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Mss:766 1739-1887

Records of Boston Merchants Engaged in Foreign Trade, 1739-1887: A Finding Aid

Baker Library Historical Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: Mss:766 1739-1887
Repository: Baker Library Historical Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University
Title: Records of Boston merchants engaged in foreign trade
Date(s): 1739-1887
Quantity: 45 linear feet (38 volumes, 14 boxes, 1 bundle)
Language of materials: English
Abstract: Multiple collections related to Boston merchants engaged in foreign trade, 1739-1887.

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Preferred Citation:

Please contact the Historical Collections Reference Staff for proper citation instructions for materials in this finding aid.

Historical Note:

This artificial collection of records pertaining to Boston merchants engaged in foreign trade was created as part of a grant project to load as many collections into HOLLIS. In an effort to make these individual collections more discoverable this guide was created with descriptions taken from Manuscripts in Baker Library (4th ed., 1978) and local finding aids housed in the Historical Collections reading room.

Container List

Additional Index Terms

Marketing.
Export marketing--Massachusetts.
Privateering.
Account books.
Letters.
Ledgers.
Boston (Mass.)--Commerce.
Buenos Aires (Argentina)--Commerce.
Roxbury (Boston, Mass.).
West Indies--Commerce.
Halifax (N.S.)--Commerce.
England--Commerce.
France--Commerce.
Netherlands--Commerce.
Spain--Commerce.
London (England)--Commerce.
Saint Petersburg (Russia)--Commerce.
Scotland--Commerce.
East Asia--Commerce.
Cuba--Commerce.
Puerto Rico--Commerce.
Savannah (Ga.)--Commerce.
Bancroft, Henry.
Barrell, Joseph.
Bordman, William H.
Brazer, John.
Cabot, Joseph.
Cabot, Samuel.
Codman, John.
Cushing, Thomas.
Farley, George F.
Fellows, Cornelius.
Goodwin, William H.
Heard, Augustine, 1785-1868.
Hewes, Samuel.
Howes, Osborne, 1806-
Hurd, Joseph.
Hurd, William.
Lee, Henry.
Lloyd, Henry, 1709-1795.
Sanford, Samuel.
Soule, Horace H.
Welsh, John.
Whitwell, Frederick A.
A. and G. A. Kendall and Company.
Brazer & Davis.
Codman and Smith.
Hebe (Brig).
Kidder, Peabody & Co.
Larkin and Cutting.
Larkin and Stackpole.
Mary (Sloop).
N. Barrell and Company.
Nichols and Pierce.
S. B. Hale and Company.
Simes and Farley.
Sea Breeze (Barque).
Slater Woolen Company.
Weld and Goodwin.
Wilder and Estabrook.
William Perkins and Company.

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