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Samuel Wentworth papers

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT box-Ayer-MS-972
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1738-1742

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  • Names: Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library) X
  • Names: Wentworth, Samuel X
  • Subject: Merchants -- England -- London -- History -- 18th century -- Sources X