John H. Cogswell Papers (Coll. 228)


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Overview of the Collection

Biography of John H. Cogswell

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Indexes

Detailed Description of the Collection

Overview of the Collection

Repository: G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport
Creator: Cogswell, John H.
Title: John H. Cogswell Papers
Dates: 1867-1877
Extent: ca. 139 pieces
Abstract: Business papers, including correspondence, bills, and accounts, relating to lumber shipments received by Cogswell, who provided lumber for home construction and shipbuilding, chiefly from suppliers in Maine. Numerous companies and vessels are mentioned, including the schooner HANNAH CLARK and the schooner BOXER.
Identification: Coll. 228

Biography of John H. Cogswell

John H. Cogswell was a lumber dealer of Ipswich, Massachusetts during the mid to late 19th century.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Available for use in the Manuscripts Division

Restrictions on Use

Various copying restriction apply. Guidelines are available from the Manuscripts Division. See also: Mystic Seaport's copyright notice.

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Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the G. W. Blunt White Library. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.

Corporate Bodies (Including Vessels):

Boxer (Schooner)
Hannah Clark (Schooner)

Subjects:

Coastwise shipping--Atlantic Coast (U.S.)
Lumber trade--Massachusetts--Ipswich
Shipbuilding

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Coll. 228, Manuscripts Collection, G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc.

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Indexes

Index to Personal and Corporate Names

NOTE: The fraction(s) indicate the Box and Folder numbers where that particular reference can be found. For example, the researcher will find information about Bacon & Huckins in Box 1, Folder 1 of the collection.
Bacon & Huckins 1/1, 1/2
Batchelder, Calvin 1/5
Bennett, George 1/5
Berlin Mills Co. 1/3
Bunker, S. 1/7
Burt, William L. 1/2
Charles G. Sterns & Co. 1/1, 1/2, 1/3
Clark, C.S. 1/2
Clement & Goodridge 1/3
Cutler & Eddy 1/7
Cutler, ? 1/4
Cutler, Thatcher & Co. 1/3, 1/5, 1/6, 1/7, 1/8
Dole & Fogg 1/1, 1/3, 1/4, 1/6
Dole, Albert D. 1/8
First Ward National Bank, Boston 1/5
Flint, Ellen R. 1/7
G.W. Cummings & Co. 1/1
Grant, Ephraim 1/1, 1/2, 1/3, 1/4, 1/5
Grush, Benjamin S. 1/7
Hale, Albert D. 1/4, 1/5
Hodgkins, Daniel L. 1/5
Holyoke, R. 1/3
Hull, ? 1/7
Hurd, Henry M. 1/7
James & Williams 1/2
James, E.B. 1/2
Norton Mills Co. 1/2
Pierce, Charles W. 1/2
Powers, J.M. 1/6
Spofford, Prescott 1/3
Stockwell & Co. 1/5
Stockwell, D.R. 1/1, 1/2
Sutton, Richard 1/3, 1/4
Thayer, Oliver 1/2
Thurston, Ephraim 1/4
Turner, ? 1/4
West, George W. 1/5
West, H.W. 1/5
Weymouth, Richard L. 1/3
Wiggin, ? 1/1

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Index to Vessel Names

NOTE: The fraction(s) indicate the Box and Folder numbers where that particular reference can be found. For example, the researcher will find information about the schooner BOXER in Box 1, Folder 1 of the collection.
BOXER (Schooner) 1/1, 1/3, 1/4, 1/5, 1/6
CHILION 1/3
HANNAH CLARK (Schooner) 1/1, 1/2, 1/3, 1/4, 1/8
HELENA 1/4
LEONORA (Schooner) 1/3
MADORA (Schooner) 1/5
MAGNOLIA 1/8
MAGNUM BONUM (Schooner) 1/2, 1/5
MAY FLOWER (Schooner) 1/2
PIONEER (Schooner) 1/6
RANKING 1/4
S. SAWYER (Schooner) 1/1
T.H. SEYMOUR (Schooner) 1/7
T.J. BECKETT (Schooner) 1/4, 1/6
UNISON (Schooner) 1/2

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Detailed Description of the Collection

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

Business papers and correspondence; 1867-1877
Box Folder
1 1 Papers and correspondence; 1867
2 Papers and correspondence; 1868
3 Papers and correspondence; 1869-1870
4 Papers and correspondence; 1873
5 Papers and correspondence; 1874
6 Papers and correspondence; 1875
7 Papers and correspondence; 1876-1877
8 Papers and correspondence, unidentified; undated

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