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John Rogers (1743-1803) Papers

John Rogers (1743-1803) Papers

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JOHN ROGERS (1743-1803) PAPERS, 1793-1799





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:Rogers, John, 1743-1803
Title:John Rogers (1743-1803) Papers
Dates:1793/1799
Quantity:0.25 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract:The John Rogers papers document some of the activities of this Newburyport, Massachusetts, mariner and merchant.
Collection Number:MH 200

Series List


SERIES I. Shipping Papers
SERIES II. Personal Papers

Scope and Content Note

The John Rogers papers document some of the activities of this Newburyport, Massachusetts, mariner and merchant. The collection has been organized into two series.


Series I. Shipping Papers contains insurance policies, letters of instruction, receipts, bills of lading, and accounts current for seven different vessels.


Series II. Personal Papers contains a deed of land, two letters, and a pew deed for John Rogers. The letters appear to be from F. Rogers, possibly John Rogers' brother.


Biographical Sketches

John Rogers was born in Newburyport, Massachusetts, in 1743. He was a mariner and merchant. His daughter, Anna, married Henry Hudson. He died in 1803.


Henry Hudson was born in Newburyport, on June 18, 1748, the son of James (1719-1792) and Mary (Rolfe) (1722-1788) Hudson. He was a shipping merchant, auctioneer of estates and ships' cargos, and insurance agent. He was the assessor for the First Religious Society of Newburyport (of which his grandfather Eleazur Hudson (b. 1712) was founder). He married Anna Rogers (d. 1831) and they had four children. He died on November 14, 1823.


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.

Choate, Ebenezer
Hudson, Henry, 1748-1823
Pearson, John
Pilsbury, John
Plummer, Josiah
Swan, Henry
Columbus (Schooner)
Olive Branch (Brigantine)
Polly (Brigantine)
Ruby (Sloop)
Sally (Brigantine)
Three Brothers (Sloop)
William (Schooner)
Deeds
Marine insurance
Pews and pew rights
Shipping
Newburyport (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

John Rogers (1743-1803) Papers, MH 200, Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Mass.

Provenance

This material was purchased by the Peabody Museum in 1941.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Tamara Gaydos, October 2016.


Related Material

Ancestry.com. Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.


Hudson Family Papers, 1741-1914, MSS 174


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