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Barnett Family receipt book

Collection Identifier: Mss:8895 1792-1861 B259
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,...

Barre Cheese Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:4152 1864-1897 B271
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.

Barrell & Company account books

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1770-1803 B271
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...

Bates Trade Card collection

Collection Identifier: Mss:767 B329 c.1878-1958
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.

Bay State Steamboat Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:500 1850-1870 F
Scope and Contents: Includes stock share book and account book.

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.

Benjamin Parker papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1795-1798 P238
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.

Benjamin Tanner Johnson papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:831 1900-1976 J66
Overview: Papers of attorney, businessman and 1921 HBS graduate Benjamin Tanner Johnson.

Benjamin Thomas Hill transportation collection

Collection Identifier: Mss:72 1768-1896 H
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of newspaper and magazine clippings about transportation topics in the United States from the 18th to the early 20th Centuries. A small number of entries are from England, France, and elsewhere on the Continent, although shipping information relates to many countries and regions. The bulk of items are dated from 1824 to 1829. Subjects range from infrastructure to services, and also address political and business topics related to the development of transportation...

Betsy (Brig) logbook

Collection Identifier: Mss:733 1795-1796 R684
Scope and Contents: Logbook kept by Charles M. Rockwell, a crew member of the brigantine Betsy, dated 1795-1796. The ship, captained by Jonathan Lester, voyaged from New London, Connecticut, to Dutch colony Surinam. In a February 22, 1796, entry, Rockwell wrote that the crew was preparing to celebrate George Washington's birthday. He also remarked on his own duties, including unloading cargo and killing hogs for food. On April 18, 1796, he wrote that a fellow crew member "threatened my life with the end of a point...