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Overview: Documents concern the seizure in 1775, of goods from an apothecary shop owned by Dr. Thomas Bulfinch, at the order of General William Howe for the use of the British General Hospital.
Overview: Letters from Nova Scotian writer Thomas Chandler Haliburton to English publisher Richard Bentley to
Overview: Thomas Coffin Amory, merchant and store owner, was born in 1767 in Boston, Massachusetts, to Thomas and Elizabeth (Coffin) Amory. The Thomas Coffin Amory papers consist of a letter book, and copies of correspondence removed from a letter book, from Amory to other merchants, ship captains, agents, and associates, most likely in the hand of a clerk, dated 1797 to 1802. Letters relate to foreign trade, import, and consignment of assorted commodities and goods like New England rum, molasses,...
Scope and Contents: Records relating to the fishing business, coastwise shipping, and a general store. The material on fishing includes fish books, schooners' outfits, shares books, and unbound papers. On coastwise shipping there are unbound papers for a number of vessels, schooners' outfits, coasting books, and waste books. The general store, Newcastle, N.H., is represented by blotters, day book, and stock books.
Overview: Thomas Fayerweather (1724-1805) was a Boston merchant engaged in coastwise and international shipping in the West Indies, Europe, England, and Nova Scotia, as well as whaling and mining ventures, and farming. The Thomas Fayerweather incoming letters, dated 1750-1784, relate to trade of goods like molasses and sugar, and social matters, from correspondents including James Porter, William Blair Townsend, William Spooner, and Henry Atkins.