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Nathaniel Kinsman (1714-1797) Papers

Nathaniel Kinsman (1714-1797) Papers

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NATHANIEL KINSMAN (1714-1797) PAPERS, 1751-1797





Collection Summary

Repository:The Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum 132 Essex Street Salem, MA 01970 Phone: 978-745-9500 Fax: 978-531-1516
Creator:Kinsman, Nathaniel, 1714-1797
Title:Nathaniel Kinsman (1714-1797) Papers
Dates:1751/1797
Quantity:0.25 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract:The Nathaniel Kinsman Papers consists of receipts and accounts from 1751 to 1797, in addition to estate papers from William Parsons and receipts from Simeon Kinsman (1752-1818), one of Nathaniel's sons.
Collection Number:MSS 44

Series List

SERIES I. Nathaniel Kinsman
SERIES II. Other

Scope and Content Note

The Nathaniel Kinsman Papers consists of receipts and accounts from 1751 to 1797, in addition to estate papers from William Parsons and receipts from Simeon Kinsman (1752-1818), one of Nathaniel's sons. The collection has been divided into two series.


Series I. Nathaniel Kinsman contains Kinsman's receipts and accounts from 1751 to 1797.


Series II. Other contains the estate papers of William Parsons, and accounts and receipts belonging to Simeon Kinsman.


Biographical Sketch

Nathaniel Kinsman was born in 1714, to Joseph and Susanna Kinsman. He was a deacon in Gloucester, Massachusetts. He married Anna Robinson in 1741, and they had eight children together. Nathaniel died in 1797.


Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in Philcat. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.

Kinsman, Nathaniel, 1714-1797
Kinsman, Simeon, 1752-1818
Parsons, William, 1700-1755
Gloucester (Mass.)

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research use.


Administrative Information

Copyright

Requests for permission to publish material from the collection must be submitted in writing to the Manuscript Librarian in the Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum.

Preferred Citation

Nathaniel Kinsman (1714-1797) Papers, MSS 44, Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Mass.

Provenance

This material was found in the collection. An invoice book for the ship Minerva, dated 1807, was moved to MSS 43.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Hilary Streifer, October 2014.


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