COLLECTIONS: 1 - 3 of 3
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.
Overview: Correspondence, account books and other records documenting the business activities of merchant, fur trader, and investor John Jacob Astor (1763-1848).
Overview: Records of John Perkins Cushing, a merchant of Boston, Mass., principally engaged in the China trade, 1832-1882.