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Scope and Contents: Letter book of Allen Brown during the two years he operated as a commission merchant in Savannah, Georgia. Brown's letters date from November 14, 1809, shortly after his arrival in Savannah, to June 8, 1811. The letters document the difficulties Brown encountered in conducting business. Brown's main products were cotton and cotton textiles, but he also traded a variety of other goods. The letter book also includes loose letters dating from the 1820s concerning Brown's career as a pastor.
Scope and Contents: A remarkably complete collection of the records of Allen-Lane and of the individual mills controlled by Allen-Lane. There are administrative records, general accounts, purchase and receiving records, sales and shipping records, letters, and unbound papers. Some of the personal papers of Jonathan A. Lane and Benjamin C. Lane are included; the latter was active in the United Improvement Association, and some of its records are in the collection.
Scope and Contents: Account book containing records of Allen Presbrey's business activities from February 16, 1814 to February 3, 1821. The volume lists accounts for ten customers: Seth Presbrey, Seth Presbrey and Sons, Nathaniel Crandall, Crocker, Bush & Richmond, Taunton Cotton Mill, Samuel Crocker, William Woodward, Samuel Cook Fales, Hopewell Manufacturing Company, and Richard Park & Co. Each account consists of a page for debits and another for credits. Most accounts carry over onto other pages in the...
Scope and Contents: Ledger kept by lawyer Amariah Frost, Jr. (1750-1819), of Mendon (now Milford), Massachusetts, from 1786 to 1801, recording credits and debits for legal services, schooling, and room and board. Charges are for representing clients in lawsuits, taking depositions, drawing writs, certificates, licenses, and oaths, and serving subpoenas and summonses in Mendon, as well as Boston, Brookville, Holliston, and Cambridge. Accounts included fellow attorney and Massachusetts congressman Seth Hastings...
Scope and Contents: Blotters, daybooks or journals, ledger, cash books, account books, letter book, of a firm in Busksport, Maine dealing in ship supplies. The firm was known as E. Barnard and Company until the death of Enoch Barnard in 1863, after which Ambrose White carried on the business. There are records of shares the firm had in fishing voyages. The business began as a general store carrying some ship supplies and gradually evolved into a business dealing principally in ship supplies.
Scope and Contents: Logbook kept by De Koven during two of the America's voyages from New York to Canton, China in the 1820s. The daily entries record the ship's latitude and longitude, the direction of the wind, and the ship's navigational course. Most entries include a brief note describing the weather and the sails used that day. There are no entries for the ship's time in port. No mention is made of the cargo that was carried on board either of the voyages.
Overview: The records come from the American Can Company's Corporate Communications Office and span the years 1901-1986. The collection includes material from ACC as well as from its subsidiaries.
Scope and Contents: The records of American Guaranty Corporation (AGC) cover the founding of the company from its incorporation in 1920 to its transformation into a privately owned company in 1982. The bulk of the records include minutes from Board of Directors, Executive Committee, and Stockholder meetings. Also included are numerous subject files that detail AGC’s operations between 1961 and 1982. Notable within the subject files are AGC’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings, which...
Overview: This collection consists of personal papers and annual reports for American Research and Development as well as other venture capital companies including Canadian Enterprise Development Corporation, European Enterprise Development Company and North Atlantic Capital Corporation.
Overview: The collection consists of journals and ledgers of a firm in Boston, Mass. which manufactured plumber’s supplies.