Wentworth, Samuel : Samuel Wentworth papers, 1738-1742
- Fifteen letters and two documents, 1738-1742, concerning the ships and cargos of Samuel Wentworth, a Boston merchant and the brother of New Hampshire governor Benning Wentworth.,Much of the material, which is all addressed to John Thomlinson, a London merchant who handled Wentworth's affairs in England, concerns the payment of bills and the settlement of debts; the insurance, cargo, and sale of the ship "Snow Tryton"; the loss of the ship "Snow Lucitania" and resulting insurance claims; and the construction of another ship in Portsmouth, N.H. There are also letters of introduction for Samuel Waldo and Oxenbridge Thatcher. The two documents are signed by Boston notary publics Benjamin Pollard and Joseph Marion, and are affixed with embossed seals of the notary office.
Extent: 0.1 linear feet - 17 items
Call Number: VAULT box Ayer MS 972