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SERIES I. Charles A. Ranlett (1804-1878)
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11Account book for Kanhawa (Brig), Caroline (Schooner), and Commissary (Brig)1827-1834
2Accounts for the Wilbraham Wesleyan Academy Reading Room1828-1829
Account book for Commissary (Brig), Hollander (Brig), Susan Drew (Ship), and Queen Victoria (Ship)1831-1849
3Commissary (Brig), ship's papers1832-1835
5(OS)1Commissary (Brig), cargo manifest1834
61Seamen's accounts for Commissary (Brig), Samarang (Ship), Louvre (Ship), Hollander (Brig), Susan Drew (Ship), and Queen Victoria (Ship)1834-1844
14"Time & Expense Book"1835-1836
5Note payable from William H. Ranlett1837
Flat file1Marblehead (Bark), articles of agreement1837
16Account book for Samarang (Ship) and Louvre (Ship)1837-1842
7Vol. 1Disbursements for Coriolanus (Ship), Susan Drew (Ship), Queen Victoria (Ship), Devonshire (Ship), Forest King (Ship), and Surprise (Ship)1837-1857
62Passenger lists for Queen Victoria (Ship), Susan Drew (Ship), and Forest King (Ship)1838-1849
17Letter book for Susan Drew (Ship), Hollander (Brig), and Queen Victoria (Ship)1840-1844
8Letters to and from Charles A. Ranlett1842, 1857-1860, undated
63Disbursements for Queen Victoria (Ship), Devonshire (Ship), and Forest King (Ship)1843-1849
19Queen Victoria (Ship), ship's papers1844-1846
64Seamen' accounts for Queen Victoria (Ship), Devonshire (Ship), and Forest King (Ship)1845-1849
Flat file2Map of the County Adjacent to the Left Bank of the Rio Grande below Matamoros [printed]1847
7Vol. 2Accounts and papers of Surprise (Ship) and personal accounts (labor at Billerica property)1847-1857
110Forest King (Ship), account book1848-1850
11Accounts with Susan Adams and others1849-1851
7Vol. 3Newspapers, printed material, and correspondence for Surprise (Ship)1852-1859
112Personal notebook with clippings1853-1859, undated
13Surprise (Ship), list of stores1853-1856
21Surprise (Ship), crew wages1855-1857
[later used as a scrapbook]1865-1877
2Surprise (Ship), abstract logs [3 volumes]1857-1860
3Golden State (Ship), ship's papers and account book1859-1862
[later used as a scrapbook]1862
4Letter from Charles A. Ranlett to his son, Charles1862
5Power of attorney to Charles A. Ranlett, Jr.1863
5(OS)2American Shipmasters' Association list of members1863
26Receipts and notes1865-1867, undated
7Debate in the House of Representatives of the United States, January 6, 1868, upon the bill establishing the rule that eight hours shall constitute a day's labor in government workshops1868
41Justice of the Peace appointments [2]1869, 1876
28Receipts from Boston Marine Society1870, 1872
9Power of attorney for Shanghai property to William H. Condit1872
42Farmer's Club of Billerica constitution1872
3Deed of assignment of premises at Hongkew, Shanghai1872
210Wine label1875
11Cancelled checks1875-1876
44Spiritual Telegraph Weekly poster advertisementundated
212Writings on "spirituations"undated
13Typed copy of probate document and will dated 1878undated
SERIES II. Charles A. Ranlett (1836-1874)
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214Surprise (Ship), Abstract of log [4 volumes]1860-1864
15Surprise (Ship), Abstract of log [6 volumes]1865-1872
16Ephemera1865, undated
45New York Marine Society certificate1866
217Correspondence and legal papers relating to Ranlett property in Shanghai1868-1872
65Seamen's accounts1856-1857
218Surprise (Ship), letter to A. A. Low Brothers [ink-stained]1869
19Surprise (Ship), ship's papers1869-1872
20Legal papers1870-1872
SERIES III. Seth Alonzo Ranlett (1840-1905)
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31Letters from uncle, Seth Alonzo1853-1859
2Letters from cousin, Edward Adams1853-1856, undated
3Letters from brother, Charles1853-1859, undated
4Letters from brother, Horace1854-1858
5Letters from cousin, Ascenath Dodge1854-1859
6Letters from friends1854-1860
7Letter from cousin, Charles R. Thompson1857
8Letters from cousin, E. H. Osgood1857-1858
9Letters from brother, David1857-1859
10Letters from father1857-1859, undated
11Letters from mother1857-1859
12Letters from aunt, Susan Adams1857-1859
13Letters from cousin, Parna Towle1858
14"Laws of Chess" by Seth A. Ranlettundated
15Math equationundated
SERIES IV. Other Family Members
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5(OS)3Newspapers1791, 1841-1869, 1887
316Schedule of debts owning by Robert Fletcher, esquire, for labor done at La Petit Nation1809
David Dodge, "Book of Surveys" [timber]1810
Flat file3Newspapers1844-1879
4Poster advertising auction of Capt. Charles Ranlett's household goods1909
317Letter from His Majesty King George to Major Charles A. Ranlett (1874-1961) regarding fighting in World War I, sent home to his mother1918
18Correspondence between Col. Charles A. Ranlett (1874-1961) and The Franklin D. Roosevelt Library1933-1948
19Correspondence between Col. Charles A. Ranlett (1874-1961) and Walter M. Whitehill of the Peabody Museum1940
20Notes about the voyages of Charles A. Ranlett, Sr.undated
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