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SERIES I. Shipping Papers
A. Ships’ Papers
BoxFolderContentsDates
11Abby M (Ship)1839
Abigail (Schooner)1835
American (Schooner)1832, undated
2Angeretta (Schooner)1841
Angola (Bark)1840-1845
Ann Elizabeth (Ship)1849
3Ann Maria (Ship)1848-1853, undated
13(OS)1Ann Maria (Ship)1849-1852
Arabia (Bark)1857-1858
14Arabia (Bark)1857-1859
5Argus (Brig)1848
6Arthur Pickering (Bark)1850-1853
13(OS)2Arthur Pickering (Bark)1850-1861
17Arthur Pickering (Bark)1854-1858
8Arthur Pickering (Bark)1859-1861, undated
9Asia (Ship)1839
Atlantic (Schooner)1855, undated
10Bion Bradbury (Brig)1859
Borneo (Bark)1847, undated
Bridgewater (Schooner)1847
11Cabot (Schooner)1848
Carolina (Ship)1841-1842
Caroline (Schooner)1845-1855
12Caroline Augusta (Ship)1840-1846
13Cavalier (Bark)1839-1847
13(OS)3Cavalier (Bark)1842
114Champion (Schooner)1848
Charles J. Dow (Brig)1849
Charles Weigman (Brig)1849
21Charleston (Schooner)1846
Chatham (Brig)1854
Cherokee (Steam ship)1850
Cipher (Brig)1838-1840
2Clara (Schooner)1849, undated
Colonel James Scott (English Bark)1864
Comet (Schooner)1845
Constitution (Schooner)1834
3Corinna M (Schooner)1860
Curlew (Ship)1837
Cynthia (Bark)1836-1841
4Dispatch (Schooner)1847
13(OS)3Dorchester (Bark)1859-1863
Flat file 1Dorchester (Bark)1860
24Dorchester (Bark)1860-1862, undated
Flat file 1Dragon (Bark)1855
13(OS)3Dragon (Bark)1855-1859
25Dragon (Bark)1856-1859, 1910
6Eastern Star (Schooner)1848
13(OS)3Eliza (Bark)1830-1849
26Eliza (Bark)1836-1849, undated
7Eliza Ellen (Schooner)1847
Ellen Francis (Schooner)1847
Fairfield (Schooner)1838
8Fawn (Brig)1847-1848
13(OS)4Fawn (Brig)1847-1850, undated
29Fawn (Brig)1849-1851, undated
10Gambia (Brig)1838-1848
13(OS)5Gambia (Brig)1846-1851
211Gambia (Brig)1849-1852, undated
12General Brooks (Schooner)1834-1848
General Jackson (Schooner)1836
General Taylor (Schooner)1856
13George West (Ship)1855-1864
13(OS)6George West (Ship)1857-1862
31Globe (Schooner)1851-1857
Governor Endicott (Ship)1838
13(OS)6Granite (Brig)1846-1847
31Granite (Brig)1847
2Griffen (Brig)1848
Hope (Brig)1838-1843
3Imaum (Bark)1850-1857
Flat file 2Imaum (Bark)1851-1853
13(OS)7Imaum (Bark)1854-1862
34Imaum (Bark)1858-1863, undated
5Izette (Ship)1834, 1851-1852
John Brooks (Schooner)1844
John Dunlap (Schooner)1849
Julieta (Schooner)1849
6Leocadia (Schooner)1860
Leopard (Bark)1839
Leopold (Prussian Bark)1849
7Lewis (Bark)1848-1849
13(OS)8Lewis (Bark)1848-1855
38Lewis (Bark)1850-1852
9Lewis (Bark)1853-1856, undated
41Lucia Maria (Bark)1848-1851
14(OS)1Lucia Maria (Bark)1848-1856
42Lucia Maria (Bark)1852-1856
3Lucia Maria (Bark)1857-1858, undated
14(OS)2Lucia Maria (Bark)1857-1859, undated
Maid of Orleans (Barque)1853
44Malaga (Brig)1837-1839
Martha Maria (Schooner)1844
Flat file 1Mary A. Jones (Brig)1854-1856
45Mary A. Jones (Brig)1855-1856
14(OS)3Mary A. Jones (Brig)1855-1860, undated
46Mary A. Jones (Brig)1857-1858
7Mary A. Jones (Brig)1859-1865, undated
8Mary Chilton (Bark)1846
Mary Dacre (Brig)1837-1838
51Mary Helen (Brig)1840-1842
14(OS)3Mary Helen (Brig)1840-1841
52Mary Helen (Brig)1845
14(OS)4Mary Helen (Brig)1845-1846
53Mary Helen (Brig)1846
4Mary Helen (Brig)1847
14(OS)5Mary Helen (Brig)1847-1849
55Mary Helen (Brig)1848
61Mary Helen (Brig)1849-1850, undated
2Mercy Taylor (Schooner)1850
Minstrel (Ship)1853
Moro (Schooner)1847-1848
3Mount Vernon (Schooner)1835
Nancy Pratt (Brig)1847-1848
North Star (Schooner)1840-1848
4Orb (Bark)1846
Oriental (Brig)1840-1841, undated
Orleans (Schooner)1845
5Osmanli (Bark)1861
Ospray (Schooner)1846
Packet (Sloop)1848-1849
6Pactolus (Brig)1838-1847
7Pamelia (Hermaphrodite Brig)1837-1841, undated
14(OS)6Pamelia (Hermaphrodite Brig)1840
Patriot (Brig)1833-1834
68Patriot (Brig)1833-1838, undated
9Peytona (Schooner)1849
Phebe Ann (Schooner)1844
10Pilot (Bark)1846-1852
14(OS)6Pilot (Bark)1846-1852
Flat file 1Pilot (Bark)1851
611Pilot (Bark)1853-1854, undated
71Potomac (Brig)1847-1848
15(OS)1Potomac (Brig)1847
72Prairie (Ship)1850
Prudence (Schooner)1852
R. C. Winthrop (Ship)1849
Reaper (Schooner)1840, undated
3Rebecca (Schooner)1832-1834, undated
15(OS)1Rebecca (Schooner)1834, undated
74Rolla (Brig)1837-1844
15(OS)1Rolla (Brig)1841
75Rowena (Schooner)1845
Savannah (Schooner)1847
Seth and William (Schooner)1847
Snowdrift (Schooner)1860
15(OS)1Sophronia (Bark)1849-1852
76Sophronia (Bark)1850-1853
7Southerner (Schooner)1850
Spy (Sloop)1847
Star (Ship)1849
Susan (Brig)1840
8Tarquina (Brig)1849
Thakambay (Schooner)1850
Thomas Jefferson (Schooner)1860
9Thomas Perkins (Ship)1838-1850
10Three Brothers (Bark)1841-1847
15(OS)1Tim Pickering (Brig)1846-1847
711Vesta (Schooner)1841
Virginia (Brig)1850-1851
Vulture (Ship)1848
12Water Witch (Schooner)1849
William and Henry (Ship)1836-1840
13William Davis (Brig)1840
William Schroder (Bark)1847-1850
15(OS)2William Schroder (Bark)1847
714Zotoff (Bark)1848-1856
15(OS)2Zotoff (Bark)1851-1856
B. Other
BoxFolderContentsDates
715Insurance policy1838
16Protection certificates1858-1859
17Indenture certificate1864
18List of vessels and their voyagesundated
19Chart of the weight of ivoryundated
20Miscellaneousundated
SERIES II. Correspondence
721Correspondence to Benjamin West1838-1860, undated
22Correspondence to George West Jr.1837-1840
81Correspondence to George West Jr.1841-1848
2Correspondence to George West Jr.1849
3Correspondence to George West Jr.1850-1851
121Correspondence to George West Jr.1850
84Correspondence to George West Jr.1852, undated
5Correspondence from George West Jr.1838
6Correspondence to John West1849
7Correspondence to multiple Wests or to Mr. West1840-1849
8Other correspondence1835-1853, undated
121Other correspondence1850
89Circulars1841-1851
SERIES III. Financial Papers
A. Prices Current
BoxFolderContentsDates
810Prices current1831-1846
15(OS)3Prices current1841
811Prices current1847
91Prices current1848-1855, undated
B. Accounts, Bills, Invoices, and Receipts
BoxFolderContentsDates
1. Business
92Accounts receivable to George West Jr.1827-1844, undated
3Accounts receivable to Joseph Towne1833-1836
4Accounts receivable to Charles Currier1828-1834
122Accounts receivable to Charles Currier1830
95Notes payable1826-1857, undated
6Captain Isaac B. Shepherd accounts current with Charles Currier1832-1834
122Accounts current1838-1857
97Accounts current1840-1861
8Accounts of sales1830-1847, undated
9Charles Currier’s bills1828-1836
10Bills, invoices, and receipts1834-1844
11R. P. Water’s bills1841
12Bills for merchandise and adventures1844-1845
101Bills, invoices, and receipts1845-1849
123Bills, invoices, and receipts1845-1849
102Bills, invoices, and receipts1846
3Bills, invoices, and receipts1847
4Bills, invoices, and receipts1848
5Bills, invoices, and receipts1849
6Bills, invoices, and receipts1850-1857, undated
2. Personal
107Benjamin West’s bills, invoices, and receipts1846-1856, undated
124Benjamin West’s bills, invoices, and receipts1855
Accounts of Caroline West1855
108Accounts of Caroline West1855-1859
9Accounts of Deborah West and her estate1854-1859
15(OS)4Accounts of Deborah West and her estate1857
1010George West’s bill, invoices, and receipts1825-1838
11Estate of George West’s bills, invoices, and receipts1850-1855
125Estate of George West’s bills, invoices, and receipts1853-1854
1012George West Jr.’s bills, invoices, and receipts1832-1842, undated
13John West’s bill, invoices, and receipts1845-1846
C. Account Books
111Account books belonging to Charles Currier [3 volumes]1828-1833
16(OS)Volume 1Sales book belonging to George West Jr.1839-1854
112Account book belonging to John and Benjamin West1844-1853
3Index and loose pages from John and Benjamin West’s account book1850-1857, undated
4Account book belonging to Benjamin West1844
16(OS)Volume 2Sales book belonging to Benjamin West1853-1855
SERIES IV. Other
BoxFolderContentsDates
115Silver coinundated
6Objection to a street name being changedundated
7Miscellaneous1846-1849, undated
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