-1958 and undated), and business records (1954-1962).
Overview: The Winthrop Mills records collects material from a woolen manufacturing company based in Winthrop, Maine that specialized in the manufacture of blankets. The records include administrative, financial, and production recors as well as records related to acquisition of other companies, and the liquidation of Winthrop Mills in the 1930s.