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Mss: 798 1824-1838

Globe Fire and Marine Insurance Company. Globe Fire and Marine Insurance Company Account Book, 1824-1838: Finding Aid

Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University

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Harvard Business School, Boston MA 02163.

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: Mss: 798 1824-1838
Repository: Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University
Title: Globe Fire and Marine Insurance Company account book
Date(s): 1824-1838
Quantity: .75 linear feet (1 volumes)
Language of materials: English

Provenance:

Deposited by the Boston Public Library, 1930.

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open for research. Materials stored offsite; access requires advance notice. Contact specialcollectionsref@hbs.edufor more information.

Historical Note

The Globe Fire and Marine Insurance Company was located in Boston, Massachusetts. Enoch Silsby was the president of the company until 1827, when he was succeeded by William Hales.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one volume of correspondence,relating to insurance on vessels and their cargoes, as well as insurance against the ordinary risks of fire. The remainder of the volume was used for the accounts of an Express Company in Dorchester, Massachusetts, 1856-1858.

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