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Business papers of shipping and commission merchant brothers Calvin and William H. Adams of Bangor, Maine and New York City.
The business records of China trader Captain Benjamin Newton includes financial records and correspondence detailing his business dealings, 1836-1864.
Moses Brown was a Newburyport, Mass. landowner, shipbuilder, and shipping merchant. The collection includes correspondence and business papers for Brown's activities as a sugar, molasses, and rum trader.
Records of Boston, Mass. Central Wharf & Wet Dock Corporation and associated businesses include financial material relating to wharfage and 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 substantial business.
Records of a family of American merchants engaged in international trade, 1833-1890
Records of John Perkins Cushing, a merchant of Boston, Massachusetts, principally engaged in the China trade, 1832-1882.
Contains the case files of the Boston maritime law firm of Dodge and Dodge. Cases relate mainly to suits filed to recover for damages caused by collisions of ships at sea or in harbor. Issues of law focus on rules of shipping, especially the Rules of 1864 (Rev. Stats. of the U.S. Sec. 4233, Rule 16) and the 1885 Revised International Rules and Regulations for Preventing Collision at Sea (Article 14).
Business records relating to the shipping firm of brothers Ephraim and James Emerton of Salem, Massachusetts.
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.
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.
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.
Family correspondence and associated business papers of the interrelated Hendee, Tucke and Parker families of Lowell, Massachusetts, 1842-1923.
Business records kept by Boston, Mass. shipping merchant John C. Phillips while he was in the employ of R.C. Mackay & Son and later head of John C. Phillips & Company. Phillips engaged in trade with India, China, South America and the West Indies.
Daybooks, ledgers, and unbound papers. Some of the latter relate to shipping as well as to the manufacture of cotton goods. Two boxes contain papers relating to the manufacture and sale of twine by R. W. Lord and Company, also of Kennebunk.
Letter books, accounts of investments, and business records of Elisha T. Loring, his estate, and records of family business interests in Loring Brothers & Company.
Records of merchant and shipowner Thatcher Magoun and his son Thatcher Magoun, Jr., of Boston and Medford, Mass., relating to their involvement in international trade and shipping, 1816-1885.
Artificial collection containing records of customs houses, toll collectors and the U.S. Treasury Department, 1789-1870.
Contains materials relating to various cases, particularly that of Frost v. Oriental Insurance Company and Brown v. The Ship Timor.
Ships' papers, correspondence and financial and legal records pertaining to commission merchant S. Griffitts Morgan of New Bedford, Mass., 1841-1865.
Contains legal papers of Manasseh Smith, Sr., Joseph Emerson Smith, Samuel Emerson Smith and other members of the Smith family who practiced law in midcoast Maine, Boston and Chicago from the late 18th century to the early late 19th century. Also contains papers relating to the real estate and paper mill business of Dudley W. Moor and Edward W. Heath.