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Overview: The collection consists of records of orders and transfers made, chiefly for kalburnie ginghams, for Lancaster Mills of Clinton, Massachusetts.
Overview: The partnership of Andrew and Joseph Perkins operated a general store in Norwich, Connecticut, and they were involved in shipping and trade in the West Indies. The business exported lumber, nails, oats, and horses, and imported rum, molasses, sugar, coffee, and tobacco. The Andrew and Joseph Perkins business records consist of daybooks and ledgers, dated 1783-1825. There is also one daybook of merchants Carew & Perkins, also of Norwich, dated 1797-1798.
Overview: Andrew Clow & Co., a merchant partnership formed by Andrew Clow (1750-1793) and David Cay (died 1793), was active in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, between the 1780s and 1790s. The Andrew Clow & Co. records, dated 1790-1799, consist of accounts and correspondence with Alexandria, Virginia, merchants William Wilson & Co. related to stock transfers and a lawsuit filed by Andrew Clow & Co. against the company. There is also a small amount of correspondence and accounts with other...
Overview: The collection documents the career and research of Andrew F. Brimmer, Harvard Business School professor and first African-American appointed to serve as a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.
Overview: The papers of Harvard Business School professor Andrew R. Towl include correspondence, teaching materials, research and writing, and administrative records.
Scope and Contents: Journals, cashbooks, clothbooks and letters relating to the daily operations of the company.
Scope and Contents: Log book kept by Captain Philip Dumaresq of Boston on the brig Antelope's maiden voyage traveling from Boston to Bombay and Macao from August 9, 1843 to February 4, 1844. 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...
Scope and Contents: Contains a receipt book, 1820-1829, of Richard Anthony and Son; bills, deeds, and accounts of James Anthony, his wife Sarah P. Anthony, and their estates; a ledger, with general store accounts, 1815-1849, of George Waterman, which includes accounts of Lewis A. Waterman and Edgar N. Anthony, printers; a cash book, 1851-1855, and bills of Lewis W. Anthony; and legal documents and accounts for the Graystone Mill and Center Manufacturing Company.
Scope and Contents: Logbook kept by Mark Langdon Butler, a crew member aboard the ship Apollo, in 1795. The ship, captained by Samuel Jones, voyaged from Cape Henry, Virginia, to Liverpool, England. Entries remark on the course of the ship, direction of winds, and the weather in general, in addition to sightings of other ships and activities such as fishing. There is also a note by Butler, dated 1796, regarding a financial transaction.
Scope and Contents: Invoice book maintained by Boston, Massachusetts, commission agent Appleton Prentiss, recording goods he imported and consigned, such as cloth, furs, leather, buttons, handkerchiefs, buckles and assorted household wares, dated 1786-1796. Among the merchants, shopkeepers, and traders who had commission accounts with Prentiss were Mary Snow of Boston and William Howe of Cambridge. Prentiss also shipped commodities to merchants outside of New England; he sent men's shoes and "Negro" shoes, for...