Apthorp, Charles, 1698-1758 : Charles Apthorp correspondence, 1738-1751
- Letters to London merchant John Thomlinson, mainly related to the financial arrangements, sale, and shipment of merchandise to Boston. Apthorp was born in England in 1698 and educated at Eton College. He was later appointed by the English government as paymaster and commissary of the land and naval forces quartered in Boston. Apthorp also became one of the most distinguished merchants in Boston during the 1730's until his death in 1758.
Extent: 0.1 linear feet - (21 items in 4 folders)
Call Number: VAULT box Ayer MS 27
Additional Apthorp-related MS: Ayer MS 28, Ayer MS 698, and Ayer MS 898.