|Repository:||G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport|
|Creator:||Whitney, Cushing & Co. (Boston, Mass.)|
|Title:||Records of Whitney, Cushing & Company|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of seven business record books. Included are one volume containing invoices of cargo shipped and accounts of cargo sold, and several cash and sales journals recording cash paid and received during this period.|
Whitney, Cushing & Company was a Boston shipping firm headed by James E. Whitney and Lawrence B. Cushing. By the 1880s the partnership had ended and Whitney continued in business on his own. The record book indicates the firm carried on a large and active trade between Boston and Culcutta, India.
Restrictions on Access
Available for use in the Manuscripts Division.
Restrictions on Use
Various copying restriction apply. Guidelines are available from the Manuscripts Division.
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.
Cushing, Lawrence B.
Whitney, James E.
International trade Shipping–Massachusetts–Boston
Coll. 168, Manuscripts Collection, G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc.
The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.
|1||Cargo Account Book: invoices of cargo shipped and accounts of cargos sold; 1870 Sep-1876 Jul|
|2||“Journal C”; 1872 Nov-1876 Sep|
|3||“Journal”; 1874 Apr-1877 Nov|
|4||“Sales & Cash, B” cash paid and received; sales accounts by vessel; 1877 Dec-1882 Dec; 1877 Dec-1881 Dec|
|5||“Cash & Sales,” cash paid and received; sales accounts by vessel; 1883 Jan-1886 Apr|
|6||“Cash & Sales, E,” cash paid and received; sales accounts by vessel; 1889 Sep-1893 Jul; 1891 Dec-1893 Jul|
|7||“Cash & Sales, F,” cash paid and received; sales accounts by vessel; 1893 Aug-1897 Aug|