Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Correspondence, diaries, wills, guardianship and estate records, financial papers, deeds to real estate in Sandwich, Falmouth, Plymouth, and Martha's Vineyard, Mass., powers of attorney, genealogical and biographical materials, photographs, and other papers of Benjamin Bourne (1744-1827), physician, his wife, Hannah (Bodfish) Bourne, son, Benjamin, Jr. (1784-1863), also a physician, daughters Hannah (Bourne) Ellis and Elizabeth (Bourne) Gurney, and the related families of Ellis, Gurney, Holmes, Howard, Nye, Skiff, and Swift, chiefly of Sandwich, Mass. Includes Sandwich town records such as records (ca. 1798-1861) of the Overseers of the Poor, returns of school agents (ca. 1809-1854), and highway tax returns (1818-1824), reflecting the activities of selectmen, Melatiah and Thomas Bourne; and papers (1861-1948) of Nathan Bourne Hartford (1861-1948), president of Bourne Historical Society, and his wife, Emma C. Hartford, chiefly relating to daily activities and local events
New Bedford Whaling Museum,-- Research Library
Correspondence reflecting the bank's activities in New Bedford and Fairhaven, Mass., with notes due from whaling investments -- Includes a letter from Gibbs & Jenney, Fairhaven whaling agents, who owed a note to the bank in 1860 and informing Allen Danforth, president of the Plymouth Savings Bank, that they couldn't make the payment and that they also owed money to Joseph Tripp, of Fairhaven, who borrowed monies from banks at Plymouth and Fairhaven to financially assist the agents. Another letter (1862) addressed to Danforth is from Ezekial Sawin, president of the Fairhaven Bank (now National Bank of Fairhaven), regarding Joseph Tripp and his standing in the community and explains Tripp's involvement with Gibbs & Jenney's debts and his desire to wait for the settlement of the agents' accounts before collecting money from Tripp
Mystic Seaport Museum,-- G.W Blunt White Library
Correspondence, memoranda, production and employment summaries, photographs, and other business records -- Includes reports on early company activity compiled during the 1930s and 1940s
New England Historic Genealogical Society
Original bible record (with title page) for the Harry Foster and Clarinda (Leonard) Gibbs family of Plymouth, Mass
New England Historic Genealogical Society
Documents belonging to Joseph Avery and family of Plymouth, Mass. The bulk of the collection (11 documents) are deeds. Two of which are pew deeds (1816,1820) purchased in the Plymouth Meeting House. Most of the remaining deeds concern purchases of land by Joseph Avery in Plymouth except two which pertain to the purchase of land in Burton, Strafford County, N.H. (1820). Other documents of interest are an original certificate of copyright issued in 1812 to Joseph Avery, publisher and book seller; memorandum from the estate of the Rev. Joseph Avery of Holden, Mass. for the sale of real estate and the division of proceeds to his widow and heirs; a deed dated 1799 from John Bishop to Benjamin Morton of Plymouth
Harvard Divinity School - Manuscripts and Archives
Unitarian minister. A.B. Harvard, 1892; B.D. Harvard Divinity School, 1895. Minister in Baltimore, Md. (1902-1916); Lowell, Mass. (1916-1920); Plymouth, Mass., (1921-1939). Served for many years as literary and book editor of The Christian Register
Harvard University - Houghton Library
Includes Cotton's autograph manuscript sermons, prayers, expense and income book, and comments on classmates from Harvard Class of 1793. Includes printed pamphlets from his library, collected news clippings, a cabinet photograph of the William Crow House in Plymouth, Massachusetts, and wills relating to his extended family (Thomas Jackson (b 1729) and Lydia Jackson (1768-1849), both of Plymouth)
Harvard University - Baker Library
Ledgers, journals, cashbooks, shop books, sales records, and miscellany. Also found in the collection are minutes of the Haverhill Brick Company, 1874; of J.C. Hoadley Company, of Lawrence, 1873-1879; and of Keith Wire-Lock Stitch Association and Metallic Seam Company, 1872-1874. There are also accounts of a painter and dealer in paints, 1867
Harvard University - Baker Library
Accounting records, correspondence, photographs, recordings, printed matter, and historical materials. Much of this material was put in shape and recorded by the company at the time of 150th anniversary in 1949. Bourne Spooner, Caleb Loring, Augustus P. Loring, Francis C. Holmes, Gideon F. Holmes, Ellis W. Brewster, and William Phipps were among those actively connected with the company, and some of their papers may be found in the collection
Harvard University - Baker Library
Records, chiefly account books and letter books, of the following merchants: Jacob and William Wildes of Arundel, Me., 1772-1815; Thomas and William Davis of Plymouth, Mass., 1782-1805; Richard S. Smith of Philadelphia, Pa., 1792-1811; a Hanseatic merchant of Bergen, Norway, 1795; Elias Smith of Montreal, Canada, 1799-1800; George A. Cushing of Havana, Cuba and Boston, Mass., 1799-1802; A.P. Gibson and Company of New York City, 1816-1818; Arthur Hall of Bath, Me., 1821-1829; John Fox of Portland, Me. and the brig Fountain, 1823-1825; George W. Claflin, location unspecified, 1835; W.W. Woodbury of Portland, Me., 1847-1853; John McCracken of New York City, 1852-1881; E. Perkins and Son of Kennebunkport, Me., 1854-1872; Gideon Nye, Jr. of Macao and Canton, China, 1858-1898; William J. Blydenburgh of New York City and Shanghai, China, 1864-1876; Charles W. Dabney and Sons of Fayal (Azores), 1864-1898; and Hudson Bay Company, Martens Falls Post, Canada, 1865-1920. Also included is a ... Read More


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