COLLECTIONS: 81 - 90 of 988
Scope and Contents: Minutes of Directors, Stockholders and Rent book. Also records of the Bank of Portland Trust Fund, including minutes of Directors, journal, ledger, and letterbook.
Overview: Two volumes of financial records, dated 1792-1794, of the Boston branch of the first Bank of the United States (1791-1811.)
Scope and Contents: Two account books of tailor Barnabas Thayer of Braintree, Massachusetts, recording charges for clothing, shoes, and day labor. Volume one contains ledger accounts dated from 1779 to 1795. Volume two is a ledger dating from 1778 to 1796; an index to names includes William Bowditch, Lieutenant William Allen, Daniel Loring, and Ebenezer Thayer. Many accounts contain clothing made for people only listed by first name, possibly family or servants of the customers: Captain Samuel Arnold paid for...
Scope and Contents: Receipt book kept by cabinetmakers Isaac and Abraham Barnett, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, recording their payment of taxes and purchase of mahogany and services like painting, from 1792 to 1808. There are also rent payments from the Barnetts to landlord Sarah Marshall. Isaac Barnett died in approximately 1800, and the volume continues with entries by Abraham Barnett until 1808. The name of Thomas Barnett, a sawmill owner, first appears in 1805, and his entries reflect payment of taxes,...
Overview: The Barre Cheese Company was formed in Barre, Massachusetts, in the County of Worchester on February 9, 1864. The collection consists of 23 volumes which document the daily activities of the company and its inception and eventual dissolution.
Scope and Contents: Collection consists of seven volumes dated 1770-1803 recording business transactions of Boston, Massachusetts, importer Joseph Barrell (1739-1804) and his son Joseph Barrell, Jr. (1765-1801), who succeeded his father in business, in a partnership with John Box Hoskins (1768-1824?) in 1794. Barrell & Hoskins continued to operate after the death of the younger Barrell in 1801, and volumes contain both accounts for the company and personal accounts for the Barrell family. Volume one is a...
Scope and Contents: This artificial collection consists primarily of advertising trade cards from a variety of Boston and New England based companies. Also included are a small number of scrapbooks, business cards, stock cards, newspaper clippings, and other ephemera. Many of the the items are undated however it is presumed that they date from the late 1870's to 1958.
Scope and Contents: Includes stock share book and account book.
Overview: The business records of China trader Captain Benjamin Newton includes financial records and correspondence detailing his business dealings, 1836-1864.
Overview: Benjamin Parker was a shipmaster active in the 18th century. He captained the brig Apollo, owned by Boston merchant Stephen Gorham (1747-1826), to Great Britain and Europe. The Benjamin Parker papers, dated 1779-1799, include bills of lading, invoices, receipts, bills, and correspondence related to the import and export of goods such as corn, Russian sheeting, and hemp on the Apollo.