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Mss:781 1831-1844 B218

Oriental Bank (Boston, Mass.) and Nahant Bank (Lynn, Mass.) Oriental Bank (Boston, Mass.) and Nahant Bank (Lynn, Mass.) records, 1831-1844 (inclusive): A Finding Aid

Baker Library Historical Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: Mss:781 1831-1844 B218
Repository: Baker Library Historical Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University
Creator: Oriental Bank (Boston, Mass.)
Creator: Nahant Bank (Lynn, Mass.)
Title: Oriental Bank (Boston, Mass.) and Nahant Bank (Lynn, Mass.)
Date(s): 1831-1844 (inclusive)
Quantity: 4.5 linear feet (3 cartons)
Language of materials: English
Abstract: Records of Oriental Bank, Boston, Mass., and Nahant Bank, Lynn, Mass., two banks which went into receivership after the panic of 1837.

Conditions Governing Access:

Appointment necessary to consult collection.

Preferred Citation:

Cite as: Oriental Bank (Boston, Mass.) and Nahant Bank (Lynn, Mass.) records. Baker Library Historical Collections. Harvard Business School.

Related Materials


Baker Library Historical Collection also hold the records of the Boston & Lynn India Rubber Manufacturing Company (Mss:634 1833-1843 B747). Several of the principals of the Nahant Bank (Lynn, Mass.) were also involved in the Boston & Lynn India Rubber Mfg. Co.

Series Outline

The collection is arranged in the following series:

Scope and Content Note:

This collection contains records of Oriental Bank, Boston, Mass., and Nahant Bank, Lynn, Mass., which both went into receivership after the financial panic of 1837. Included in the collection are stockholders' and directors' records, bills, accounts, and incoming letters. Collection materials document Oriental Bank's interests in the South Cove Corporation and in the brig Oriental as well as Nahant Bank's interests in the Boston and Lynn India Rubber Manufacturing Company of Lynn, 1833-1843, and in Maine lands.

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