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Silas Pierce & Co. and Cushing & Clap Co. collection
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CA PCA Acc2567
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- Silas Pierce & Co.
- Cushing & Clap Co.
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.12 m of textual records
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Cushing & Clap Co.
Cushing & Clap Co. was located, along with Silas Pierce & Co., at 59 and 61 Commercial Street in Boston, Massachusetts. These Boston based companies dealt with such merchants as Andrew A. MacDonald and Daniel Gordon from Georgetown, Prince Edward Island and L.L. Owen, director of the Merchants Bank of PEI and the Charlottetown Navigation Company.
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Silas Pierce & Co.
Silas Pierce & Co. was located, along with Cushing & Clap Co., at 59 and 61 Commercial Street in Boston, Massachusetts. These Boston based companies dealt with such merchants as Andrew A. MacDonald and Daniel Gordon from Georgetown, Prince Edward Island and L.L. Owen, director of the Merchants Bank of PEI and the Charlottetown Navigation Company.
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The collection consists of correspondence to the Silas Pierce & Co. and Cushing & Clap Co. from merchants on PEI between 1834 and 1870. Included in this correspondence are receipts for goods shipped by both companies (1843 to 1870), business letters and telegrams (1860-1870), as well as bills of landing for goods shipped by or received by Silas Pierce & Co. (1863-1870) and Cushing & Clap Co. (1839-1862).
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PERMISSION FOR USE AND REPRODUCTION IS REQUIRED FROM THE PUBLIC ARCHIVES AND RECORDS OFFICE; QUESTIONS REGARDING COPYRIGHT ARE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE USER
See also: Acc3466/HF.76.40/Item 9
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