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MS Am 1000

Documents concerning shipping in Salem, Massachusetts, 1747-1832: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University

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Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: f [Shelved with bMS Am 1069-1071]
Call No.: MS Am 1000
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Documents concerning shipping in Salem, Massachusetts,
Date(s): 1747-1832.
Quantity: 1 collection (.2 linear feet (1 volume)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Manuscript documents concerning shipping in Salem.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

No accession number. Gift of Charles H. Taylor; received: 1933 October 23.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Documents Concerning Shipping in Salem, Massachusetts, 1747-1832 (MS Am 1000). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Arrangement

Arranged as originally cataloged.

Scope and Contents

Manuscripts written in several hands; signed by John Punchard, John Lambert, Zachariah Morgan, Nathan Putnam, and others; one document contains a wax seal. Includes: (1) copy of Nathan Putnam's will, dated at Salem, 16 January 1747; (2) bills of lading, invoices, and other documents concerning the cargo of the schooner Polly, with a notarized statement of ownership of merchandise on the Polly by John Fowler and John Page, with a wax seal of the city of Salem, all dated 1807; (3) accounts of Captain Josiah Foster with S. A. Wittering for goods to stock and repair an unidentified ship, dated December 1831-February 1832; and (4) original paper wrapper for these papers, identifying them as papers of "James A. Barnes."

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