The Resource David Cobb correspondence and accounts, relating to tools and supplies, and land :

David Cobb correspondence and accounts, relating to tools and supplies, and land :

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David Cobb correspondence and accounts, relating to tools and supplies, and land :
Title
David Cobb correspondence and accounts, relating to tools and supplies, and land :
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eng
Summary
Description: Includes: Letter from [George Washington] Cobb (Taunton) to David Cobb about personal and family matters, 11 Sep. 1820 Letter from Peters and Pond (Boston) to David Cobb enclosing accounts and an invoice of items shipped to Cobb, 15 Sep. 1820 Letter from John Richards [Boston] to David Cobb about Cobb's bills and taxes on Maine land, 16 Sep. [1820] Letter from John Hare Powel (Philadelphia) to David Cobb informing him that all the agents for the Maine lands belonging to the late William Bingham's estate have been dismissed, 20 Sep. 1820 Letter from John Hare Powel (Philadelphia) to David Cobb about the payment of Cobb's salary, 21 Sep. 1820 Bill from C[aleb] and E[leb] Faxon (Boston) to David Cobb for axes and tools, 29 Sep. 1820 Letter from Joseph May (Boston) to David Cobb about personal finances and the American Episcopal Church, 12 Oct. 1820 Receipted bill from Thomas Hill to David Cobb for postage, 14 Oct. 1820 Settled account of Zeb. Haskell with David Cobb for carding wool, 1 Nov. 1820 Letter from S[amuel] S. Wilde (Newburyport) to David Cobb about a visit to John Adams, 12 Nov. 1820 Letter from John Black (Ellsworth, Me.) to David Cobb about personal and business matters, 13 Nov. 1820 Letter from John Richards (Boston) to David Cobb about financial matters and foreign affairs, 10 Dec. [1820] Letter from John Hare Powel (Philadelphia) to David Cobb insisting on Cobb's resignation from his post as land agent for the estate of William Bingham, 12 Dec. 1820 Bill from Peters and Pond (Boston) to David Cobb for sundry items, 25 Dec. 1820
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UkMbAM-D
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Richards, John
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Nun59-w-WjU
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Correspondence; Business and financial document
Location of originals duplicates
Massachusetts Historical Society
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  • May, Joseph
  • Cobb, David George Washington
  • Adam Matthews Digital (Firm)
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David Cobb correspondence and accounts, relating to tools and supplies, and land :
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http://www.frontierlife.amdigital.co.uk/Documents/Details/MHS_Cobb_5_23
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  • This collection consists of the papers of David Cobb primarily documenting his position as land agent for William Bingham in Maine, including papers related to the settlement of Maine, logging and the lumber trade, roads, and other subjects. Also included are papers related to his service during the American Revolution and his career as a politician and judge. David Cobb was a Revolutionary War soldier and aide-de-camp to General George Washington, speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives and president of the Senate, physician, judge, member of Congress, lieutenant governor of Massachusetts, and a founder of the Society of the Cincinnati and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The collection contains letters to Charles W. Hare, Bingham's Philadelphia agent, and Alexander Baring, the future Lord Ashburton and representative of London's House of Baring. Also included are legal actions, financial accounts, maps, and inventories related to land development, fishing, lumbering, census reports, lotteries, the laying out of streets, and the construction of wharves, warehouses, and sawmills in Gouldsboro, Maine, which Cobb tried to develop as a major commercial port. The collection also contains eight fragmentary diaries kept by Cobb, 1781-1818; a manuscript notebook with sketches; lists of British ships of the line; instructions for naval officers; letters to various members of the Cobb family; and letters from William Eustis, Henry Knox, Timothy Pickering, and Israel Thorndike concerning foreign relations, state politics, and miscellaneous financial matters related to the firm of Cobb and Richards, in which Cobb was partner
  • AMDigital Reference: Ms. N-1000
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unknown
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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text
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
online
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(UkMbAM-D)E-AMD00030579
Label
David Cobb correspondence and accounts, relating to tools and supplies, and land :
Link
http://www.frontierlife.amdigital.co.uk/Documents/Details/MHS_Cobb_5_23
Publication
Note
  • This collection consists of the papers of David Cobb primarily documenting his position as land agent for William Bingham in Maine, including papers related to the settlement of Maine, logging and the lumber trade, roads, and other subjects. Also included are papers related to his service during the American Revolution and his career as a politician and judge. David Cobb was a Revolutionary War soldier and aide-de-camp to General George Washington, speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives and president of the Senate, physician, judge, member of Congress, lieutenant governor of Massachusetts, and a founder of the Society of the Cincinnati and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The collection contains letters to Charles W. Hare, Bingham's Philadelphia agent, and Alexander Baring, the future Lord Ashburton and representative of London's House of Baring. Also included are legal actions, financial accounts, maps, and inventories related to land development, fishing, lumbering, census reports, lotteries, the laying out of streets, and the construction of wharves, warehouses, and sawmills in Gouldsboro, Maine, which Cobb tried to develop as a major commercial port. The collection also contains eight fragmentary diaries kept by Cobb, 1781-1818; a manuscript notebook with sketches; lists of British ships of the line; instructions for naval officers; letters to various members of the Cobb family; and letters from William Eustis, Henry Knox, Timothy Pickering, and Israel Thorndike concerning foreign relations, state politics, and miscellaneous financial matters related to the firm of Cobb and Richards, in which Cobb was partner
  • AMDigital Reference: Ms. N-1000
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(UkMbAM-D)E-AMD00030579

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