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COLLECTION Identifier: UAI 20.793

Records relating to Harvard's ownership of the sloop Cyrus

Bill of sale of sloop Cyrus, 1793 February 2 Digital

Scope and Contents Bill of sale between Thomas Sawyer, Jacob Adams, and Isaac Sawyer, all of Falmouth, Massachusetts, and Ebenezer Storer and William Winthrop for the sloop Cyrus.

Sloop Cyrus account for Charter to West Indies, 1793 July 27 Digital

Scope and Contents One folded folio-sized leaf containing handwritten financial entries compiled by William Winthrop from February 1793 to July 1793. The entry notes that the sloop made a "voyage to the West Indies" between February and May 1793.

Sloop Cyrus accounts, 1793 Digital

Scope and Contents One-folio page containing handwritten financial entries compiled by Treasurer Ebenezer Storer from February 1793 to December 1793.

Certificate of the sale of Cyrus' freight of wood, 1793 September 9 Digital

Scope and Contents Accounting records related to the wood brought by the sloop between May and September 1793 on three slips of paper bound with thread. The last page contains a certification signed by William Winthrop on September 9, 1793 of the sale of wood in Charlestown.

Statement of trips, 1795 Digital

Scope and Contents Thirteen statements of trips of the Cyrus between April 23, 1795 and December 9, 1795 signed by Steward Caleb Gannett. The statements list the cords of wood added to the College's supply and the cords sold. The statements are on thirteen slips of paper of various sizes bound with thread.

Copy of an enrolment of Sloop Cyrus No. 56, 1795 May 14 Digital

Scope and Contents Copy of the vessel enrollment certificate for the sloop Cyrus on one folio-sized leaf. All ships owned by United States citizens were required by federal law to be registered.

Bill of sale of sloop Cyrus, 1795 March 4 Digital

Scope and Contents Bill of sale transferring William Winthrop's share of the sloop Cyrus to Treasurer Ebenezer Storer. This copy of the sale has William Winthrop's signature.

Bill of sale of sloop Cyrus, 1795 March 4 Digital

Scope and Contents Bill of sale transferring William Winthrop's share of the sloop Cyrus to Treasurer Ebenezer Storer. This bill of the sale has a wax seal but is unsigned.

Letter from Samuel P. Russell to Ebenezer Storer, 1798 March 7 Digital

Scope and Contents Half-page letter from Samuel Russell to Treasurer Ebenezer Storer informing him that the sloop Cyrus has been sold and requesting a bill of sale.

Title supplied by cataloger.

Bill of sale of sloop Cyrus, [1798 March 7] Digital

Scope and Contents Uncompleted bill of sale for the sloop Cyrus between Ebenezer Storer and buyers Samuel Drinkwater and Abel Sawyer. The document is undated.

Title supplied by cataloger.