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Mss:8993 1832-1882 C984

Cushing, John Perkins, 1787-1862.John Perkins Cushing business records, 1832-1882 (inclusive): A Finding Aid

Baker Library Historical Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: Mss:8993 1832-1882 C984
Repository: Baker Library Historical Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University
Creator: John Perkins Cushing, 1787-1862.
Title: John Perkins Cushing, 1787-1862,business records, 1832-1882 (inclusive)
Date(s): 1832-1882
Quantity: 1 linear feet (6 volumes, 1 box)
Abstract: Records of John Perkins Cushing, a merchant of Boston, Mass., principally engaged in the China trade, 1832-1882.

Conditions Governing Access:

Appointment necessary to consult collection.

Preferred Citation:

Cite as: John Perkins Cushing business records. Baker Library Historical Collections. Harvard Business School.

Related Materials

Baker Library also holds the Bryant & Sturgis (Boston, Mass.) records, 1801-1872 (inclusive) which contain material related to the John Perkins Cushing business records.

Scope and Content Note:

Merchant of Boston, Mass., principally engaged in the China trade . Accounts of sundry investments include "adventures" in numerous ships, opium accounts, accounts of manufacturing, insurance, railroad and real estate interests, as well as substantial accounts with Bryant & Sturgis . The collection also includes correspondence, 1857-1862, household accounts, and papers relating to his will.

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Additional Index Terms

Investments.
Opium trade.
Shipping.
China trade.
Account books.
Letters.
Ledgers.
Boston (Mass.) -- Commerce.
Cushing, John Perkins, 1787-1862.
Cushing, John Perkins, 1787-1862.
Bryant and Sturgis (Boston, Mass.)

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