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SERIES I. Miles Ward (1673/4-1764) Account Books
Volume 1Daybook1718-1755
Volume 2DaybookMarch 1737-Jan. 1737/8
Volume 3DaybookJan. 1737/8-April 1739
Volume 4DaybookMarch 1738-June 1738
Volume 5DaybookJune-October 1739
Volume 6DaybookNov. 1739-Aug. 1740
Volume 7Ledger1725-1736
SERIES II. Miles Ward (1704-1792) Papers
A. Shipping Papers
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11Abigail (Sloop)1765
Dolphin (Sloop)1758
Elizabeth (Schooner)1764
Good Fortune (Sloop)1766
Hittey (Schooner)1764-1768
2Lucretia (Schooner)1750-1756
Mary (Schooner)1767
Neptune (Schooner)1748
Polly (Schooner)1755-1767
3Porros (Ship)1781
Ranger (Ship)1763
Speedwell (Schooner)1743
Success (Brig)1778
Swallow (Schooner)1745-1753
4Miscellaneous shipping papers1739-1773, 1784
5Outfitting Papers1741-1770
B. Business Papers
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Volume 1Ledger1758-1771
Volume 8DaybookSept. 1740-Nov. 1741
Volume 9DaybookDec. 1741-July 1742
Volume 10DaybookJuly-Oct. 1742, May-Nov. 1743
Volume 11DaybookJuly 1742-March 1743
Volume 12DaybookApril-Oct. 1743
Volume 13DaybookNov. 1743-Sept. 1744
Volume 14DaybookSept. 1744-Aug. 1745
Volume 15DaybookSept. 1745-Oct. 1746
Volume 16DaybookNov. 1746-Nov. 1747
Volume 17DaybookNov. 1747-Aug. 174
Volume 18DaybookAug. 1748-July 174
Volume 19DaybookJuly 1749-Feb. 1750
Volume 20DaybookFeb.-Oct. 1750
Volume 21DaybookNov. 1750-March 1751
Volume 22DaybookMarch-Oct. 1751
Volume 23DaybookNov. 1751-April 1752
Volume 24DaybookMay-Nov. 1752
Volume 25DaybookNov. 1752-June 1753
Volume 26DaybookApril-Nov. 1753
Volume 27DaybookDec. 1753-June 1754
Volume 28DaybookJune 1754-Feb. 1755
Volume 29DaybookMarch 1755-July 1756
Volume 30DaybookAug. 1756-Oct. 1757
Volume 31DaybookOct. 1757-Sept. 1758
Volume 32DaybookSept. 1758-Dec. 1759
Volume 33DaybookJan. 1760-May 1761
Volume 34DaybookSept. 1761-Nov. 1762
Volume 35DaybookNov. 1762-Jan. 1764
Volume 36DaybookMarch 1764-Jan. 1765
Volume 37DaybookDec. 1764-July 1765
Volume 38DaybookAug. 1765-May 1766
Volume 39DaybookMay 1766-Nov. 1767
Volume 40DaybookAug. 1766-July 1767
Volume 41DaybookMay 1767-Sept. 1768
Volume 42DaybookAug. 1767-Nov. 1768
Volume 43DaybookJan. 1769-Nov. 1770
Volume 44DaybookSept. 1771-Aug. 1773
Volume 45Daybook1774-1789
Volume 46Ledger1737-1745; Index
Volume 47Ledger1745-1754; Index (See Micro #120, reel 4)
Volume 48Ledger1751-1761; Index
Volume 49Ledger1753-1764; Index (See Micro #120, reel 4)
Volume 50Ledger1764-1787; Index
Volume 51Ledger1765-1772; Index (See Micro #120, reel 4)
16Miscellaneous accounts and receipts1734-1741
7Miscellaneous accounts and receipts1742-1744
21Miscellaneous accounts and receipts1745-1747
2Miscellaneous accounts and receipts1748-1751
3Miscellaneous accounts and receipts1752-1754
4Miscellaneous accounts and receipts1755-1762
5Miscellaneous accounts and receipts1763
6Miscellaneous accounts and receipts1764-1766
2a1Miscellaneous accounts and receipts1767-1790
2Estate papers1754-1798, undated
3Legal papers1729-1799
SERIES III. Joshua Ward (1752-1825) Papers
A. Ships' Papers
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31Active (Brig)1780
Adventure (Ship)1803
Alfred (Ship)1812-1814
Arab (Ship)1800-1802
2Bee (Schooner)1794-1795
3Betsy (Brig)1783-March 1784
4Betsy (Brig)April 1784-1785
5Betsy (Schooner)1783-1788
6Betsy (Schooner)1789-1793
7Betsy (Schooner)1794-1797, undated
8Bodervine (Sloop)1779
Bowdoin (Sloop)1779
Brittania (Schooner)1799
Brutus (Vessel)1780-1782
Catherine (Schooner)1799
Chance (Schooner)1778
Congress (Schooner)1778
Cumberland (Ship)1777-1778
Dispatch (Ship)1781-1782
Dolphin (Schooner)1794
Eagle (Brig)1780
Eleanor (Ship)undated
Enterprize (Schooner)1813
Experiment (Ship)1782
41Favorite (Brig)1784-1786
2Favorite (Brig)1787-Sept. 1788
3Favorite (Brig)Oct. 1788-July 1790
4Favorite (Brig)Aug. 1790-Feb. 1791
5Favorite (Brig)March 1791-1793
51Favorite (Brig)1794-1797
2Favorite (Brig)1798-1802
3Fisher (Schooner)1787-1792
Flora (Ship)1793
4Follensbee (Ship)1797-1800
5Freedom (Schooner)1786
Friendship (Ship)1779-June 1783
6Friendship (Ship)July 1783-Jan. 1784
7Friendship (Ship)Feb. 1784-1803
61George (Schooner)1783-1784, 1811, 1813
Greyhound (Schooner)1783
Hannah (Schooner)1790
Helen (Brig)1802
Hind (Brig)1800-1802
2Julius Caesar (Ship)1782
3Julius Caesar (Ship)1783-1784, undated
4Junius Brutus (Ship)1781
Lark (Schooner)1804
Leopard (Brig)1801
Lively (Schooner)1778
Madockawando (Schooner)1804
5Madockawando (Schooner)Jan.-May 1805
6Madockawando (Schooner)June-Dec. 1805
71Madockawando (Schooner)Jan.-April 1806
2Madockawando (Schooner)May-Dec. 1806
3Madockawando (Schooner)Jan.-Sept. 1807
4Madockawando (Schooner)Oct. 1807-1813
5Madockawando (Schooner)undated
6Marquis (Ship)1780
Martha (Brig)1804
Massafuero (Brig)Jan.-July 1805
7Massafuero (Brig)Aug.-Nov. 1805
81Massafuero (Brig)Jan. 1806-1810
2Massafuero (Brig) undated
3Molly (Schooner)1793, 1798
Montgomery (Brig)1778-1780
4Peggy (Brig) 1792
Pilgrim (Brig)1779-1783
Polly (Schooner)1779, 1793-1794
5Pompey (Brig)1800-1802
6Pompey (Brig)1803
7Pompey (Brig)1804
8Pompey (Brig)1806-1807, undated
8a1Ranger (Brig)1781-1783
Ranger (Sloop)1805
Revenge (Sloop)1777
2Robin (Schooner)1785-1787
3Robin (Schooner)1788-1792
4Romp (Brig)1809
Royal Lewis (Ship)1781
St. John (Brig)1783-Apr. 1784
5St. John (Brig)May 1784-May 1785
91St. John (Brig)June 1785-1786
2St. John (Brig)1787-Mar. 1788
3St. John (Brig)Apr. 1788-Mar. 1789
4St. John (Brig)May-Dec. 1789
5St. John (Brig)Jan.-Oct. 1790
6St. John (Brig)Nov. 1790-Oct. 1791
101St. John (Brig)Nov. 1791-May 1793
2St. John (Brig)June 1793-Dec. 16, 1793
3St. John (Brig)Dec. 19, 1793-Apr. 1794
4St. John (Brig)May-Oct. 1794
5St. John (Brig)Nov. 1794-1795, undated
6Salem (Schooner)1782
Sally (Schooner)1783-1784
7Sally (Schooner)1793-1794, 1799-1804
111Scorpion (Schooner)1778
Scorpion (Brig)1782
Sophia (Ship)1780-1784
Sturdy Beggar (Brig)1777-1781
Success (Brig)1779
Swell (Schooner)1778
Theorda (Schooner)1804
Thomas (Sloop)1778
Thorn (Ship)1779
Thorn (Brig)1812
Three Brothers (Brig)1782-1787
2Three Friends (Sloop)1789-1790
True American (Sloop)1778
Two Brothers (Schooner)1796
Tyger (Brig)1780-1781, undated
Tyrannicide (Brig)1777-1778
3Vulture (Brig)1798
William & Joseph (Schooner)1798-1799
Yorrick (Schooner)1801
B. General Shipping Papers
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114Miscellaneous shipping papers1779-1785
5Miscellaneous shipping papers1786-1789
6Miscellaneous shipping papers1790-1795
7Miscellaneous shipping papers1796-1813
8Miscellaneous shipping papersundated
9Shipping account book1775-1776
121Insurance accounts1782-1783, 1795-1801, 1811-1819
2Outfitting papers1779-1785
3Outfitting papers1786-1793
4Outfitting papers1794-1795, 1801-1806
5Nathan Ward papers1783-1785
6Nathan Ward papers1786-1791, 1794
7Letters to Nathaniel Appleton and Nathan Frye1805-1808
C. Shipping and Merchant House Correspondence
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128Albanus to Bancrofts1788-1810
131Bass to Bicker1779-1793
2John Blagge to Samuel Blagge1791-1810
3Blanchard to Buffum1782-1807
4John Buckley & Son1788-1795
5Burnett to Carleton1784-1801
6Clap to Dennie1782-1805
7Dickson1784-1792
8Dohrman1784-1795
9Dom to Dunba1790-1805
141Eaton and Benson1781-July 1782
2Eaton and BensonSept. 1782-1783
3English to Frevderros1790-1807
4Gage to Goodair1787-1808
5Gorden to Grievegnee1788-1807
6Hackett to Kraft1780-1799
7Ladd to Ludlow1778-1802
8Marston to Needham1779-1805
151Ichabod and Nathan Nichols1779-1793
2Osborn1807-1809
3Henry Osborn to Pitcard1783-1811
4Potter to Richardson1783-1805
5Roberts1788-1799
6Routh to Ryberg1794-1809
7Saunders to Sinclair1787-1807
8Stevens1792-1795
161Stevens1796-1804
2Stevens1805-1809
3Strange to Vernon1783-1810
4Waldo to Webb1783-1809
5Williams to Woodridgeundated
6Miscellaneous shipping correspondence1779-1788
7Miscellaneous shipping correspondence1789-1808
8Price Current1784-1820
171Price Current1821-1832
Volume 52Joshua Ward Ship Book1781-1783
D. Business Papers
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172Business correspondence1776-1786
3Business correspondence1787-1794
4Business correspondence1795-1809, 1823
5Distillery receipts and accounts1780-1797
6Distillery receipts and accounts1798-1805
7Distillery legal documents1787-1831
181Miscellaneous receipts1773-1780
2Miscellaneous receipts1781-1782
3Miscellaneous receipts1783
4Miscellaneous receipts1784
5Miscellaneous receipts1785
6Miscellaneous receipts1786
191Miscellaneous receipts1787
2Miscellaneous receipts1788
3Miscellaneous receipts1789
4Miscellaneous receipts1790
5Miscellaneous receipts1791
6Miscellaneous receipts1792
201Miscellaneous receipts1793
2Miscellaneous receipts1794
3Miscellaneous receipts1795-1796
4Miscellaneous receipts1797
5Miscellaneous receipts1798
6Miscellaneous receipts1799-1802
211Miscellaneous receipts1803-1807
2Miscellaneous receipts1808-1812
3Miscellaneous receipts1813-1815
4Miscellaneous receipts1816-1817
5Miscellaneous receipts1818-1822
6Miscellaneous receiptsundated
7McIntire receipts1779-1801
8Loose receipts from Volume 531803-1810
Volume 53Joshua Ward receipt book1781-1808
9Waste Book1788
221Waste Book1789
2Waste Book1791
3Waste Book1794
4Waste Book1795-1796
5Waste Book1797
6Waste Book1799
7Waste Book1804
8Waste Book1811
9Daybook1778-1783
10Journal1783
Volume 54Joshua Ward Index to Ledger Aundated
Volume 55Joshua Ward Ledger A1781-1810
11Papers, indentures, and legal documents1779-1827
SERIES IV. Joshua Ward (1776-1840) Family Papers
A. Joshua Ward (1776-1840) Papers
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231Deeds; land ownership documentation1815-1839, undated
2Correspondence, receipts, bank book1810-1817, 1820-1834
B. Susannah Holyoke Ward Papers
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233Almanacs/diaries1793-1800
4Almanacs/diaries1801-1809
5Almanacs/diaries1810-1818
241Almanacs/diaries1819-1824
2Almanacs/diaries1825-1830
3Almanacs/diaries1831-1834
4Almanacs/diaries1835-1838
5Almanacs/diaries1839-1842
6Almanacs/diaries1843-1846
251Almanacs/diaries1847-1850
2Almanacs/diaries1851-1856
3Letters and estate papers1808, 1832, undated
C. Elizabeth Holyoke Ward Papers
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254Almanacs/diaries1846, 1849-1851
5Journals1834, undated
6Loose writings1838-1841, undated
D. Mehitable Ward Papers
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257Correspondence1830, 1841-1853, undated
E. Joshua Holyoke Ward Papers
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258Correspondence from friends1830-1847, undated
9Correspondence to and from family1838-1848, undated
261Judicial and business correspondence1846
2Judicial and business correspondence1847
3Judicial and business correspondence1847
4Judicial and business correspondence1848
5Essays1829, undated
6Manuscripts on Islam; Spainundated
7Drafts of speeches1829, undated
8Papers pertaining to lands in Brimfield, Mass.1819-1853
271Deeds, accounts, and papers1825-1850
2Boston Almanacs1844-1848
3Opinions and notes on court cases1847, undated
4Estate papers of Joshua Holyoke Ward1847-1854, undated
5Newspaper obituaries: Joshua Holyoke Ward1848
28Letter pressundated
SERIES V. Ward Relatives Papers
A. Joshua Ward (1699-1779) and Heirs
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276Joshua Ward (1699-1779): Papers for Beaver (Schooner)1751-1752, 1756
7Richard Ward (1741-1824): Letter book1809-1810
Volume 56Richard Ward (1741-1824): Ledger1780-1782
Volume 57Richard Ward (1741-1824): Invoice Book1784
8George Atkinson Ward: Papers1844, undated
9Sophia Langdon Ward (1855- ): Correspondence1869
B. Other Heirs of Miles Ward (1704-1792)
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2710Nathan Ward (d. circa 1792): Correspondence1779, 1783-1787
11Frederick Townsend Ward: Papers1862, 1946
12Elizabeth Colburn Ward: "Life in Mexico, A Woman's Point of View"undated
291Nathaniel Ward (1746-1768): Papers1762-1765
C. Heirs of John Ward (1707-1787)
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292Andrew Abbott Ward: Papers1847-1858, 1875
D. Heirs of Ebenezer Ward (1710-1791)
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293Heirs of Ebenezer Ward Papers1767-1889
Volume 58Miles Ward (1805-1848) Diary1823-1825
Volume 59Miles Ward (1805-1848) Diary1826-1827
4Mary Emiline Ward Correspondence1864-1878
SERIES VI. Genealogy and Additional Papers
A. Genealogy
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295Notes and correspondence on genealogy1838, 1848, 1857-1858, undated
6Ward family crest tracingsundated
7From letter by Augustus Henry Ward1857
B. Additional Papers
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298Miscellaneous Ward papersundated
9Miscellaneous Non-Ward papersundated
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