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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.

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.

Central Wharf and Wet Dock Corporation records

Collection Identifier: Mss:734 1814-1943
Overview: Records of Boston, Mass. Central Wharf and Wet Dock Corporation and associated businesses include financial material relating to wharfageand 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 substantialbusiness.

Comstock family business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1833-1876
Overview: Records of a family of American merchants engaged in international trade, 1833-1890

Crowell and Thurlow Steamship Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:733 1912-1934 C937
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...

Daniel W. Lord business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:733 1821-1873 L866
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,...

Ephraim and James Emerton business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:733 1816-1835 E63
Overview: Business records relating to the shipping firm of brothers Ephraim and James Emerton of Salem, Massachusetts.

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.

George C. Lord and Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:733 1854-1894 L866
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.

George W. Hunter and Company papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:733 1869-1878 H945
Scope and Contents: Papers, mainly incoming letters and miscellaneous ship documents, of a firm of shipping agents of Boston. The firm was previously known as Hunter, Ryder and Crawley. They had a number of customers in Nova Scotia. There are no bound volumes, and there are gaps in the series of letters.