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Mss:766 1818-1877

Neal, D.A. (David Augustus), 1793-1861. David Augustus Neal Business Records, 1818-1877: A Finding Aid

Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University


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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: Mss:766 1818-1877
Repository: Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University
Title: David Augustus Neal business records
Date(s): 1818-1877
Quantity: 2 linear feet (13 volumes, 1 box)
Language of materials: English

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Gift of Edith Rantoul, January 1940.

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open for research. Materials are stored onsite. Please contact specialcollectionsref@hbs.edu for more information.

Preferred Citation:

Cite as: David Augustus Neal Business Records. Baker Library, Harvard Business School.

Related Materials

See also the Illinois Central Railroad Company land records, 1846-1898.

Scope and Contents

Business records of David A. Neal and his son Theodore A. Neal, merchants and financiers of Salem, Mass. The earlier material relates to foreign marketing and includes journals, letter books, 1818-1819, 1831-1836, ledgers, and cash books. The later material is concerned chiefly with the Neals' connections with the Associates of the Illinois Land Agency, an agency formed to develop land along the Illinois Central Railroad. These records include journals, letter books, stock books, plans, claims, and sales of titles. Also included is a typewritten copy of David A. Neal's autobiography.

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Additional Index Terms

Export marketing--Massachusetts.
Trade regulation.
Land use