COLLECTION GUIDES

1669-1880

Guide to the Microfilm Edition


Collection Summary

Abstract

This collection consists of correspondence, business and legal papers, account books, letterbooks, diaries, school copybooks, and genealogical information pertaining to the Smith family of Boston, Medford, and Weymouth, Mass., and related families, including the Carter and Adams families.

Biographical Sketches

William Smith (1667-1730) (identified in this guide as "Capt. William Smith") was a mariner and merchant of Medford, Mass. He married Abigail Fowle (1679-1760), later Abigail Fowle Smith Edwards. Their children were: Abigail Smith (1700-1788), who married Simon Tufts; Sarah Smith (1703-1775), who married Samuel Edwards; William Smith (1706-1783), who married Elizabeth Quincy (1721-1775); Anna Smith (1708-1781), who married Ebenezer Kent; Mary Smith (1710-1800), who married Ebenezer Austin; and Isaac Smith (1719-1787), who married Elizabeth Storer (1726-1786).

William Smith (1706-1783) (identified in this guide as "Rev. William Smith") was the pastor of the First Church, Weymouth, Mass. His children with Elizabeth Quincy Smith were: Mary Smith (1741-1811), who married Richard Cranch (1726-1811); Abigail Smith (1744-1818), who married John Adams (1735-1826); William Smith (1746-1787), who married Catherine Louisa Salmon; and Elizabeth Smith (1750-1815), who married first John Shaw and second Stephen Peabody (1741-1819).

Isaac Smith (1719-1787) (identified in this guide as "Isaac Smith") was an active trader in the cod fishery and one of the wealthiest merchant-shipowners in Boston. His children with Elizabeth Storer Smith were: Isaac Smith (1749-1829); William Smith (1755-1816), who married Hannah Carter (1764-1836); Mary Smith (1757-1839), who married first Edward Gray and second Samuel Allyne Otis (1740-1814); and Elizabeth Smith (1760-1849), who married John P. Hale.

Isaac Smith (1749-1829) (identified in this guide as "Isaac Smith, Jr.") was a loyalist who fled to England but returned in 1784 to obtain a reinstatement of citizenship.

William Smith (1755-1816) (identified in this guide as "William Smith") continued the family business. His children with Hannah Carter Smith were: William Smith (d. 1811) (identified in this guide as "William Smith, Jr."); Isaac Smith (d. 1813) (identified in this guide as "Isaac Smith III"); Elizabeth Smith, who married Edward Cruft; Hannah Smith (1794-1863), who married Benjamin T. Pickman (1790-1835); and Thomas Carter Smith (1796-1880), who married Frances Barnard (1804-1885) and also continued the family business.

Collection Description

The microfilm edition of the Smith-Carter family papers pertains primarily to the Smith family of Medford, Boston, and Weymouth, Mass., including Capt. William Smith, Abigail Fowle Smith Edwards, Isaac Smith, Isaac Smith, Jr., William Smith, and Thomas Carter Smith.

The collection consists of loose manuscripts, microfilmed on Reels 1-5, followed by letterbooks, journals, and account books on Reel 6. Included are deeds, invoices, account books, and legal documents pertaining to the estate of Capt. William Smith and Abigail Fowle Smith Edwards; notes, receipts, letters, and accounts kept by Isaac Smith, William Smith, and Thomas Carter Smith detailing the commercial interests of the family; Boston tax bills; deeds to and plans of family property; lists of debts owed and stock on hand; bills of lading; sailing orders; information on insurance rates, prices, and cargoes; and voluminous personal and family correspondence.

Papers related to the loyalist Isaac Smith, Jr. highlight the politics of the Revolutionary era. Correspondence includes letters from Isaac Smith, Jr. during two trips to Great Britain in 1770-1771 and 1775-1783, as well as letters from Isaac Smith, Elizabeth Storer Smith, and Elizabeth Smith Hale documenting the American side of the struggle. The collection also contains the Civil War letters of William V. Smith, the son of Thomas Carter Smith and Frances Barnard Smith, who served as an officer in the 7th United States Colored Infantry Regiment.

Also represented in this collection are members of the Adams, Bernard, Boylston, Carter, Otis, and Pickman families. Included are letters of Abigail Adams, John Adams, and John Quincy Adams.

Detailed Description of the Collection

I. Loose manuscripts, 1669-1880

The papers in this series have been microfilmed chronologically, with some exceptions. Some items may be found out of order.

Reel 1
1669-1772
Reel 2
1773-1786
Reel 3
1787-1797
Reel 4
1798-1818
Reel 5
1819-1880
Reel 5
Undated manuscripts

II. Bound volumes, 1709-1811

The volumes in this series have been microfilmed chronologically, with some exceptions. Some items may be found out of order.

Reel 6
Account book of Capt. William Smith, 1709-1718, Abigail Fowle Smith Edwards, 1734-1739, and Isaac Smith, 1755-1783
Reel 6
Account book [of Abigail Fowle Smith Edwards], 1734
Reel 6
Letterbook of Isaac Smith, 1740-1744
Reel 6
Account book of Isaac Smith, 1740-1755
Reel 6
Account book of Isaac Smith, 1741-1744
Reel 6
Account book of Isaac Smith, 1744-1746
Reel 6
Account book of Isaac Smith, 1746-1747
Reel 6
Receipt book of Isaac Smith and Samuel Edwards related to the estate of Abigail Fowle Smith Edwards, 1760-1761
Reel 6
School exercise books, 1766-1811
Reel 6
Letterbook of Isaac Smith, Jr., 1775-1787
Reel 6
Journal of Isaac Smith, Jr. describing a journey to Manchester, England, 1776
Reel 6
Inventory of Isaac Smith listing household furniture, 1787
Reel 6
Letterbook of William Smith, 1787-1790

Chronological List of Items

This list contains all of the documents in the Smith-Carter family papers. With a few exceptions (including the bound volumes on Reel 6), the items in this collection have been microfilmed in chronological order. To locate items on the microfilm, consult the Detailed Description of the Collection above.

1669-1772

Deed of sale from John Cole to Thomas Smith for land at Charlestown, 29 Mar. 1669 [manuscript copy]

Signed by James Cary and James Treadway.

Mortgage from Thomas Smith to John Richards, 11 Dec. 1669

Signed by Joseph Browne.

Deed of trust from Thomas Smith to John Chinery and Thomas Boylston, 27 Mar. 1671

Signed by Thomas Danforth, Jr. and Joseph Whiting.

Will of John Smith of Boston, 23 Sep. 1673 [copy]

Will of Nathaniel Woodward, 29 Sep. 1675 [copy]

Account by [Thomas Smith] for a voyage to the East Indies, 20 Oct. 1676

Deed from Thomas Brattle to John Foskett, 29 Mar. 1678

Deed of trust of Thomas Smith, 20 June 1679

Will of Henry Bright, 25 June 1680 [copy]

Will of [George Fowle], 11 Mar. 1682

Record of the finding of the Boston Court of Assistants in the reversal of the suit brought by Jeremiah Tay against Thomas and Rachel Harwood, 1 Mar. 1692 [copy]

Will of Thomas Smith, 24 Feb. 1696 [copy]

Deed from Anna Ruggles to Isaac Fowle, 6 Dec. 1699

Signed by William Sheaff.

Bond of Sarah Smith, 10 July 1701

Signed by Richard Boylston, Nathaniel Dowse, Isaac Fowle, and Isaac Fowle, Jr. Capt. William Smith, power of attorney.

Bill of sale from John Devin to Capt. William Smith for 1/8 part of the ship Dragon, 11 July 1701

Signed by Edward Larkin and Thomas Wasse.

Articles of association and list of 1737 members of a religious society in Charlestown, Mass., formed in 1703 to hold weekly prayer meetings and dissolved in 1737, 1703-1737

Probably copied by Isaac Smith.

Deed from John Newell to Capt. William Smith for land at Charlestown, 22 May 1703

Signed by Hannah Newell, Thomas Lord, and Nathaniel Dowse.

Writ of attachment of Jeremiah Tay, 20 June 1704

Promissory note of John Williams of Boston, 27 Sep. 1705

Bill of sale from Job Randall (Scituate) to Capt. William Smith for the brigantine Abigail and Elizabeth, 28 Nov. 1707

Signed by John Johnston and Edward Weaver.

Account book of Capt. William Smith, 1709-1718, with added entries by Abigail Fowle Smith Edwards for 1734-1739 and by Isaac Smith for 1756-1757

Deed of sale from Elisha Odlin (Boston) to Isaac Fowle for the Stoney Brook mill, 12 Feb. 1709

Signed by Peter Thomas.

Deed of sale from Caleb Gardner (Brookline) to Capt. William Smith for land at Charlestown, 1 May 1710

Signed by Theophilus Juory, Caleb Call, and Abiel Gardner.

Deed of sale from Anna Adams to Isaac Fowle for land at Charlestown, 28 Apr. 1711

Signed by Calvin Galpin and Joshua Scottow.

Copy in Photostat Collection.

Receipt from John Fowle (Charlestown) to Capt. William Smith for payment of his debt to John Fowle's estate, 23 Oct. 1711

Extract from deeds of Boston land sold to Isaiah Tay and Paul Dudley, 1 Nov. 1711

Power of attorney from Joseph White (Boston) to Capt. William Smith related to his interest in the brigantine Abigail and Sarah, 11 Nov. 1712

Signed by Robert Learmond and Seth Sweetser.

Deed of sale from John Wadsworth (Duxbury) to Capt. William Smith for part interest in the brigantine Abigail and Sarah, 12 Dec. 1712

Signed by Edward Gray and John Green.

Record of the Massachusetts General Court order related to the petition of Mercy Tay to sell her property, 27 May 1713 [copy]

Mortgage from Mercy Tay to William Clarke, 26 Aug. 1713 [copy]

Account of Capt. William Smith with [Samuel Trumbull] for goods delivered by Capt. Ely, [1714]

Letter from Thomas Smith (Carolina) to Capt. William Smith about his grandmother's estate, 5 Mar. 1714

Account of freight shipped in the Charlestown Galley from Nevis, May 1714

Bill from Matthew Johnson to Samuel Trumbull, 8 June 1714

Invoice of Capt. William Smith for cargo shipped in the Charlestown Galley to Nevis, July 1714

Bill from Matthew Johnson to Samuel Trumbull, Aug.-Dec. 1714

Account of Capt. William Smith with Samuel Trumbull for 1712-1715, 7 Feb. 1715

Bond from Capt. William Smith (Charlestown) to Jeremiah Allen on the bottom of the ship Charlestown Galley for the voyage to Nevis and return, 8 Feb. 1715

Signed by James Gooch, Jr. and John Gooch.

Bond from Capt. William Smith (Charlestown) to Charles Chambers, 15 Feb. 1715

Signed by Daniel Russell and Rebecca Russell.

Release from Thomas Smith (St. James Parish, Calif.) to Capt. William Smith of the rights to his grandfather's estate, with page of memoranda related to witnesses and its execution, 12 Mar. 1715

Deed from Thomas Smith to Capt. William Smith, 12 Mar. 1715

Signed by Francis Holmes, Abraham Wakeham, and John Webster.

Bill of lading for a shipment of sugar by Capt. William Smith in the ship Welfare from Nevis to London, 30 Apr. 1715

Clearance papers of the ship Charlestown Galley, issued by Daniel Smith at Nevis, 16 May 1715

Memo of the account of Capt. William Smith with Thomas Washington, 11 June 1715

Deed from Henry Phillips to Capt. William Smith, 5 Dec. 1715

Signed by Benjamin Bunker and John Phillips.

Deed from Vincent Carter to Capt. William Smith, 6 Dec. 1715

Signed by Joseph Phipps and Samuel Burr.

Bond from Capt. William Smith to Benjamin Stevens, 30 Dec. 1715

Signed by John Edmands and Josiah Treadway.

Account of Capt. William Smith with the estate of Thomas Washington, 1716

Letter from John Hoffman [Huffman] (Nevis) to Capt. William Smith about part interest in a shipping venture, 20 Mar. 1716

Receipt from Daniel Russell (Charlestown) to Capt. William Smith for payment for a pew in First Church, Charlestown, Mass., 24 Sep. 1716

Copy in Photostat Collection.

Bill of lading from Maximillian Dowse (Charlestown) for shipment by Capt. William Smith on the brigantine Esther to Nevis, 20 Dec. 1716

Copy in Photostat Collection.

Elegy written on the death of the Pretender Perkin, 1717

Bill of sale from John Taylor (Charlestown) to Capt. William Smith for the ship Charlestown Galley, 15 Jan. 1717

Signed by Thomas Chapman.

Deed from Nathaniel Heaton to Capt. William Smith, 19 July 1717

Signed by Susanna Heaton, Joseph Lynde, and Benjamin Dowse, Jr.

Deed from Thomas White to Capt. William Smith, 4 Nov. 1717

Signed by Joseph Stimson [Stimpson].

Record of the birth of George Fowle's son Isaac, 4 Dec. 1717 [copy]

Will of Isaac Fowle, 4 Dec. 1717 [copy]

Letter from Thomas Smith (South Carolina) to Capt. William Smith about the smallpox and pirate raids in South Carolina, 1 July 1718

Letter from Edmund and John Knight (Boston) to Capt. William Smith about shipment on the Charlestown Galley for Nevis, with invoice and bill of lading, 16 Dec. 1718

Deed from Isaiah Tay, Jr. to Richard Pullen, 10 Jan. 1719

Signed by Samuel Tyley, Jr. and Isaiah Tay, Sr.

Receipt from George Meriwether (Nevis) to Capt. William Smith on behalf of Thomas and Mary Washington, 24 Apr. 1719

Receipt from Daniel Alford to Capt. William Smith, 1 July 1719

Receipt from Charles Apthorp to Capt. William Smith, 19 Oct. 1719

Summons from Charles Chambers (Charlestown) to Capt. William Smith to appear in Middlesex County Court to answer the charges of Samuel Whittemore, with copy of Smith's case in answer, 2 Aug. 1720

Signed by Charles Chambers.

Summons of Samuel Whittemore to appear in Middlesex County Court to answer the suit brought by Capt. William Smith, with writ of attachment, 16 Aug. 1720

Account book of [Capt. William Smith], 1721-1730

Deed from Alford Butler to Richard Pullen, 13 Mar. 1721 [copy]

Invitation to Hull Abbot's ordination at First Church, Charlestown, Mass., 22 Jan. 1724

Letter from Thomas Smith (South Carolina) to Rev. William Smith about sending his son for a visit to Charlestown, 3 Feb. 1724

Letter from William Griffin (Nevis) to [Capt.] William Smith on business matters, 2 June 1724

Bill of lading for the ship Friendship, [1725]

Receipt from Ebenezer Breed (Charlestown) to Rev. William Smith for payment for salt, 24 May 1725

Account of Samuel Prescott with [Capt. William Smith], 1726

Letter from James Aiken (St. Christophers) to [Capt.] William Smith on business matters and about the ship Cambridge, 13 July 1726

Copy in Photostat Collection.

Invoice of Capt. William Smith for a cargo of fish shipped on the brigantine Success, 26 Dec. 1726

Receipt from Edward Bromfield, Jr. (Boston) to Rev. William Smith, 24 Mar. 1727

Thanksgiving sermon preached by [Seth Storer] at First Church, Watertown, Mass., 7 Nov. 1728

Letter of condolence from Isaac Watts to Mrs. Mather on the death of her children, 7 Nov. 1728

Bill from Ebenezer Austin (Charlestown) to Capt. William Smith, 17 Oct. 1729

Inventory and administrators' account of the estate of Capt. William Smith, 1731-1735

Deed from Rachel Proctor to John Edwards, goldsmith, 15 Apr. 1731

Signed by James Pitson and George Monk.

Letter of administration from Jonathan Remington to Abigail Fowle Smith Edwards and Rev. William Smith for the settlement of Capt. William Smith's estate, 14 May 1731

Copy in Photostat Collection.

Administrators' account of the settlement of the estate of Capt. William Smith, 1732

Inventory of the real estate and personal property of Capt. William Smith, with administrators' disbursements, Jan. 1732

Inventory of the estate of Capt. William Smith, 10 Jan. 1732

Attested by Daniel Frothingham and others.

Account related to the appraisal and division of the estate of Capt. William Smith, [June 1733]

Appraisal and division of the estate of Capt. William Smith, 6 June 1733 [2 complete copies and one incomplete copy]

Beneficiaries include Samuel Frothingham, Anna Smith Kent, William Willis, Rev. William Smith, Sarah Smith Edwards, Samuel Brooks, Samuel Webb, Simon Tufts, Mary Smith Austin, Abigail Smith Tufts, and John Sprague.

Letter from Joseph Green (Boston) to Benjamin Pollard, 7 June 1733

List of china and kitchen utensils belonging to the estate of Capt. William Smith, 1734

Promissory note from Rev. William Smith (Charlestown) to Abigail Fowle Smith Edwards, 23 Jan. 1734

Poem: Answer by [Joseph Green] to Belcher's speech to the New Hampshire legislature, 27 Jan. 1734 [unsigned]

Poem: "Governor Belcher's Answer to an Answer of the House of Representatives of New Hampshire in Verse," by [Joseph Green], Feb. 1734

Poem: "A True and Impartial Account of the Celebration of the Prince of Orange's Nuptials at Portsmouth," by [Joseph Green], 3 June 1734

Account book kept by Abigail Fowle Smith Edwards containing funeral and other expenses related to the estate of Beriah Bright Fowle, July-Nov. 1734

Will of Beriah Bright Fowle, 16 Aug. 1734

Account of Abigail Fowle Smith Edwards with Joshua Scottow for 1733-1734, Nov. 1734

Record of the division of household goods belonging to the estate of Capt. William Smith, with memorandum by [Samuel Edwards] of Sarah Smith Edwards's portion, [1735]

Administrators' account of the disposition of the estate of Capt. William Smith, 1735-1736

Inventory of the estate of Beriah Bright Fowle, Jan. 1735

Bill from Abigail Fowle Smith Edwards to the Beriah Bright Fowle estate, 24 Feb. 1735

Administrators' account of the disposition of the estate of Capt. William Smith, with receipt from Rev. William Smith (Charlestown) for settlement, 1736

Letter from Benjamin Smith (South Carolina) to Rev. William Smith, 5 Feb. 1736

Memorandum by [Thomas] Hancock of a financial transaction with William Peck, Jan. 1737

Account book of Abigail Fowle Smith Edwards, 1738-1742

Memoranda by Isaac Smith on sermons heard, Boston, Mass., 1739-1740

Poem: "A Supplement to Tom Kilby's Drollery," [1740]

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, 1740

Account book of Isaac Smith, 1740-1755

Letterbook of Isaac Smith, 30 Jan. 1740-14 Mar. 1744

Bond from Hezekiah Blanchard (Boston) to Abigail Fowle Smith Edwards, 5 Feb. 1740

Signed by Samuel Edwards.

Annual account of the assets and debits of Isaac Smith, 24 July 1740-1743

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, 1741

Account book of Isaac Smith, 1741-1744

Diary of Isaac Smith of a trip to Rhode Island and Connecticut with Rev. Gilbert Tennent, 7 Mar.-4 [Apr.] 1741

Diary of [Isaac Smith] of church attendance, with memoranda of ministers and sermons preached, 13 Aug. 1741-7 Jan. 1742

"A solemn covenant between the Holy Ghost and my own soul," by Isaac Smith, 12 Nov. 1741

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, 1742

Diary of [Isaac Smith] of church attendance, with memoranda of ministers and sermons preached, mainly at Charlestown, Mass., 8 Jan.-4 Apr. 1742

Diary of [Isaac Smith] of church attendance, with memoranda of ministers and sermons preached at Charlestown and Boston, 5 Apr.-12 Sep. 1742

Bill from Richard Miller to Capt. Kent and Mr. Edwards for lumber and services, Sep. 1742

Bill from Richard Miller to Capt. Kent and others for work done on his house, 13 Sep. 1742

Diary of [Isaac Smith] of church attendance, with memoranda of ministers and sermons preached, mainly at Charlestown, Mass., 13 Sep. [1742]-[Apr. 1743]

Discourse on John Moorehead "to be communicated to the public," by [Isaac Fowle], 30 Dec. 1742

Funeral list of the Smith family headed by Rev. Cooper, [1743]

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, 1743

Account of Mary Smith Austin with Isaac Smith, 1743-1745

Diary of [Isaac Smith] of church attendance, with memoranda of ministers and sermons preached at Charlestown and Boston, 1 May [1743]-1 Apr. [1744]

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, with special assessment for completion of the North Battery, 1744

Account book of Isaac Smith, 1744-1746

Account of debts owed to Isaac Smith, 1744-1748

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, 1745

Account of the estate of Ebenezer Austin with Isaac Smith for 1743-1745, 10 Feb. 1745

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, 1746

Account book of Isaac Smith, 1746-1747

Quitclaim deed from John Edwards to Samuel Edwards, 13 Sep. 1746

Signed by Daniel Parker and John Coburn.

Copy in Photostat Collection.

List of Smith family births, 9 Oct. 1746

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, 1747

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, 1748

Letter from Sarah Floyd (Medford) to Abigail Fowle Smith Edwards about accusations against her servant, 11 Apr. 1748

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, 1749

Letter from Francis Ayscough to Jonathan Belcher about John Sergeant's Indian mission, 10 Feb. 1749 [copy]

Receipt from Samuel Edwards for Abigail Fowle Smith Edwards's account, [175-]

Poem: "To V.D.," [1750]

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, 1750

Poem: Verses to D. N., 26 July 1750

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, 1751

Epitaph by Malachi Gill for his wife, 18 Oct. 1751

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, 1752

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, 1753

Warrant for the appearance of Silvenus Scott in the Suffolk Court complaint against his forbidding the banns of Joseph Scott and Lucy Brown, Jan. 1753

List of stock of Isaac Smith on hand, 1 May 1753

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, 1754

Account of Abigail Fowle Smith Edwards with Ebenezer Storer and Son for 1739-1754, 12 Apr. 1754

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, 1755

Province tax bill of Isaac Smith for property at Boston, with special assessment for the Crown Point expedition, 1755

List of debts owed to Isaac Smith, 1 May 1755

List of stock of Isaac Smith on hand, 1 May 1755

Will of Abigail [Fowle Smith] Edwards, 11 June 1755 [2 copies]

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, 1756

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, 1757

Memorandum book of Isaac Smith, with record of the formation and members of a "company for promoting good order (and religion)" in Nov. 1761, 1757-1763

Members include Andrew Eliot, Thomas Cushing, Joseph Jackson, Joshua Henshaw, Thomas Hubbard, John Phillips, Samuel Cooper, John Barrell, Benjamin Austin, Joseph Sewall, Ebenezer Storer, and Isaac Walker.

Directions from John Ruddock to Isaac Smith to discharge his Boston tax bill by payment to his son, 3 June 1757

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, 1758

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith for the province, town, and county rate, 1758

Commonplace book kept by Isaac Smith, Jr., 1758-1763

Account of Abigail Fowle Smith Edwards with Ebenezer Storer and Son for bond interest payments, 28 Jan. 1758

Letter from Hezekiah Ward (Upton) to Richard Dana about lands at Charlemont, Mass., 15 Dec. 1758

Deed from Thomas Stearns to Isaac Smith, 19 Dec. 1758

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, 1759

Letter from Edward Pynchon (Springfield) to Isaac Smith about recording his deed for lands at Charlemont, Mass., bought from Thomas Stearns, 28 Feb. 1759

School exercise: Copy of verse by Isaac Smith, Jr., 20 June 1759

Account of Abigail Fowle Smith Edwards with Ebenezer Storer and Son, 28 July 1759

Articles of faith by Isaac Smith, Jr., 11 Nov. 1759

Deed from Thomas Flucker to Isaac Smith for land at Boston, with plot map and description, 8 Dec. 1759

Signed by Lydia Francis.

Harvard declamation by Thomas Abbot, [176-]

Deposition written by Samuel C. Trumbull for Abigail Fowle Smith Edwards regarding the distribution of her estate, [1760]

Funeral list of Abigail Fowle Smith Edwards, 1760

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, 1760

Executor's receipt book kept by Samuel Edwards and Isaac Smith containing records related to Abigail Fowle Smith Edwards's estate, 1760-1761

Bill from James Clark to Samuel Edwards and Isaac Smith for services related to the burial of Abigail Fowle Smith Edwards, 15 Jan. 1760

Court order regarding the distribution of real estate in the estate of Capt. William Smith, 25 Aug. 1760

Account of Rev. William Smith as administrator of the estate of Capt. William Smith, 10 Oct. 1760

Receipt from [Rev. William Smith] to the administrators of Abigail Fowle Smith Edwards's estate for articles distributed to him and members of his family, including Abigail Adams, [1761] [on reverse side, account of a trading voyage, 20 Oct. 1676]

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, with special assessment for streets, 1761

Inventory and appraisal by William Fairfield of Joshua Thornton's estate, 3 June 1761 [copy]

Articles of faith of Isaac Smith, Jr., 17 July 1761

Accounts and records of the distribution of Abigail Fowle Smith Edwards's estate, 13 Sep. 1761

Account of the estate of Abigail Fowle Smith Edwards with Isaac Smith, 18 Sep. 1761

Deed from James Pitts to Samuel Edwards, 6 Oct. 1761

Signed by William Pitts and James Pitts, Jr.

Receipt from Samuel Edwards (Boston) to Anna Smith Kent for payment equalizing her inheritance from Abigail Fowle Smith Edwards's estate, 9 Nov. 1761

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, 1762

Account of Ebenezer Storer related to the settlement of his estate, 1762-1771

Letter from Abigail [Adams] (Weymouth) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about gaining knowledge and writing letters, 7 Feb. 1762

Letter from Thomas Smith (Charleston) to Isaac Smith about retiring from business and family news, 17 Apr. 1762

Inventory and accounts related to the estate of Samuel Edwards, goldsmith, June 1762-1778

Survey by Gershom Flagg and William Crafts of the property of Isaac Smith, [1763]

Record by [Ebenezer Storer, Jr.] of accounts related to the estate of Ebenezer Storer, [1763]

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, 1763

Letter from Thomas Smith (Charleston) to Isaac Smith about market prices at Charleston, trade with New England, and family news, 31 Jan. 1763

Report from Gershom Flagg and William Crafts (Boston), on behalf of William Hislop, to Isaac Smith about the amount of Smith land to be conveyed, 10 Sep. 1763

Letter from Elizabeth Storer Smith (Boston) to Isaac Smith, Jr. with parental advice, 18 Nov. 1763

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, 1764

Letter from Benjamin Smith (Charleston) to Isaac Smith about South Carolina markets, 21 Jan. 1764

Notes on sermons by Rev. [Samuel] Cooper, Rev. Elliot, and Rev. Chauncy, 12 Apr.-17 June 1764

Letter from Thomas Smith (Charleston) to Isaac Smith about his family, with the ages of his children, 17 May 1764

Letter from Benjamin Smith (Charleston) to Isaac Smith about news from England and inviting his son to visit, 24 May 1764

Letter from Thomas Smith (Charleston) to Isaac Smith introducing Benjamin Elliott, 31 May 1764

Letter from Benjamin Smith (Charleston) to Isaac Smith introducing Adam Daniel, 20 July 1764

Notice of Prof. John Winthrop's remission of Isaac Smith, Jr.'s punishment for failing to attend class, [Sep.-Dec.] 1764

Harvard College steward's bill from Jonathan Hastings to Isaac Smith, Jr., 14 Sep. 1764

Bill from Nathaniel Appleton for Isaac Smith, Jr.'s board, etc., 20 Oct. 1764

Account of Abigail Fowle Smith Edwards with Ebenezer Kent in the settlement of her estate, 28 Nov. 1764

Harvard College steward's bill from Jonathan Hastings to Isaac Smith, Jr., 14 Dec. 1764

Account of the estate of Samuel Edwards with Isaac Smith, 1765

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, 1765

Account of Samuel Edwards with Isaac Smith submitted to his estate for settlement, 1765

Letter from Benjamin Smith (Charleston) to Isaac Smith introducing Robert Quash, 3 June 1765

Letter from Thomas Smith (Charleston) to Isaac Smith introducing Rev. Sergeant, 5 June 1765

Letter from Nathaniel Walker Appleton, Benning Wentworth, and William Smith (Boston) about the "S. G. School," 18 Aug. [1765]

Copied by Isaac Smith, Jr.

Memorandum by Isaac Smith of cash in his hands belonging to the estate of Samuel Edwards, 20 Sep. 1765

School composition book of William Smith, [1766]

Catalog by Isaac Smith, Jr. of books in different languages, arts, and sciences, 1766

School exercise writing book of William Smith, 1766

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, 1766

Letter from Thomas Smith (Charleston) to William Smith about receiving a plantation by a bequest of Peter Taylor, 20 Feb. 1766

Deed from Charlestown, Mass., committee to Nathaniel Austin for town land, 24 Feb. 1766

Signed by John Soley, Samuel Kent, Richard Devens, David Cheever, Peter Tufts, Jr., and Edward Sheaffe.

Letter from Benjamin Smith (Charleston) to William Smith about the repeal of the Stamp Act and family news, 16 May 1766

Harvard College steward's bill from Jonathan Hastings to Isaac Smith, Jr., 12 Sep. 1766

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (Cambridge) to William Smith about writing letters, 20 Sep. [1766]

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, 1767

School exercise writing book of William Smith, 1767-1768

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (Cambridge) to Isaac Smith about his career, 13 Jan. 1767

Deed from Nathaniel Austin to Mary Smith Austin, 1 May 1767

Signed by Isaac Rand and Jane Rand.

Bill from William Turner to Isaac Smith for Boston school tuition, 14 Dec. 1767

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, 1768

Bill from John Proctor to Isaac Smith for Boston school tuition, 1 Sep. 1768

Bill from John Singleton Copley to Isaac Smith for his and Elizabeth Storer Smith's portraits, 1769

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, 1769

Bill from John Proctor to Isaac Smith for Boston school tuition, 10 Apr. 1769

Letter from Simon Tufts, Jr. (Gloucester) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about a voyage with Capt. Kent on the Elizabeth to improve his health, 19 June 1769

Bill from Mary Nicolson to Isaac Smith, 19 Aug. 1769

Letter from Benjamin Smith (Charleston) to Isaac Smith about market prices in Charleston, 12 Dec. 1769

Letter from Isaac Smith (Boston) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about arrangements for his trip to England, 30 Dec. 1769

Account of receipts by [Isaac Smith] for a subscription for [Peter] Thacher, [177-]

Excerpts from The Boston Gazette, 1 Jan. 1770

Copied by [William Smith].

Letter from Mary [Storer] Green (Boston) to Isaac Smith, Jr. with advice for his conduct while in South Carolina, 3 Jan. 1770

Letter from Isaac Smith (Boston) to Messrs. Champion and Dickason introducing Isaac Smith, Jr., 6 Jan. 1770

Letter from Isaac Smith (Boston) to Isaac Smith, Jr. with instructions and advice for his trip to England, 23 Jan. 1770

Letter from [Samuel Barrett] (Boston) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about things to see in England, 23 Jan. 1770

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (Charleston) to Isaac Smith about his trip to Charleston, 3 Feb. 1770

Letter from Josiah Smith (Charleston) to Rev. William Smith, 3 Mar. 1770

Bill from Stephen Deblois (Boston) to Isaac Smith for Mary Smith Gray Otis's spinet lessons, 22 May 1770

Letter from Charles Bardin (Newport) about Col. Benjamin Smith's illness, 13 July 1770

Letter from John Mackenzie (Charleston) about the controversy with Britain and about Gov. Bernard leaving Massachusetts, 27 July 1770

Letter from Thomas Smith (Charleston) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about his activities at Charleston, 1 Aug. 1770

Letter from Thomas Smith (Charleston) to Isaac Smith about family news, 2 Aug. 1770

Bill from Stephen Deblois (Boston) to Isaac Smith for Mary Smith Gray Otis's spinet lessons, 14 Aug. 1770

Letter from Thomas Smith (Charleston) to Isaac Smith about his brother Benjamin's death, 20 Aug. 1770

Letter from Nathaniel W. Appleton (Cambridge) to William Smith about the advantages of correspondence, 24 Sep. 1770

Letter from Isaac Smith (Boston) to Isaac Smith, Jr. advising him of the best contacts in London and Spain should he need them, 16 Nov. 1770

Letter from Nathaniel W. Appleton (Cambridge) to William Smith about choosing friends, 17 Nov. 1770

Letter from Arthur Hesilrige (Easton Lodge) to William Smith describing his tour of London, 27 Dec. 1770

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (London) to Isaac Smith about London's interest in the Boston Massacre, 31 Dec. 1770

Letter from Thomas Bernard to Isaac Smith, Jr. about plans for their trip to the continent, [1771]

Latin translation by William Smith of Aesop's fable of the raven and the fox, 1771

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, 1771

Letter from Isaac Smith (Boston) to Isaac Smith, Jr. with advice about going to France and Holland, 18 Jan. 1771

Letter from Elizabeth Storer Smith (Boston) to Isaac Smith, Jr. urging him to write news of his trip to England, 23 Jan. 1771

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (London) to Elizabeth Storer Smith about his living arrangements and activities in London, 6 Feb. 1771

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (London) to William Smith describing the English cities he has visited, 7 Feb. 1771

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (London) to Mary Smith Gray Otis describing his activities at London, 14 Feb. 1771

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (London) to Isaac Smith about British foreign affairs and his activities at London, 20 Feb. 1771

Letter from Peter Stevenson (Charleston) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about his difficult voyage to Charleston and plans for the future, 22 Feb. 1771

Letter from Thomas Bernard (Hampstead) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about plans for their trip to Paris, 28 Feb. 1771

Letter from Isaac Smith (Boston) to Isaac Smith, Jr. with family news, 28 Feb. 1771

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (London) to Isaac Smith listing gifts he has sent home, 4 Mar. 1771

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (London) to Mary Smith Gray Otis describing an assembly given by Mrs. Cornelys, 27 Mar. 1771

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (Bristol) to William Smith [which? brother?] about an oratorio at the British Museum in London, 4 Apr. 1771

Letter from Nathaniel W. Appleton (Cambridge) to William Smith describing Harvard exercises and the aftermath of a rowdy party, 4 Apr. 1771

Letter from John Adams (Boston) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about a permanent contract with a London bookseller to buy law books, etc., with postscript about the trial of Capt. Preston, 11 Apr. 1771

Letter from Cotton Tufts (Weymouth) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about the prospect of British troops in Boston, Dr. Hersey's bequest to Harvard, and family news, 19 Apr. 1771

Deed of sale from Archelas Adams (Salisbury) to Nathaniel Carter for land at Newburyport, 30 Apr. 1771

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (London) to Isaac Smith about his trip to Exeter and Plymouth and naval refitting there, 2 May 1771

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (London) to Elizabeth Storer Smith describing a trip to Bath, 13 May 1771

Letter from Elizabeth Storer Smith (Boston) to Isaac Smith, Jr. with parental advice and requesting him to buy a china tea service for her in London, 18 May 1771

Letter from Sampson S. Blowers (Boston) to Isaac Smith, Jr. with news of Boston, 23 May 1771

Letter from Isaac Smith (Boston) to Isaac Smith, Jr. with family news and parental advice, 14 June 1771

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (Lisle) to William Smith describing his trip to France, 6 July 1771

Letter from Arthur Hesilrige (Chiswick) to William Smith, 7 July 1771

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (Paris) to Isaac Smith describing his tour of Paris, 15 July 1771

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (Paris) to his sister about the appearance of the Parisians, 4 Aug. [1771]

Letter from Isaac Smith (Boston) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about ending his visit to London, 9 Aug. 1771

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (Paris) to Isaac Smith about his visit to Paris and the prospect of returning home, 12 Aug. [1771]

Account book of William Smith kept while he was an undergraduate at Harvard, 1771-1773, 13 Aug. 1771

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (London) to Isaac Smith about his return trip from Paris and plans for his return home, 29 Aug. 1771

Letter from John Boylston (London) to Isaac Smith, 29 Sep. 1771

Letter from Isaac Smith (Boston) to Isaac Smith, Jr. with parental advice, 1 Nov. 1771

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, 1772

Account of Isaac Smith with Ebenezer Storer for books and household items, 10 Jan. 1772

Letter from Katharine Forbes (London) to Isaac Smith, Jr. with news about his boarding house in London, 13 Jan. 1772

Account of Isaac Smith with Ebenezer Storer for books and household items, 13 Jan. 1772

Letter from John Boylston (London) to Isaac Smith, Jr. with his opinion on the British reason for maintaining troops at Boston, 3 Apr. 1772

Letter from Thomas Smith (Charleston) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about his nephew Thomas Smith's inheritance, 11 Apr. 1772

Letter from Thomas Smith (Charleston) to Isaac Smith about his son Thomas Loughton Smith's visit to Boston, 11 Apr. 1772

Letter from Thomas Smith (Charleston) to Isaac Smith on business matters and family news, 11 Apr. 1772

Bill from hairdresser John Piemont to Isaac Smith, May 1772

Receipt from John Hancock to Isaac Smith for his subscription for building the new Brattle Street Church, 29 July 1772

Letter from Thomas Amory (London) to Isaac Smith, Jr. on ecclesiastical matters, 18 Sep. 1772

Promissory note from Philemon Prescott (Kingston) to John Noyes, 30 Oct. 1772

Bill from John Harris (Boston) to Isaac Smith for a spinet, 31 Oct. 1772

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Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, 1773

Bill from Eleanor Druitt to Isaac Smith for teaching Miss Smith needlework and drawing, 8 Mar. 1773

Bill from Theodore Dehon (Boston) to Isaac Smith for hairdressing, 19 Mar. 1773

Letter from Thomas Smith (Charleston) to Isaac Smith about the market price of hemp and slaves and about Mr. Quincy's visit, 29 Mar. 1773

Bill from Isaac Foster, Jr. to Isaac Smith, 8 July 1773

Deed of sale from Timothy Newell (Boston) to Isaac Smith for a pew in Brattle Street Church, 24 July 1773

Bill from Samuel Hastings (Cambridge) to Isaac Smith, Jr. for transportation hire, 1 Jan. 1774

Harvard College steward's bill from Jonathan Hastings to Isaac Smith, Jr., 5 Jan. 1774

Letter from Thomas Bernard (London) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about literary rights and British indignation over American defiance, 12 Feb. 1774

Letter from Nathaniel W. Appleton (Salem) to William Smith about the British incident at Salem, 4 Mar. 1774

Letter from Nathaniel P. Sargeant (Ipswich) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about the church at Ipswich, 23 June 1774

Letter from Thomas Smith (Charleston) to Isaac Smith on business matters, 28 Sep. 1774

Letter from Thomas Smith (Charleston) to Isaac Smith about settling finances between them, 26 Nov. 1774

Account of Mary Storer's estate by Ebenezer Storer, administrator, submitted for probate, 28 Dec. 1774

Salem, Mass., tax bills of Isaac Smith, 1775-1777

Receipt from Sarah Smith Edwards (Boston) to Isaac Smith for money due in the settlement of Samuel Edwards's estate, 16 Jan. 1775

Letter from Nathaniel W. Appleton (Salem) to William Smith about friction at Marblehead, Mass., between the townspeople and British naval authorities, 7 Feb. 1775

Inventory of sundries of the Samuel Edwards estate delivered to executors, 13 Feb. 1775

Inventory of the Sarah Smith Edwards estate, 16 Feb. 1775

Letter from Nathaniel W. Appleton (Salem) to William Smith chiding him for coming to Marblehead without seeing him, with notation by [William Smith] on the publication of Pickering's book on exercises for the militia, 17 Feb. 1775

Receipts by members of the Smith family for disbursements of Samuel Edwards's estate by his executors Joseph Edwards and Isaac Smith, Mar.-Apr. 1775

Letter from Thomas Smith (Charleston) to Isaac Smith on business matters, 8 Mar. 1775

Letter from Peter Stevenson (Charleston) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about enforcement of the non-importation agreement and episodes at Charleston, 8 Mar. 1775

Receipt from Harrison Gray for a share of Samuel Edwards's estate, 29 Mar. 1775

Receipt from Elizabeth Cheever to Joseph Edwards and Isaac Smith as executors of the estate of Samuel Edwards, 29 Mar. 1775

Receipt from Ebenezer Storer, Jr. to Joseph Edwards and Isaac Smith as executors of the estate of Samuel Edwards, 1 Apr. 1775

Receipt from Cotton Tufts for Abigail Smith Tufts's share of the estate of Samuel Edwards, 4 Apr. 1775

Inventory of household goods in the Boston house of [Isaac Smith] on his removal to Salem during the occupation of Boston, May 1775

Account of William Browne with Isaac Smith, 12 May 1775

Letter from William Browne [Boston] to [Isaac Smith] about his wine purchase and the disappearance of "Nanny," 26 May 1775

Letter from Andrew Eliot (Boston) to Isaac Smith, Jr. (London) describing events of the battle of Bunker Hill, 19 June 1775 [typescript]

Printed in Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society, vol. 16, p. 287.

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (London) to Isaac Smith about his voyage to England and British sympathy for America, 26 June [1775]

Letter from Isaac Smith (Salem) to Isaac Smith, Jr. describing the destruction of Charlestown and the battle of Bunker Hill, 30 June 1775

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (London) to Isaac Smith about British opinion on the American crisis, 27 July 1775

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (London) to Elizabeth Storer Smith expressing his anxiety over the situation in America, 31 July 1775

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (London) to William Smith about the lack of effect of American events on British life, 2 Aug. 1775

Draft of letter from Isaac Smith (Salem) to Alexander Champion accepting the nomination as treasurer of the New England Company, 27 Aug. 1775

Draft of letter from Isaac Smith (Salem) to William Bowden accepting the nomination as treasurer of the New England Company, 27 Aug. 1775

Draft of letter from Isaac Smith (Salem) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about the siege of Boston, etc., with drafts of letters to Alexander Champion and William Bowden, 28 Aug. 1775

Commission of Isaac Smith as justice of the peace, 6 Sep. 1775

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (London) to Isaac Smith about English opinion on the American crisis, 26 Sep. [1775]

Letter from Thomas Bernard (Lincoln, England) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about the American crisis, 27 Sep. 1775

Letter from John Bretland, Jr. (Exeter) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about an opening as minister near Exeter, 29 Sep. 1775

Address of the Massachusetts Council to Gen. Thomas Gage on his departure for Great Britain, with 6 Oct. 1775 address, [Oct. 1775] [copy]

Reply by Thomas Gage to the address of the inhabitants of Boston on his departure for Great Britain, with 6 Oct. 1775 address, [Oct. 1775] [copy]

Letter from [Isaac Smith, Jr.] about the American crisis, 2 Oct. 1775

Letterbook of Isaac Smith, Jr., 2 Oct. 1775-23 June 1787

Address of the inhabitants of Boston to Gen. Gage on his departure for Great Britain, 6 Oct. 1775 [copy]

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. to Isaac Smith about the alleged Sayre plot to kidnap the king and efforts to supply the British troops in America, 25 Oct. [1775]

Draft of letter from Elizabeth Storer Smith (Salem) to Isaac Smith, Jr. with family news, 28 Oct. 1775

Letter from Elizabeth Storer Smith (Salem) to Isaac Smith, Jr., 28 Oct. 1775

Letter from Alexander Champion to Isaac Smith about the New England Company's resolves related to the payment of missionaries' salaries, enclosed with 8 Apr. 1777 letter from Alexander Champion to Isaac Smith, 23 Nov. 1775 [copy]

Letter from [Thomas Bernard] to [Isaac Smith, Jr.] about his marriage, [1776]

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (London) to Isaac Smith about British measures to handle the American rebellion, 14 Feb. 1776

Letter from John Bretland, Jr. (Exeter) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about the congregation at Sidmouth, 6 Mar. 1776

Letter from John Bretland, Jr. (Exeter) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about the pros and cons of the ministry at Sidmouth, 16 Mar. 1776

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (London) to Isaac Smith about permission to go to France, 26 Mar. 1776

Account by William Browne of things taken and used while residing at Isaac Smith's house in Boston, Apr. 1776

Letter from Andrew Eliot (Boston) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about the siege of Boston, Harvard College affairs, and burial services for Dr. Joseph Warren, 9 Apr. 1776

Journal of Isaac Smith, Jr. of a trip to Manchester and York, 20 Apr.-1 July 1776

Request to Isaac Smith, Jr. to minister at Sidmouth, 12 May 1776

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (Sidmouth) to Isaac Smith about ministering to a dissenting society at Sidmouth, 10 Sep. 1776

List by Isaac Smith of articles received from the Salem Committee of Safety taken from William Browne's house, replacing those taken from Smith's Boston house at the evacuation of Boston, 8 Oct. 1776

Letter from Nathaniel W. Appleton (Salem) to William Smith about the advantages of travel, 31 Oct. 1776

Account of executors in the settlement of Samuel Edwards's estate, 1777

Letter from Elizabeth [Storer] Smith [Weymouth] to William Smith thanking him for his gift of scarce linen, 1777

Letter from Isaac Smith (Boston) to Isaac Smith, Jr. with war news, 17 Jan. 1777

Letter from Isaac Smith (Boston) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about ships carrying loyalists returning to England, 28 Jan. 1777

Letter from Samuel Cooper (Boston) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about activities and friends at Boston, 5 Feb. 1777

Letter from Nathaniel W. Appleton (Salem) to William Smith about the loyalist minister Rev. William McGilchrist closing his church at Salem, 9 Feb. 1777

Letter from Alexander Champion to Isaac Smith about the payment of missionaries' salaries by the New England Company, enclosing copy of 23 Nov. 1775 letter from Alexander Champion to Isaac Smith about resolves related to payments, 8 Apr. 1777

Bill from William Payne (Boston) to Isaac Smith for his daughter's tuition, 10 Apr. 1777

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (Sidmouth) to Isaac Smith, 28 Apr. 1777

Account of Abigail Fowle Smith Edwards with Samuel Edwards's estate in the settlement of her estate, May 1777

Receipt by Isaac Smith, as executor of the estate of Samuel Edwards, for division of the property to heirs, 6 May 1777

Receipt from Abigail Smith Tufts and others to Isaac Smith, executor of Abigail Fowle Smith Edwards's estate, for disbursement of Samuel Edwards's estate, 21 May 1777

Letter from Abraham Watson (Salem) to Isaac Smith about Col. William Browne's possessions, 16 Sep. 1777

Letter from Isaac Smith (Boston) to Isaac Smith, Jr. with war news and about members of his family, 23 Oct. 1777

Receipt from John Gray (Boston) to Ebenezer Parsons, 30 Oct. 1777

Receipt from Richard Ward (Salem) to Isaac Smith for payment of Salem taxes for 1776, 24 Nov. 1777

Letter from Isaac Smith (Boston) to Isaac Smith, Jr. with family news, 20 Dec. 1777

Office of Baptism and Communion of Isaac Smith, Jr. used in the dissenting church at Sidmouth, [1778]

Boston tax bill of William Smith for the state and county rate, 1778

Account by Isaac Smith of household furniture bought for Mary Smith Gray Otis, 1778

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith for state and county assessment, 1778

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (Sidmouth) to Isaac Smith about assisting American prisoners in England, 7 Jan. 1778

Letter from Isaac Smith (Boston) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about the Massachusetts Banishment Act, incidents with British troops at Cambridge, the New England Company, and the method of paying missionaries' salaries, 10 Feb. 1778

Letter from John Adams (Passy) to Isaac Smith introducing Sir James Jay and George Digges of the British conciliatory commission and about the state of the American cause in Europe, 19 Apr. 1778

Letter from Jonathan Sewall (Bristol) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about the Massachusetts Banishment Act, 9 May 1778

Letter from Samuel Quincy (London) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about the Massachusetts Banishment Act, 19 May 1778

Letter from Thomas Wright (Bristol) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about Smith's ordination, 2 June 1778

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (Sidmouth) to Isaac Smith about his decision to remain in England during the war, 8 June 1778

Certificate of the ordination of Isaac Smith, Jr., 24 June 1778

Letter from Thomas Smith (Charleston) to Isaac Smith on business matters, 8 July 1778, with postscript, 6 Mar. 1779

Boston tax bill of William Smith, Aug. 1778

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith for state and town assessment, Aug. 1778

Warrant from John Lee (Manchester) for the search and detention of the slave Scipio, suspected of stealing goods from Isaac Smith at Gloucester, 9 Oct. 1778

Receipt from Alexander Thomas (Boston) to Humphrey Bray for payment for flour purchased from Giles Alexander, 21 Oct. 1778

Account of Isaac Smith with Mary Wheelwright for food and drink, 21 Oct. 1778

Receipt from James Boyd (Boston) to Isaac Smith for payment of Elizabeth Smith Hale's tuition, 23 Oct. 1778

Bill for tuition at James Boyd's school in Boston, 27 Oct. 1778

Letter from Elizabeth Storer Smith (Boston) to Isaac Smith, Jr., 13 Nov. 1778

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, 1779

Receipts for the salary of Samuel Cooper as minister of Brattle Street Church, 1779-1784

Letter from Elizabeth Storer Smith (Boston) to Isaac Smith, Jr., with copy of 13 Nov. 1778 letter from Elizabeth Storer Smith to Isaac Smith, Jr., 2 Jan. 1779

Letter from Isaac Smith (Boston) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about routes for sending letters to England and with news of Boston, 4 Jan. 1779

Account by Isaac Smith of the estate of Samuel Edwards, Mar. 1779

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (Sidmouth) to Isaac Smith about his ordination as a dissenting minister at Sidmouth, 10 Mar. 1779

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (Sidmouth) to Elizabeth Storer Smith about his decision to remain in England until the end of the war, 11 Mar. 1779

Bill of exchange from Moses Gill and Isaac Smith (Boston) on John Boylston in favor of Isaac Smith, Jr., 15 Mar. 1779

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (Sidmouth) to William Smith, 29 Mar. 1779

Agreement of Isaac Smith with his slave Scipio Dalton regarding his freedom, 20 June 1779

Letter from Jonathan Sewall (Bristol) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about the course of the war, 22 June 1779

Letter from Isaac Smith (Boston) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about William Smith's serious illness, 28 July 1779

Bill from James Carter to Isaac Smith for his daughter's tuition, 3 Aug. 1779

Bill from James Carter to Isaac Smith for his daughter's tuition, 5 Aug. 1779

Letter from Isaac Smith (Boston) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about persons to whom he has consigned letters, 9 Aug. 1779

Letter from Mary [Storer] Green (Boston) to her nephew William Smith expressing gratitude for his recovery, 27 Aug. 1779

Letter from Isaac Smith (Boston) to Isaac Smith, Jr. relaying information about the illness of a British prisoner of war from Sidmouth held at Boston, 4 Sep. 1779

Letter from Elizabeth Storer Smith (Boston) to Isaac Smith, Jr., 7 Nov. 1779

Address from Benjamin Edes and the tradesmen, etc., of Boston to merchants about rising prices, 8 Nov. 1779

Reply of John Rowe and Boston merchants to the address of the tradesmen, etc., about rising prices, 16 Nov. 1779

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (Sidmouth) to Isaac Smith, 19 Nov. 1779

Certificate of Rev. William Smith as master in the Masonic Order, 14 Dec. 1779

Letter from Daniel Little to Isaac Smith about his trip through Maine distributing religious material and about his missionary work, [178-]

Letter from Samuel A. Otis to Isaac Smith about the sale of his property at Barnstable, [178-]

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (Sidmouth) to Elizabeth Storer Smith about his uncertain future, [1780]

Letter from John Boylston (Bath) to Isaac Smith, Jr. asking him to visit and with news of a vacancy in the pulpit at Bath, 17 Jan. 1780

Letter from Isaac Smith to Isaac Smith, Jr. about John Adams's trip to Europe as peace minister and about family affairs, 18 Jan. 1780

Receipts from members of the Smith and Edwards families to Isaac Smith for disbursement of the residue of Samuel Edwards's estate, 19 Jan.-1 Feb. 1780

Receipt from William D. Cheever to Isaac Smith for disbursement of a portion of Samuel Edwards's estate, 29 Jan. 1780

Notation related to John Edwards's share of the estate of Samuel Edwards, 11 Feb. 1780

Receipts from members of the Smith family related to the settlement of Samuel Edwards's estate by his executor Isaac Smith, 18 Feb. 1780

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (Sidmouth) to Isaac Smith about his visit to John Boylston and his activities in England, 15 Mar. 1780

Letter from John Adams (Paris) to Isaac Smith about communications to him from America, 16 Mar. 1780

Letter from William Gorham (Gorham) to Isaac Smith about selling Eastern lands to John Boylston, 24 Mar. 1780

Draft of letter from Elizabeth Storer Smith to Isaac Smith, Jr. about Edward Gray's death and asking him to send her his miniature, 12 Apr. 1780

Letter from William Gorham (Gorham) to Isaac Smith about arrangements for the sale of Nova Scotia lands to John Boylston, 24 Apr. 1780

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, 27 Apr. 1780

Bill from James Carter to Isaac Smith for his daughter's tuition, 22 May 1780

Letter from Thomas Bee (Philadelphia) to Isaac Smith forwarding items from Thomas Smith of Charleston, 14 June 1780

Draft of letter from Isaac Smith (Boston) to Thomas Bee expressing concern for the Thomas Smith family at Charleston, [26 June 1780]

Letter from Thomas Bee (Philadelphia) to Isaac Smith about the whereabouts of his cousin Thomas Smith during the siege of Charleston and with news of his success in getting Congress to redress the injustice done to Capt. Duart, 10 July 1780

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, 18 July 1780

Letter from Isaac Smith (Boston) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about sending him money to supplement his income, with 24 July 1780 letter from Isaac Smith to Isaac Smith, Jr., 18 July 1780 [copy]

Letter from Isaac Smith (Boston) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about supplementing his income, with copy of 18 July 1780 letter from Isaac Smith to Isaac Smith, Jr., 24 July 1780

Letter from Jonathan Sewall (Bristol) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about news from America, Robert Temple, and the dark days in May, 25 Aug. 1780

Letter from Thomas Bee (Philadelphia) to Isaac Smith about the Loan Office not being able to pay on its certificates, 26 Sep. 1780

Letter from Elizabeth Storer Smith (Boston) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about the undependability of sending letters and with family news, 17 Oct. 1780

Deed from William Gorham to John Boylston, 2 Nov. 1780 [2 copies]

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (Sidmouth) to Isaac Smith about his ill health and news from England, 21 Nov. 1780

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, 21 Nov. 1780

Letter of condolence from Isaac Smith, Jr. (Sidmouth) to Mary Smith Gray Otis on the death of Edward Gray, 1 Jan. 1781

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (Sidmouth) to William Smith, 1 Jan. 1781

Letter from Elizabeth Storer Smith (Boston) to Isaac Smith, Jr. chiding him for not writing, 17 Jan. 1781

Letter from Isaac Smith (Boston) to William Bowden protesting the refusal of the New England Company to pay missionaries' salaries until the end of the war, 18 Jan. 1781

Letter from Isaac Smith (Boston) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about the affairs of the New England Company, 3 Feb. 1781

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, 7 Feb. 1781

Draft of 25 May 1781 letter from Elizabeth Storer Smith to Isaac Smith, Jr. about the prevalence of sickness and with news of friends traveling to England, 23 May 1781

Letter from Elizabeth Storer Smith (Boston) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about the prevalence of sickness and with news of friends traveling to England, 25 May 1781

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (Sidmouth) to Isaac Smith about the New England Company's payment of missionaries and his financial condition, 25 May 1781

Letter from Charles Storer (Helly Sound, Norway) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about his proposed travels in Europe, 19 July 1781

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, Aug. 1781

Draft of letter from Elizabeth Storer Smith to Isaac Smith, Jr. about family news and separations caused by the war, 7 Aug. 1781

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (Sidmouth) to Isaac Smith about the difficulty in sending letters, 19 Sep. 1781

Draft of 19 Dec. 1781 letter from Elizabeth Storer Smith to Isaac Smith, Jr. expressing her concern for his health and about Cornwallis's defeat, 7 Nov. 1781

Letter from Elizabeth Storer Smith (Boston) to Isaac Smith, Jr. expressing her concern for his health and about Mary Smith Gray Otis's engagement to Samuel A. Otis, 19 Dec. 1781

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, 7 Feb. 1782

Extracts of letters from [John Adams] (Hague) about peace negotiations, 17 June-2 July 1782

Copied by [Richard Cranch].

Deed of sale from Lucy Hodgetts, as administrator of her father John Proctor's estate, to Isaac Smith for property on Queen St., Boston, 3 July 1782

Deed of sale from Margaret Elliot to John Boit for Boston property, 8 July 1782

Letter from Elizabeth Storer Smith (Boston) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Rogers's visit to England, 8 July 1782

Boston tax bill of William Smith, 15 July 1782

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, 15 July 1782

Deed of sale from Perez Morton to John Boit for Boston land, 13 Aug. 1782

Power of attorney from John Boylston (Bristol) to Isaac Smith, 16 Aug. 1782

Witness certification by John Collard and approved by Henry Cruger, mayor of Bristol.

Draft of letter from Elizabeth Storer Smith to Isaac Smith, Jr. about her distress over his modest circumstances at Sidmouth, 9 Oct. 1782

Letter from Elizabeth Storer Smith (Boston) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about her distress over his modest circumstances at Sidmouth, 9 Oct. 1782

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (Sidmouth) to Elizabeth Storer Smith about his discouragement with his lengthy absence from home, 14 Oct. 1782

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (Sidmouth) to Isaac Smith about the difficulties of the dissenting ministers due to church apathy in England, 14 Oct. 1782

List by William Smith of articles to be obtained for friends and members of his family at Boston, [1783]

Bill from the Red Lion Inn (Rotherham, Yorkshire) to [William Smith] for food during his trip to England, [1783]

Draft of letter from [Elizabeth Storer Smith] to William Smith about the death of Rev. William Smith of Quincy, [1783]

Bill from the Rams-Head Inn (Dishley) to [William Smith] for dinner during his trip to England, [1783]

Collection of calling cards acquired by William Smith while on a trip to London and the continent, [1783-1784]

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (Sidmouth) to Elizabeth Storer Smith about the return of peace and his eagerness to return home, 7 Feb. 1783

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (Sidmouth) to Isaac Smith about his poor financial condition and the difficulty of repatriation, 7 Feb. 1783

Petition from Margaret Scott to the Massachusetts General Court related to the estate of her husband Daniel Scott, 17 Feb. 1783

Resolve of the General Court granting Margaret Scott permission to sell land belonging to the estate of her husband Daniel Scott, 17 Feb. 1783

Signed by John Hancock.

Deed of sale from Margaret Scott, as administrator of Daniel Scott's estate, to William Smith for property on Sudbury St., Boston, with copy of 17 Feb. 1783 resolve of the Massachusetts General Court granting her permission for the sale, 22 Feb. 1783

Deed of sale from Margaret Scott, as administrator of Daniel Scott's estate, to William Smith for land on Sudbury St., Boston, 24 Feb. 1783

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, 10 Mar. 1783

Memoranda by [Charles Storer] (St. Quentin) on feats of ingenuity and automatons exhibited at Paris, 11 Mar. 1783

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (Exeter) to Isaac Smith about the prospect of his returning to America, 18 Mar. 1783

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. to William Smith about his situation in England and the prospect of William Smith's trip to Holland, 16 Apr. 1783

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (Bristol) to Isaac Smith about the instability of affairs in England, 16 Apr. 1783

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (London) to Isaac Smith about Bostonians he has met in London, 28 Apr. 1783

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (London) to William Smith offering to stay in England during William Smith's trip to Europe, 28 Apr. 1783

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (London) to Mary Smith Gray Otis about obtaining books and a locket for her, 2 May 1783

Letter from Elizabeth Storer Smith (Boston) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about American animosity toward loyalists delaying his return home, 6 May 1783

Bill from Ebenezer Parsons for barrels of oil, 27 May 1783

Draft of letter from Elizabeth Storer Smith [Boston] to Isaac Smith, Jr. about the decline of religion in America, June [1783]

Letter from A. Winslow (Boston) to William Smith about a commission in London, 21 June 1783

Account of Ebenezer Parsons with William Smith, 22 June 1783

Letter from Isaac Smith (Boston) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about American resolves pertaining to loyalists and about William Smith's trip to Europe, 30 June 1783

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, July 1783

Note from Mercy Otis Warren (Milton) to [William] Smith about choosing and purchasing wallpaper for her room, 3 July 1783

Letter from Elizabeth Smith Hale (Boston) to William Smith about the activities of the Harvard College commencement, 25 July 1783

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, 25 July 1783

Letter from Elizabeth Storer Smith (Boston) to William Smith with parental advice, 25 July 1783

Letter from William Smith (London) to Isaac Smith about his voyage to England and news of relatives and friends there, 11 Aug. 1783

Deed of sale from John Boit to Perez Morton for property at Boston, 14 Aug. 1783

Bill to [William Smith] for laundry during his trip to England, 15 Aug. [1783]

Account of William Smith with Cox and Watson [London] for cash exchange during his trip to England, 16 Aug. [1783]

Letter from Thomas Smith (Charleston) to Isaac Smith about his family and the state of affairs at the close of the war, 19 Aug. 1783

Bill of exchange from Isaac Smith (Boston) on John Boylston in favor of Capt. Joseph Cordis for a donation for building a meeting house at Charlestown, 20 Aug. 1783

Note from Benjamin Franklin to Mr. Thaxter returning his bill of exchange, 30 Aug. 1783

Bill from Williams Tavern (Worcester, England) to [William Smith] for dinner during his trip to England, Sep. 1783

Bill from Oxford Inn (Exeter, England) to [William Smith] for lodging and food during his trip to England, 2-4 Sep. 1783

Bill from Birmingham (England) inn to [William Smith] for lodging and food during his trip to England, 12-13 Sep. 1783

Bill from Joseph Allanson (London) to William Smith for silk materials, 16 Sep. 1783 [2 copies]

Bill from Thomas and Alexander Longman (London) to William Smith for books, 19 Sep. 1783

Letters from [William Smith] (London) to Elizabeth Storer Smith and Elizabeth Smith Hale about his visit to Isaac Smith, Jr. at Sidmouth and the congregation there, 22 Sep. 1783

Letter from Isaac Smith (Boston) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about the death of Rev. William Smith, 23 Sep. 1783

Letter from Isaac Smith (Boston) to William Smith about business matters and the death of Rev. William Smith, 23 Sep. 1783

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (Sidmouth) to Elizabeth Storer Smith about William Smith's visit and his plan to return home in the spring, 24 Sep. 1783

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (Sidmouth) to Mary Smith Gray Otis about William Smith's visit to England, 30 Sep. 1783

Draft of letter from Elizabeth Storer Smith to Isaac Smith, Jr. about family news, 9 Oct. 1783

Letter from Elizabeth Storer Smith (Boston) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about family news, 9 Oct. 1783

Letter from Elizabeth Storer Smith (Boston) to William Smith about the death of Rev. William Smith, 9 Oct. 1783

Letter from Elizabeth Smith Hale (Boston) to William Smith describing the wedding of Phebe Jack to Mr. Dalton, 9 Oct. 1783

Receipted bill from Paris tailor M. Angenend to William Smith, 14 Oct. 1783

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (Sidmouth) to Rev. Samuel Cooper about literary matters and a suspended legacy for the benefit of Harvard College, 16 Oct. 1783

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (Sidmouth) to Isaac Smith with news of friends in England, 18 Oct. 1783

Account of William Smith with Duncan Ingraham, Jr. of Amsterdam, with enclosed bill of exchange, 29 Oct. [1783]

Letter from [John Adams] (London) to William Smith about receipt of his packets and his regret at the death of Rev. William Smith, 12 Nov. 1783

Letter from [Charles Storer] (St. Quentin) to William Smith with advice for his visit to Paris and what to wear on a visit to Benjamin Franklin and John Jay, 15 Nov. 1783

Letter from Elizabeth Smith Hale (Boston) to William Smith with news of sickness at Boston, 18 Nov. 1783

Letter from Isaac Smith (Boston) to William Smith about shipping matters and the prevalence of sickness at Boston, 18 Nov. 1783

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (Sidmouth) to William Smith advising him what to see in France and on personal financial matters, 19 Nov. 1783

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (Sidmouth) to Isaac Smith about his plans to leave Sidmouth, 19 Nov. 1783

Letter from Charles Storer (St. Quentin) to William Smith about his visit to Paris, 20-22 Nov. 1783

Bill from Debeche and Graff Co. (Paris) to William Smith for articles of clothing, 21 Nov. 1783

Letter from [Benjamin Franklin] (Passy) to William Smith about furnishing tickets for the first balloon ascension at Paris, 26 Nov. 1783

Record of the expenses of [William Smith] at London and Sidmouth on his trip to England, Dec. 1783-Mar. 1784

Letter from Charles Storer (St. Quentin) to William Smith about his visit to Paris and asking him to send a block of the aeronautical stamps, 8 Dec. 1783

Bill from Fitch and Angenend (Paris) to William Smith for tailoring, 14 Dec. 1783

Draft of letter from Elizabeth Storer Smith to Isaac Smith, Jr. about the decline of religion and Rev. Samuel Cooper's illness, 24 Dec. 1783

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (Sidmouth) to William Smith with travel directions for his visit, 27 Dec. 1783

Draft of message from [Isaac Smith] to members of the committee of Brattle Street Church about his position on Rev. Peter Thacher, [1784]

Record by Mark H. Wentworth of prices of masts, yards, and bowsprits, [1784]

Poem: "An Elegy Sacred to the Memory of the Rev. Samuel Cooper D.D.," by Phillis Wheatley, [1784] [copy]

Account of Isaac Smith with William Smith, 1784-1787

Draft of letter from [Elizabeth Storer Smith] to William Smith describing Rev. Samuel Cooper's funeral, 2 Jan. 1784

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (Sidmouth) to William Smith about his plans to leave England, 4 Jan. 1784

Receipt from John Carnes (Boston) to Timothy Newell for payment for filling the Brattle Street Church pulpit, 6 Jan. 1784

Receipt from John Arch [London] to William Smith for payment for The New London Price Current, published by George Harrison and Co., 12 Jan. 1784

Receipt from Judith Cooper to Isaac Smith for payment of Dr. Samuel Cooper's salary due prior to his death, in Samuel Cooper book of receipts to Isaac Smith for 1779-1784, 2-12 Feb. 1784

Drafts of letters from Elizabeth Storer Smith to Isaac Smith, Jr. and William Smith about the altered American attitude toward loyalists' return and personal articles sent to her from Europe, 9 Feb. [1784]

Receipt from Samuel Shuttlesworth (Boston) to Timothy Newell for payment for filling the pulpit at Brattle Street Church, with Newell's receipt to Isaac Smith for reimbursement, 9 Feb. 1784

Receipts from Timothy Newell to Isaac Smith for reimbursement of the minister fee to Samuel Shuttlesworth, 9 Feb.-1 Mar. 1784

Receipt from Samuel Shuttlesworth (Boston) to Timothy Newell for payment for filling the pulpit at Brattle Street Church, with Newell's receipt to Isaac Smith for reimbursement, 1 Mar. 1784

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (London) to Isaac Smith about plans for his voyage home, 9 Mar. 1784

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (London) to Elizabeth Storer Smith about resigning the ministry at Sidmouth and the plan for his voyage home, 9 Mar. 1784

Account of Isaac Smith, Jr. and William Smith with Joseph Waldo and Co. of London, 12 Mar. 1784

Bill from Francis Aberdein [London] to Isaac Smith for tailoring, 21 Mar. 1784

Record of the expenses of [William Smith] during his trip to England, Apr.-May 1784

Bill from William Wood [London] to [William Smith] for hairdressing, 2 Apr. 1784

Bill from William Keater [London] to [William] Smith for board, 8 Apr. 1784

Invitation from Escott (London) to William Smith to dine with him, 15 Apr. 1784

Receipt from Aaron Bancroft (Boston) to Timothy Newell for payment for filling the pulpit at Brattle Street Church, 16 Apr. 1784

Receipt from Judith Cooper (Boston) to Isaac Smith for payment of a grant from Brattle Street Church, 17 Apr. 1784

Letter from William Smith (London) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about political matters and meeting the Duchess of Devonshire soliciting votes, 17 Apr. 1784

Receipt from Mary Turell to Timothy Newell for payment for carpentry work for Samuel Bancroft, 17 Apr. 1784

Bill from William Wood [London] to [William Smith] for hairdressing, 5 May 1784

Letter from John Boylston (London) to Isaac Smith about Boylston family legacies and distributing his gift of books to those in frontier towns, 12 May 1784

Bill to [William Smith] for mending, 14 May 1784

Account of William Smith's expenses during his visit to London, 14-28 May [1784]

Receipt from Bezaliel Howard to Brattle Street Church for filling their pulpit, 25 May 1784

Bill from William Keater [London] to William Smith for board, 26 May 1784

Letter from Harrison Gray (London) to Isaac Smith about the depreciation of Massachusetts paper money, 28 May 1784

Typescript copy of letter in the Harrison Gray Otis papers (Ms. N-617; P-228).

Account of William Smith's expenses during his travels in England, 28 May-1 July [1784]

Bill from Holyhead (Wales) inn to William Smith during his trip to England, June 1784

Letter from Thomas Smith (Charleston) to Isaac Smith, 8 June 1784

Bill from Liverpool (England) inn to William Smith during his trip to England, 13-15 June 1784

Bill from General Totenham and Co. (Dublin) to William Smith for lodging and food during his trip to Ireland, 19-21 June 1784

Receipt from Judith Cooper (Boston) to Isaac Smith for payment of a Brattle Street Church grant, 7 July 1784

Bill from William Keater [London] to William Smith for lodging, 10 July 1784

Bill from Robert Thompson (London) to William Smith for hosiery, 17 July 1784

Bill from William Tutin [London] to William Smith for tailoring, 20 July 1784

Receipt from Thomas Thompson to Isaac Smith, 22 July 1784

Bill from John Wallis (London) to William Smith for maps, 23 July 1784

Bill from William and Joseph Robarts [London] to William Smith for bedding, 23 July 1784

Letter from James Otis (London) to William Smith about his wasted opportunities, 24 July 1784

Letter from Benjamin Hallowell (London) to Isaac Smith about the disposition of his affairs at Boston, 27 July 1784

Bill from Peck and Co. [London] to William Smith for millinery, 28 July 1784

Sketch map by Francis Tufts of Kennebec River property for Willis Hall of Milford, Aug. [1784]

Bill from Caleb Bingham (Boston) to Isaac Smith for tuition, 24 Aug. 1784

Receipt from Judith Cooper (Boston) to Isaac Smith for payment of a grant made by Brattle Street Church, 28 Aug. 1784

Boston tax bill of William Smith, 31 Aug. 1784

Letter from Charles Storer (London) to William Smith with news of his friends and activities at London, 31 Aug. 1784

Letter from Thomas Smith (Charleston) to Isaac Smith about the loss of shipments destined for Charleston, 6 Sep. 1784

Deed from Christopher Hodgkins to Isaac Smith, 13 Sep. 1784

Receipt from John Gray (Boston) to Isaac Smith for money belonging to Harrison Gray, 14 Sep. 1784

Letter from Charles Storer (London) to Isaac Smith relaying messages from John Adams and about the balloon ascension by Mr. Lunardi, 15 Sep. 1784

Receipt from Judith Cooper (Boston) to Isaac Smith for payment of a grant from Brattle Street Church, 4 Oct. 1784

Boston tax bill of William Smith, 31 Dec. 1784

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, 31 Dec. 1784

Letter from William Smith to Isaac Smith on business matters, [1785] [incomplete] [on reverse side: draft of letter from Isaac Smith about Abigail Adams]

Notice of William Smith's pew assessment by First Church, Boston, 9 Feb. 1785

Letter from Samuel Webster (Salisbury) to Samuel Tufts about medicinal properties of the bark of the male elm, 10 Mar. 1785

Letter from John Adams (Auteuil) to William Smith introducing Mr. Le Rey de Chaumont, 14 Apr. 1785

Letter from John Adams (Auteuil) to Isaac Smith about his appointment as minister to England, 6 May 1785

Letter from Abigail Adams (Auteuil) to Isaac Smith about the expense of being a diplomat, 8 May 1785

Letter from Abigail Adams (London) to Isaac Smith about the British attitude toward the United States, 30 June 1785

Deed of sale from John Codman, Jr. to William Smith for Boston property, July 1785

Extract from a journal describing a visit to Indian Old Town and a trip up the Penobscot River, with sketch plan of the river from the sea to the height of land, 18 July 1785

Copy in Photostat Collection.

Letter from Elizabeth Smith Hale (Haverhill) to Hannah Carter Smith about friends and activities at Haverhill, 18 Aug. [1785]

Letter from Abigail Adams (London) to Elizabeth Storer Smith about the bad manners of the English and about American refugees, 29 Aug. 1785

Boston tax bill of William Smith, 31 Aug. 1785

Boston tax bill of Isaac Smith, 31 Aug. 1785

Letter from John Adams to Isaac Smith about the whaling industry, 2 Sep. 1785

Letter from Elizabeth Smith Hale to Mary Smith Gray Otis about her visit to the Shaw family, 9 Sep. 1785

Letter from James Otis (Boston) to William Smith about his embarrassment at missing the sailing of his ship with his clothing aboard, 23 Dec. 1785

Draft of letter from [Isaac Smith] about the death of Elizabeth Storer Smith, [1786] [fragment]

Release from Isaac Smith (Boston) to Samuel A. Otis of James Otis's Barnstable property conveyed to him on 25 Aug. 1785, 1786 [copy]

Letter from Thomas Smith (Charleston) to Isaac Smith about family news, 8 Feb. 1786

Letter from John Boylston (Bath) to Isaac Smith directing him to settle some of his financial affairs, 15 Feb. 1786

Certificate of William Smith's membership in the Humane Society, 27 Feb. 1786

Letter from John Adams (London) to Isaac Smith about American policy toward the Barbary pirates, 12 Mar. 1786

Resolves of the Massachusetts General Court related to the garrison at Castle Island and the duties of the chaplain, 14-21 Mar. 1786 [copy]

Letter from Abigail Adams (London) to [Isaac Smith] about American negotiations with the Barbary pirates, 8 Apr. 1786

Letter from Abigail Adams (London) to [Isaac Smith] about histories by William Gordon and David Ramsey, 27 May 1786

Invitation from Thomas Russell to Isaac Smith, Jr. to attend the dinner at Bunker Hill to celebrate the opening of the Charlestown Bridge, 17 June 1786

Signed by A. Dexter.

Letter from Catharine L. Smith (Lincoln) to Isaac Smith about his prospective visit, 19 June 1786

Letter from John Adams (London) to Isaac Smith about economic conditions in Boston, 20 June 1786

Sermon by Peter Thacher on the death of Elizabeth Storer Smith, 2 July 1786

Letter from John Adams (London) to William Smith about the sugar trade and currency depreciation, 4 July 1786

Letter of condolence from Gideon Hawley (Mashpee) to Isaac Smith on the death of Elizabeth Storer Smith with news of emigrations from Nantucket, 6 July 1786

Letter of condolence from Stephen Codman (Falmouth) to Isaac Smith on the death of Elizabeth Storer Smith, 19 July 1786

Letter of condolence from Abigail Adams (London) to Isaac Smith, 31 July 1786

Boston tax bill of William Smith, 22 Aug. 1786

Prospectus by [William Smith] for the issuance of state bank bills, 8 Sep. 1786

Letter from William Smith (1746-1787) (Halifax, Vt.) to Isaac Smith asking for goods on credit, 28 Sep. 1786

Letter of condolence from Abigail Adams (London) to Isaac Smith, 16 Oct. 1786

Note from Peter Thacher to Elizabeth Smith Hale presenting her with a copy of his sermon preached at Elizabeth Storer Smith's 2 July 1786 funeral at Brattle Street Church, with manuscript copy of sermon, 23 Dec. 1786

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith about the announcement of their engagement, 24 Dec. 1786

Letter of condolence from Abigail Adams (London) to Isaac Smith, Jr., 30 Dec. 1786

1787-1797

Letter from an English friend to Isaac Smith, Jr. about Lindsey George Wallis's return to England to claim a bequest, [1787]

Memorandum from Elizabeth Smith Hale to William Smith about her approval of his choice of Hannah Carter Smith as his wife, [1787]

Draft of petition from Isaac Smith, Jr. to the Massachusetts General Court for restoration of citizenship, 1787

Letterbook of William Smith, 1787-1790

Book of accounts and inventories kept by William Smith as administrator of the estate of Isaac Smith, 1787-1791

Letter from Mary Smith Gray Otis (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith about her engagement to William Smith, 3 Jan. 1787

Letter from Elizabeth Smith Hale (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith about her engagement to William Smith, 3 Jan. 1787

Letter from John Hancock to the committee of Brattle Street Church resigning his membership, 17 Jan. 1787, with draft of reply from Isaac Smith to John Hancock about his allegations of being slighted by the committee, 18 Jan. 1787

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith about buying linens and materials for her, 18 Jan. 1787

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith about sending her linens and material for her approval, 24 Jan. 1787

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith about visiting her at Newburyport, 29 Jan. 1787

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith about obtaining drapery and chair-covering material at Boston, 18 Feb. 1787

Letter from Abigail Adams (London) to Isaac Smith about Shays' Rebellion and English attitudes toward America, 12 Mar. 1787

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith with prices for silver articles obtainable from Boston silversmith Nathaniel Austin, 14 Mar. 1787

Memorandum by the Massachusetts treasurer of a warrant lodged by a member of the Smith family on 10 Feb. 1786, 17 Mar. 1787

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith offering to procure silver for her at Boston, 18 Mar. 1787

Letter from John Hancock (Boston) to Isaac Smith about selling his pew in Brattle Street Church, 19 Mar. 1787, with draft of reply from Isaac Smith to John Hancock, 20 Mar. 1787

Account of Isaac Smith with William Smith for 1784-1787, 12 Apr. 1787

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith about the Boston fire, 22 Apr. 1787

Letter from John Boylston (Bath) to Isaac Smith about the conduct of his financial affairs, 18 May 1787

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith about their forthcoming wedding, 27 May 1787

Letter from William Lane (London) to Isaac Smith about the decision of the New England Company to cease its activities within American territory, 5 June 1787

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith about the Smith family plans to attend their wedding, 8 June 1787

Letter from Gideon Hawley (Mashpee) to Isaac Smith about his missionary work with the Indians, 11 June 1787

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith about his trip to Boston from Newburyport, 24 June 1787

Deed from Nathaniel Tracy to Isaac Smith, 26 June 1787

Deed of sale from Nathaniel Tracy (Newburyport) to William Smith for property at Pownalborough, 26 June 1787

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith about setting up in their own house, 27 June 1787

Bill from Nathaniel Austin (Boston) to William Smith for silver, 28 June 1787

Letter from John Boylston (Biddeford) to Isaac Smith about a ship engaged in the lumber trade, 5 July 1787

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith about plans to move into Mr. Gore's house, 5 July 1787

Receipt from Mary Minot (Boston) to Isaac Smith for payment of John Boylston's gift, 20 July 1787

Receipt from Benjamin Edes and Son (Boston) to William Thompson for payment for lottery tickets benefiting Dortmund Orphanage, 2 Aug. 1787

Letter from Gideon Hawley (Mashpee) to Isaac Smith submitting his account for services as missionary to the Indians, 6 Aug. 1787

Account from Gideon Hawley to the New England Company commissioners in London for services as missionary to the Indians for 1775-1786, with 6 Aug. 1787 letter from Gideon Hawley to Isaac Smith, 6 Aug. 1787 [2 copies]

Letter from Gideon Hawley (Mashpee) to Isaac Smith about emigration from Nantucket becoming stabilized and about Samuel Gilbert, 15 Aug. 1787

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith about his father's illness, 2 Oct. 1787

Will of Isaac Smith, 6 Oct. 1787 [3 copies]

Death notice of Isaac Smith, 20 Oct. 1787 [copy]

Inventory of the household goods and books in Isaac Smith's estate, [Nov. 1787] [with one copy]

Inventory of Isaac Smith's estate, 4 Dec. 1787

Account by Russell and Clap of the 15 Nov. 1787 auction of household goods in the estate of Isaac Smith, 20 Dec. 1787

Record by [William Smith] of his share of household goods in the division of Isaac Smith's estate, with memorandum of Mary Smith Gray Otis's list of goods, [1788]

Account by [William Smith] of the division of Isaac Smith's silver plate in the settlement of his estate, [1788]

Account by [William Smith] related to the settlement of Isaac Smith's estate, [1788]

Record of taxes paid on real estate at Buckland in the settlement of Isaac Smith's estate, with deed from Thomas Stearns, 1788-1793

Letter from Joshua Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith and Hannah Carter Smith about the arrival of their son, 28 Apr. 1788

Memorandum by [William Smith] related to the conveyance of Isaac Smith's land, [13 May 1788]

Release from Samuel A. Otis to William Smith for the settlement of Isaac Smith's estate, with Mary Smith Gray Otis, Isaac Smith, Jr., and Elizabeth Smith Hale, 13 May 1788

Agreement of [William Smith] with Samuel A. Otis related to the settlement of Isaac Smith's estate, 3 June 1788

Letter from Abigail Adams Smith (New York) to William Smith thanking him for his kindness to her and her parents, 22 June 1788

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith about friends at Boston, 3 July 1788

Letter from Thomas Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith with family news, 15 Dec. 1788

Letter from [Mary Carter] to her sister Hannah Carter Smith with family news, 20 Apr. 1789

Letter from Thomas Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith about buying a ship, 29 May 1789

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Nathaniel Carter announcing the birth of his daughter, 19 July 1789

Letter from Abigail Adams Smith to Hannah Carter Smith, 19 July 1789

Letter from George Storer (New York) to William Smith asking about opportunities to go into business in Boston, 25 Aug. 1789

Draft of letter from [William Smith] (Boston) to Daniel Dickson on a business matter, enclosed with 27 Aug. 1789 draft of letter from William Smith to Francis Green, 26 Aug. 1789

Draft of letter from William Smith (Boston) to Francis Green about settling Daniel Dickson's account, enclosing 26 Aug. 1789 letter from [William Smith] to Daniel Dickson, 27 Aug. 1789

Letter from Ebenezer Austin to William Smith about a loan on his mother's note, 29 Oct. 1789

Letter from Samuel Dana (Groton) to William Smith about paying a debt owed by his father for serving a writ, 30 Oct. 1789

Letter from Alexander Hamilton (New York) to William Smith, secretary of the Marine Society, 30 Nov. 1789

Letter from Thomas Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith about settling a matter with John Standford, with added note from Joshua Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith about the prices of state notes and indentures quoted at Boston, 21 Dec. 1789

Memorandum by [William Smith] on prices of state notes, etc., [25 Dec. 1789]

Letter from Silas Ewers (Pownalborough) to William Smith about loading his ship with timber, 26 Dec. 1789

Letter from Abigail Beck (Newburyport) to Hannah Carter Smith about her daughter's activities while visiting, [179-]

Letter from Abigail Beck to Hannah Carter Smith about the prevalence of sickness at Newburyport, [179-]

Letter from Hannah Carter Smith to [Abigail Adams Smith], [179-]

Letter from Samuel A. Otis (New York) to William Smith about the prospects of a funding proposal and speculation on it, 27 Feb. 1790

Survey by Asa Redington (Winslow, Me.) of land in Winslow for William Smith at the direction of Capt. Samuel Grant, 1 Apr. 1790

Instructions from David Bradlee (Boston) to Moses Barnard about a shipment of Madeira, 13 May 1790

Letter from Joshua Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith about Smith's ship under construction, 14 May 1790

Receipt to the estate of Isaac Smith for payment of Buckland, Mass., taxes for 1788-1789, 28 June 1790

Receipt from Samuel Taylor (Boston) to William Smith for Buckland, Mass., taxes owed by the estate of Isaac Smith, 28 June 1790

Letter from Joshua Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith about leasing his store and wharf at Wiscasset Point, 16 Aug. 1790

Description and survey of land in Winslow, Me., for William Smith, with surveyor's bill and receipt from Samuel Grant (Pittston) to William Smith, 2 Sep. 1790

Account of William Smith for the settlement of Isaac Smith's estate, 30 Sep. 1790

Letter from Mary Smith Gray Otis (Rye, N.Y.) to Hannah Carter Smith describing their trip from Boston, 9 Oct. 1790

Letter from Hannah Carter Smith (Boston) to Mary Smith Gray Otis on family news, 6 Nov. 1790

Letter from William Cowell (Essequibo, British Guiana) to Stephen Gorham and William Smith, owners of the Romulus, about his trading voyage to Essequibo with a cargo of fish, 4 Jan. 1791

Dinner invitation from William and Hannah Carter Smith to the Codman family, 11 Jan. 1791

Letter from William Cowell (Essequibo, British Guiana) to Stephen Gorham and William Smith about the condition of his cargo of fish and beef on arrival in British Guiana, 21 Jan. 1791

Letter from William Cowell (Essequibo, British Guiana) to Stephen Gorham and William Smith about trading excursions to the plantations, 27 Jan. 1791

Invitation from William Smith to Dr. Warren to dine with him, 29 Jan. 1791

Letter from William Cowell (Essequibo, British Guiana) to Stephen Gorham and William Smith about competition from Capt. Loring in selling his cargo of fish, 31 Jan. 1791

Letter from Elizabeth Smith Hale (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith with sympathy on the death of her mother Mrs. Nathaniel Carter, 19 Feb. 1791

Letter from William Cowell (Essequibo River) to Stephen Gorham and William Smith about the sale of cargo from their ship Sukey, 21 Feb. 1791

Letter from [Mary Carter] to her sister Hannah Carter Smith about her ill health, 27 Feb.-1 Mar. 1791

Letter from Hannah Carter Smith (Boston) to Mary Smith Gray Otis asking her to price mourning lockets at Philadelphia, 2 Mar. 1791

Letter from Nathaniel Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith on financial matters, 7 Mar. 1791

Letter from Peckham Howland (Martinique) to Stephen Gorham and William Smith about the voyage of the Sukey and disposal of her cargo of fish and beef, 7 Mar. 1791

Letter from Mary Smith Gray Otis (Philadelphia) to Hannah Carter Smith about the design and execution of mourning pins by Anthony at Philadelphia, 15 Mar. 1791

Letter from John Thaxter (Haverhill) to William Smith proposing James Duncan, Jr. for the post of inspector under the supervisor of excise and import, 23 Mar. 1791

Letter from Nathaniel Carter (Newburyport) to Nathaniel Appleton about funding state notes, 30 Mar. 1791

Letter from Hannah Carter Smith (Boston) to Mary Smith Gray Otis about the design for her mourning pins, 17 Apr. 1791

Deed from John Hay to William Smith, 7 May 1791

Letter from James Freeman (Boston), 9 May 1791

Letter from Mary Smith Gray Otis (Philadelphia) to Hannah Carter Smith about Abigail Adams's popularity at Philadelphia and the difficulty in getting good servants, 10 May 1791

Deed from Samuel Cobb, Arnold Welles, Jr., and Abijah and Elizabeth Scott Cheever to William Smith for property at Boston conveyed by the heirs of Daniel Scott, 17 May 1791

Letter from Ebenezer Kent (Watertown) to William Smith asking him to use his influence to help Kent receive the appointment of inspector under the supervisor of excise and import, 17 May 1791

Letter from Nathaniel Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith about a financial transaction, 1 June 1791

Letter from Joshua Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith about buying a ship, 10 June 1791

Letter from Nathaniel Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith about an investment, 16 June 1791

Letter from Nathaniel Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith about a financial matter, 23-24 June 1791

Letter from Joshua Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith about collecting money owed to him by T. K. Jones, 25 June 1791

Letter from Joshua Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith about a sale of tar to the Board of War, 27 June 1791

Letter from William Smith to Nathaniel Carter announcing the birth of his daughter, [29 June] 1791

Release from Elizabeth Smith Hale to William Smith for settlement of Isaac Smith's estate, 3 Aug. 1791

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (Byfield) to William Smith about pupils in his school, 30 Aug. 1791

Letter from Samuel Cutts (Portsmouth) to William Smith about a trading venture to Bordeaux, 5 Sep. 1791

Letter from Elizabeth Smith Shaw Peabody (Haverhill) to Hannah Carter Smith accompanying a gift of yarn, 26 Sep. 1791

Letter from Elizabeth Smith Hale (New York) to Hannah Carter Smith describing her trip to New York, 26 Sep. 1791

Letter from Joshua Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith about orders governing the arrival of his ship, 12 Oct. 1791

Letter from Elizabeth Smith Hale (Philadelphia) to Hannah Carter Smith about buying materials for her, 20 Oct. 1791

Letter from Elizabeth Smith Hale (Philadelphia) to Hannah Carter Smith describing her visit to Philadelphia and her impression of George and Martha Washington, 26 Oct. 1791

Letter from Roby and Cruft (Pownalborough) to William Smith about securing a cargo of timber for his ship Diana, 31 Oct. 1791

Letter from [Elizabeth Smith Hale] (Philadelphia) to Hannah Carter Smith about her activities during a visit to Philadelphia, 3 Nov. 1791

Letter from Joshua Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith about the purchase of oak plank, 25 Nov. 1791

Letter from Elizabeth Smith Hale (Philadelphia) to Hannah Carter Smith about friends and relatives at Philadelphia and the current dress fashions, 4 Dec. 1791

Letter from Nathaniel Carter, Jr. (Newburyport) to William Smith, 10 Dec. 1791

Letter from Elizabeth Smith Hale (Philadelphia) to Hannah Carter Smith describing her activities at Philadelphia, the Adams' party, and their plan to move into a house, 18 Dec. 1791

Letter from Thomas Carter (Charleston) to William Smith on business matters, 23 Dec. 1791

Letter from Nathaniel Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith about a financial matter, 24 Dec. 1791

Memorandum from Nathaniel Carter, Jr. to William Smith about Capt. Prescott's freight bill, 30 Dec. 1791

Letter from Elizabeth Smith Hale (Philadelphia) to Hannah Carter Smith describing social activities at Philadelphia and relaying John Adams's message about Morocco, 4 Feb. 1792

Deed of sale from James Taylor (Liverpool) to John Dawson for the ship Abby, 6 Feb. 1792

Receipt from Samuel Taylor (Boston) to William Smith for payment of Buckland, Mass., taxes, 6 Feb. 1792

Letter from Nathaniel Carter, Jr. (Newburyport) to William Smith about a financial matter, 10 Feb. 1792

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (Byfield) to Hannah Carter Smith describing his trip from Boston and activities at his school, 15 Feb. 1792

Letter from E. Apthorp (Boston) to Elizabeth Smith [Hale], 17 Feb. 1792

Letter from Elizabeth Smith Hale (Philadelphia) to Hannah Carter Smith describing the Washington birthday celebrations, 23 Feb. 1792

Letter from Samuel A. Otis (Philadelphia) to William Smith about the restrictive Boston tax and Abigail Adams's illness, 1 Mar. 1792

Letter from Silas Lee (Wiscasset) to William Smith about the proposed sale of his land and the death of their client John Bishop, 2 Mar. 1792

Letter from John Dean (New York) to William Smith introducing Francis Coppinger, buyer of masts and spars for shipment to France, 3 Mar. 1792

Letter from Elizabeth Smith Hale (Philadelphia) to Hannah Carter Smith about Abigail Adams's recovery and news of social matters, 29 Mar. 1792

Letter from Elizabeth Smith Hale (Philadelphia) to Hannah Carter Smith with family news, 23 Apr. 1792, with postscript from William Smith to Hannah Carter Smith about the arrival at Boston of John and Abigail Adams, 15 May 1792

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith with Boston gossip, 17 May 1792

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith about news of the Adams family and his visit to Braintree, 20 May 1792

Letter from Elizabeth Smith Hale (Philadelphia) to Hannah Carter Smith about the cessation of social life in Philadelphia and her friendship with Martha Washington, 23 May 1792

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith, 25 May 1792

Letter from Elizabeth Smith Hale (Philadelphia) to Hannah Carter Smith about plans to return to Boston, 27 May 1792

Letter from Silas Lee (Wiscasset) to William Smith about the suit against John Winthrop's estate, 2 July 1792

Letter from Silas Lee (Wiscasset) to William Smith about disposition of his lands at Pownalborough, 3 Aug. 1792

Letter from Mary Carter (Newburyport) to Hannah Carter Smith about her trip to Portland, 12 Sep. 1792

Letter from Joseph Wales (Boston) to William Smith about the unsatisfactory care of his ward William Smith, Jr., Nov. 1792

Letter from William Smith, Jr. (Boston) to William Smith asking his pardon in a misunderstanding, 14 Nov. 1792

Draft of letter from William Smith to William Smith, Jr. dismissing him from his care, 14 Nov. 1792

Letter from John Dawson (Liverpool) to John Montgomery and Co. about shipping slaves and rum, enclosed with 3 June 1793 letter from John Ashley to John Montgomery and Co., 24 Nov. 1792

Letter from Mary Smith Gray Otis (Philadelphia) to Hannah Carter Smith about the birth of her son and other family matters, 25 Nov. 1792

Bill of exchange from [William Smith] on Peter Berthon of London in favor of Nathan Frazier and Son, 7 Dec. 1792

Plot sketches by William Smith showing his property at Buckland, Mass., [1793]

Letter from Silas Lee (Wiscasset) to William Smith about his suit against the estate of John Bishop coming before the court at Hallowell, 1 Jan. 1793

Letter from Theophilus Parsons (Newburyport) to William Smith about a case illustrating the status of poor laws, 31 Jan. 1793

Receipt to the estate of Isaac Smith for payment of Buckland, Mass., taxes for 1791, 31 Jan. 1793

Receipt to the estate of Isaac Smith for payment of Buckland, Mass., taxes for 1792, 31 Jan. 1793

Letter from Elizabeth Smith Hale (Quincy) to Mary Smith Gray Otis during her visit to Abigail Adams, 1 Feb. [1793]

Receipt to the estate of Isaac Smith for payment of Buckland, Mass., taxes for 1790, 28 Feb. 1793

Letter from Mary Carter to Hannah Carter Smith with news of friends at Newburyport, 12 May 1793

Draft of letter from John Ashley (Badagry, Gold Coast) to John Dawson of Liverpool about sending his ship Abby to Boston for a cargo of rum and plans for loading the American Hero, 2 June 1793

Letter from John Ashley (Badagry, Gold Coast) to John Montgomery and Co. about sending the Abby to pick up a cargo of rum, enclosed with 24 Nov. 1792 letter from John Dawson to John Montgomery and Co., 3 June 1793

Protest of William Smith's 7 Dec. 1792 bill of exchange on Peter Berthon for the order of Nathan Frazier and Son, 3 June 1793

Letter from Lemuel Taylor (Buckland) to William Smith agreeing to buy his land, 19 Aug. 1793

Account of William Smith with Nathan Frazier and Son, 4-10 Sep. 1793

Letter from John Montgomery (Cadiz) to William Smith on business matters, enclosing bill of exchange, 8 Sep. 1793

Letter from Joseph W. Winter (Portland) to John Montgomery and Co. about the seizure of his ship Abby at Portland, 18 Sep. 1793

Instrument of protest by Capt. Joseph W. Winter against the seizure of his ship, the brigantine Abby, by the collector of customs at Portland, with specifications of the ship's masts and spars, 19 Sep. 1793

Bill from R. Thorn (London) to William Smith for making cloaks, 19 Sep. 1793

Register of ownership of the ship Abby for 1789-1793, 28 Sep. 1793 [copy]

Opinion by John Quincy Adams related to payment of the seamen of the seized ship Abby, addressed to William Smith, [Oct. 1793]

Letter from Joseph W. Winter (Portland) to [William Smith] asking him to get a legal opinion from John Quincy Adams related to payment of the seamen of the seized ship Abby, 2 Oct. 1793

Letter from Ebenezer Preble (Portland) to William Smith about the disposition of the seized ship Abby, 3 Oct. 1793

Letter from Abigail Adams Smith (New York) to Hannah Carter Smith about the smallpox epidemic at Philadelphia, 12 Oct. 1793

Account of Isaac Smith, Jr. with William Smith, 15 Oct. 1793

Letter from Joseph W. Winter (Portland) to George Hammond about difficulties with United States authorities over the brigantine Abby, 10 Dec. 1793

Deed of sale from Joseph W. Winter (Portland) to William Smith for the brigantine Abby, 11 Dec. 1793

Receipt to William Smith for payment of Buckland, Mass., property tax, 18 Dec. 1793

Articles of agreement of [John Bishop] and William Smith to underwrite Samuel Snelling's sugar refinery at Boston, 1794 [2 copies]

Instrument of protest by John Frothingham against the Portland customs collector for refusing to deliver the register of the ship Abby to Joseph Winter, 4 Jan. 1794

Notary's deposition signed by Joseph W. Winter.

Receipt from George Burroughs (Boston) to William Smith for the purchase of shares of stock, 13 Jan. 1794

Sailing orders from William Smith (Boston) to Capt. William M. McNeill for a voyage to Anamaboa as master of the brigantine Abby, 7 Feb. 1794

Drafts of letter from [William Smith] (Boston) to John Ashley about a trading expedition to the Gold Coast by the brigantine Abby, 7 Feb. 1794

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Joseph Winter authorizing him to act as his agent on a trading expedition to the Gold Coast aboard the brigantine Abby, 7 Feb. 1794

Invoice by William Smith of the cargo of the brigantine Abby, 7 Feb. 1794

Bill of lading from William M. McNeill for cargo shipped aboard the Abby by William Smith, 8 Feb. 1794

Account of William Smith with John Dawson, owner of the brigantine Abby, 15 Feb. 1794

Agreement by Joseph W. Winter to act as agent for William Smith in the sale of rum shipped to Africa aboard the ship Abby, 15 Feb. 1794 [draft and original copy]

Letter from Mary Smith Gray Otis (Philadelphia) to Hannah Carter Smith about having jewelry made at Anthony's workshop, 20 Feb. 1794

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith about family news, 6 May 1794

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith about the treatment of Americans detained in Europe, 8 May 1794

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith with instructions for her trip home from Newburyport, 11 May 1794

Letter from Mary Smith Gray Otis (Philadelphia) to Hannah Carter Smith about the possibility of returning to Boston, 14 May 1794

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to John Dawson about the affairs of the brigantine Abby, 11 June 1794

Letter from Robert Emery (New York) to William Smith about trading with French ports, July 1794

Bond from John Dawson (Trinidada) indemnifying William Smith and Capt. William M. McNeill in actions related to the brigantine Abby, 20 Aug. 1794

Letter from Samuel Walker (Haverhill) to William Smith about paying his assessment on the Haverhill Bridge, enclosed with receipt for payment of the assessment, 9 Sep. 1794

Letter from Elizabeth Smith Hale to Hannah Carter Smith describing her trip to New York, 5 Oct. 1794

Receipt from Susanna Brooks (Medford) to William Smith for board for Isaac Smith III, 7 Nov. 1794

Letter from Elizabeth Smith Hale (Philadelphia) to Hannah Carter Smith about President Washington's address and her activities at Philadelphia, 4 Dec. 1794

Drafts of letters from William Smith to Joseph Winter and William McNeill about trading ventures, 23 Dec. 1794

Letter from Mary Smith Gray Otis (Philadelphia) to Hannah Carter Smith about her health, 25 Dec. 1794

Letter from Elizabeth Smith Hale (Philadelphia) to Hannah Carter Smith describing her activities at Philadelphia, 26 Dec. 1794

Letter from Elizabeth Smith Hale (Philadelphia) to Hannah Carter Smith about the birth of a daughter to Samuel A. Otis and Mary Smith Gray Otis, 27 Dec. 1794

Receipt for subscription in the Merrimack River Proprietors of Locks and Canals, [1795]

Bill from Leonard's Tavern, Palmer, Mass., 1795

Bill from Hadley, Mass., tavern, 1795

Bill from Hitchcock's Stage Tavern, Brookfield, Mass., receipted by D. Hitchcock, 1795

Letter from Fulwar Skipwith (Paris) to Capt. Ebenezer Hoyt about regulations related to payment for delivery of the cargo of the ship Friendship, 8 Jan. 1795

Receipt to the estate of Isaac Smith for payment of Buckland, Mass., property taxes, 9 Jan. 1795

Letter from Elizabeth Smith Hale (Philadelphia) to Hannah Carter Smith about the christening of Samuel Otis's daughter Mary, 12 Jan. 1795

Letter from Elizabeth Smith Hale (Philadelphia) to Hannah Carter Smith about her activities at Philadelphia and family news, 24 Jan. 1795

Account of William Smith with Martha Babcock for Adam Babcock's losses of cargo on the ships Enterprise and Dispatch, with receipt by Benjamin Greene, Jr., 30 Jan. 1795

Letter from Elizabeth Smith Hale (Philadelphia) to Hannah Carter Smith with news of the social activities at Philadelphia, 7 Feb. 1795

Extract of letter from G. Charrier (Paris) to the Agency of Commerce at Rochefort regarding payment for freight and demurrage for flour delivered by the ship Friendship, Ebenezer Hoyt, master, 20 Feb. 1795

Letter from Fulwar Skipwith (Paris) to Ebenezer Hoyt about the complexities of the French system of payment for a cargo of flour delivered by the Friendship, 26 Feb. 1795

Letter from Elizabeth Smith Hale (Philadelphia) to Hannah Carter Smith describing social activities at Philadelphia and a reception for Gen. Washington, 26 Feb. 1795

Letter from Fulwar Skipwith (Paris) to Ebenezer Hoyt about his help in expediting his payment by the French government, 9 Mar. 1795

Letter from George Combe (Paris) to Ebenezer Hoyt about French payment for flour delivered by the ship Friendship, 15 Mar. 1795 [translation]

Letter from Elizabeth Smith Hale (Philadelphia) to Hannah Carter Smith with news of friends at Philadelphia, 25 Mar. 1795

Letter from Elizabeth Smith Hale (Philadelphia) to William Smith about John Adams's activities at Philadelphia, 30 Mar. 1795

Authorization by the French Supply Commission for payment to Ebenezer Hoyt for a cargo of flour delivered by the Friendship, 3 Apr. 1795

Letter from Fulwar Skipwith (Paris) to Ebenezer Hoyt excusing the inefficiencies of the French bureaucracy, 3 Apr. 1795

Letter from Ebenezer Hoyt (Rochefort) to Thomas Dickason and Co. on business matters, 20 Apr. 1795

Letter from Thomas Carter (Charleston) to William Smith about markets at Charleston during a trading voyage to the West Indies, enclosed with 27 Apr. 1795 bill of exchange from Crocker and Sturgis, 27 Apr. 1795

Bill of exchange from Crocker and Sturgis (Charleston) on Russell Sturgis in favor of Thomas Carter, enclosed with 27 Apr. 1795 letter from Thomas Carter to William Smith, 27 Apr. 1795

Letter from Elizabeth Smith Hale (Philadelphia) to Hannah Carter Smith speculating on the marriage prospects of Isaac Smith [III], 16 May 1795

Letter from George Meade (Philadelphia) to William Smith about accepting Henry Knox's drafts, 27 May 1795

Letter from Fulwar Skipwith (Paris) to Ebenezer Hoyt about options for reimbursement by the French government and rates of exchange, 30 May 1795

Receipt to William Smith for payment of the proprietors' assessment of the Middlesex Canal, June 1795

Letter from Ebenezer Hoyt (Rochefort) to Fulwar Skipwith on business matters, 6 June 1795

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith about his activities at Boston, 7 June 1795

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith describing repairs to their Boston house, 11 June 1795

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith about arrangements for her return to Boston by stage and about Jonathan Freeman's possible loss at sea, 14 June 1795

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith about plans for her return to Boston, 16 June 1795

Letter from George Meade (Philadelphia) to William Smith refusing to reimburse him for Henry Knox's drafts and canceling his deal, 29 June 1795

Receipt from Thomas Fobes (Boston) for assessment of the Middlesex Canal, 2 July 1795

Letter from George Meade (Philadelphia) to William Smith about informing Henry Knox that his drafts may not be drawn on them, 13 July 1795

Receipt from William P. Blake (Boston) to William Smith for payment for an encyclopedia, 30 July 1795

Bill from Ziphion Thayer (Boston) to William Smith, 4 Aug. 1795

Record by William Smith of real estate purchased at Boston, Oct. 1795

"Note of goods exported to America in 1796," 1796

Receipt to William Smith for payment of the proprietors' assessment of Middlesex Canal, Mar. 1796

Receipt from Lydia Clarke to William Smith for payment of John Wise's tuition, 14 Mar. 1796

Letter from William Smith to Hannah Carter Smith about the progress of the work on their house and family news, [Apr. 1796]

Letter from Abigail Adams (Quincy) to William Smith about cashing her note and about Smith's business misfortune at New York, 13 Apr. 1796

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith about redecorating their house, 27 Apr. 1796

Letter from Elizabeth Smith Hale (Portsmouth) to Hannah Carter Smith about her activities and friends at Portsmouth, 16 May 1796

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Nathaniel Carter announcing the birth of a son, 14 July 1796

Account of William Smith with Thomas Dickason and Co. of London for a shipment on board the Galen, 25 July 1796

Receipt from Abigail Saltmarsh (Boston) to William Smith for payment of the interest on his note, 14 Sep. 1796

Ticket of admission of Hannah Carter Smith to the Federal Street Assemblies, Oct. 1796

Release from Samuel A. Otis (Boston) to William Smith for settlement of Isaac Smith's estate in the interest of Mary Smith Gray Otis, 20 Oct. 1796

Season ticket of Elizabeth Smith Hale to the Federal Street Assemblies, 20 Oct. 1796

Invoice of Thomas Carter Smith for merchandise shipped to Buenos Aires on board the brigantine Romp, [1797]

Account of William Smith with Isaac Smith, Jr. for interest on notes, 21 Jan. 1797

Letter from Joshua Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith about shipping matters, 7 Feb. 1797

Deed of sale from John Boit to John Duballet for property at Boston, 16 Feb. 1797

Bond from John Boit (Boston) to John Duballet, 16 Feb. 1797, with discharge from John Duballet to Henry Boit as administrator of his estate, 2 June 1801, and reassignment of bond from Henry Boit to Tristram Barnard, 3 June 1801

Letter from Joshua Carter (Newburyport) to his sister Hannah Carter Smith announcing the birth of a son, 28 Mar. 1797

Receipt and plan of land in Charlestown sold to William Smith by the administrators of Isaac Mallet's estate, 12 Apr. 1797

Deed of sale of property at Charlestown sold to William Smith by the administrators of Isaac Mallet's estate, 12 Apr. 1797

Letter from Thomas Carter (Charleston) to William Smith about his unsuccessful trading voyage, 21 Apr. 1797

Letter from Abigail Adams (Quincy) to William Smith about changing her plans because of the death of her mother, 21 Apr. 1797

Letter from Mary Smith Cranch (Quincy) to William Smith asking for money on her account, 22 Apr. 1797

Deposition of Edward Cruft related to the transfer of a land deed from George Tyler to William Smith, 22 Apr. 1797

Letter from Hannah Carter Smith (Boston) to William Smith on personal matters, with added letter from William Smith, Jr. to William Smith and draft of William Smith's reply, 17 May 1797

Letter from Joshua Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith on shipping matters and requesting a quantity of live poplar trees, 1 June 1797

Letter from Joshua Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith on money matters, 5 June 1797

Letter from Joshua Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith about cashing his bill of exchange, 7 June 1797

Letter from Abigail Adams (Philadelphia) to William Smith about politics, 10 June 1797

Letter from Joshua Carter (Newbury) to William Smith about ships' arrivals and French privateer activity, 17 June 1797

Letter from Henry Baynham (Willsboro, N.Y.) to Isaac Smith [Jr.] about his moving to the United States, 20 June 1797

Letter from Samuel A. Otis (Philadelphia) to William Smith about politics, 24 June 1797

Letter from Joshua Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith about shipping activity, 26 June 1797

Letter from Abigail Adams (Philadelphia) to William Smith about foreign affairs, 1 July 1797

Letter from Edward Cutts (Portsmouth) to William Smith about the birth of his son, 7 July 1797

Letter from Abigail Adams (Philadelphia) to William Smith about the many responsibilities of the presidency preventing their trip to Quincy and about her appraisal of Elbridge Gerry, 9 July 1797

Letter from Abigail Adams (Philadelphia) to William Smith about foreign affairs and a personal financial transaction with Gen. Lincoln, 11 July 1797

Letter from Abigail Adams (Philadelphia) to William Smith about arming the merchant fleet and plans for a trip to Massachusetts, 19 July 1797

Letter from Abigail Adams (East Chester) to William Smith about returning to Quincy, 29 July 1797

Letter from Joshua Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith about their shipping accounts, 2 Aug. 1797

Letter from Joshua Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith about shipping schedules, 13 Aug. 1797

Letter from Henry Baynham (Willsboro, N.Y.) to Isaac Smith [Jr.] describing the town and his attempt to start a ministry there, 30 Aug. 1797

Bill from Nathaniel Austin (Boston) to William Smith for silver, 30 Aug. 1797

Letter from Joshua Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith questioning Capt. Pierson's accounts for a voyage from Lisbon to Boston in the American Eagle, 5 Sep. 1797

Letter from Samuel A. Otis to William Smith about the epidemic in Philadelphia, 12 Sep. 1797

Letter from Joshua Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith about activities at Newburyport and family news, 14 Sep. 1797

Letter from Abigail Adams (East Chester) to William Smith about her daughter Abigail Adams Smith's depression and the New York reception for the president, 23 Oct. 1797

Deed of sale from Tristram Barnard to Moses Barnard for land at Boston, 23 Oct. 1797

Letter from Abigail Beck (Newburyport) to Hannah Carter Smith about dressmaking, 24 Oct. [1797]

Letter from Joshua Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith on shipping matters, 24 Oct. 1797

Letter from Samuel A. Otis (Philadelphia) to William Smith about a convening of Congress and the abatement of the yellow fever epidemic, 12 Nov. 1797

Bill from Ebenezer Moulton to William Smith for silver, 15 Nov. 1797

Agreement of Marston Watson with David Sears and Tristram Barnard, owners of the ship Charles, related to a trading voyage to the Far East, 18 Nov. 1797 [copy]

Letter from Samuel A. Otis (Philadelphia) to William Smith about foreign affairs and about supplying him with fruits and vegetables from New England, 19 Nov. 1797

Letter from Joshua Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith about the proposed destination of the ship American Eagle and approved flags for their ships, 21 Nov. 1797

Agreement of Capt. Moses Barnard with David Sears and Tristram Barnard, owners of the ship Charles, on the terms of a trading voyage to the Far East, 21 Nov. 1797

Instructions from Tristram Barnard and David Sears to Capt. Moses Barnard, 21 Nov. 1797

1798-1818

Letter from Abigail Adams to William Smith about Adams family business affairs, [1798]

Invoice by Moses Barnard of the brigantine Lydia for cargo purchased at Batavia, [1798]

List by Moses Barnard of disbursements of the brigantine Lydia at Batavia, [1798]

Letter from Abigail Beck to Hannah Carter Smith about making a quilt, [1798]

Letter from Abigail Adams (Philadelphia) to [William Smith] about reports from France, Jan. 1798

Letter from Joshua Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith about a joint venture on the American Eagle and other shipping matters, 2 Jan. 1798

Letter from Joshua Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith about the favorable prospect of a trading voyage to Naples, 9 Jan. 1798

Letter from Thomas Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith on business matters, 19 Jan. 1798

Letter from Abigail Beck (Newburyport) to Hannah Carter Smith about family news, 23 Jan. [1798]

Letter from Abigail Beck (Newburyport) to Hannah Carter Smith about completing her quilt, 24 Jan. 1798

Mortgage deed from John Boit (Boston) to John Boit, Jr. for property at Boston, 26 Jan. 1798, with assignment from John Boit, Jr. (Newport) to Henrietta Jones, 17 Mar. 1800

Letter from Abigail Beck (Newburyport) to Hannah Carter Smith with Carter family news, 4 Feb. 1798

Letter from Joshua Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith about the advantages of allowing his ship's master to trade at his own discretion in Spain, 4 Feb. 1798

Letter from Joshua Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith about shipping matters, 6 Feb. 1798

Letter from Abigail Adams (Philadelphia) to William Smith about political appointments and domestic and foreign politics, 6 Feb. 1798

Deed of sale from Thomas Welsh (Boston) to William Smith for property on Hanover St., Boston, 10 Feb. 1798

Deed of sale from Thomas Welsh (Boston) to William Smith for land in Charlestown, 12 Feb. 1798

Letter from Abigail Adams (Philadelphia) to William Smith about foreign affairs and requesting a shipment of New England fish, 22 Feb. 1798

Letter from John Quincy Adams (Berlin) to Abigail Adams about Randolph, Monroe, etc., 22 Feb. 1798

Ticket for dinner at Boston to celebrate Washington's birthday, 22 Feb. 1798

Letter from Abigail Adams (Philadelphia) to [William Smith] about the president's refusal to attend Washington's birthday celebration, 28 Feb. 1798

Letter from Abigail Adams (Philadelphia) to [William Smith] about foreign relations, 5 Mar. 1798

Letter from Samuel A. Otis (Philadelphia) to William Smith about the international situation, 11 Mar. 1798

Letter from Joshua Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith about insurance coverage for one of his ships, 20 Mar. 1798

Letter from Abigail Adams (Philadelphia) to William Smith about Franco-American relations, 20 Mar. 1798

Letter from Hannah Carter Smith (Boston) to Mary Smith Gray Otis with family news, 22 Mar. 1798

Letter from Abigail Adams (Philadelphia) to William Smith about Franco-American relations, 24 Mar. 1798

Letter from Mary Smith Gray Otis (Philadelphia) to Hannah Carter Smith about the unsettled state of affairs with France and Abigail Adams's popularity, 30 Mar. 1798

Letter from Abigail Adams (Philadelphia) to William Smith about Franco-American relations, 30 Mar. 1798

Bill from Elizabeth Bonynge to William Smith for tuition for his daughters, 2 Apr. 1798

Letter from Samuel A. Otis (Philadelphia) to William Smith about the international situation, 3 Apr. 1798

Letter from Abigail Adams (Philadelphia) to William Smith about Franco-American relations, 6 Apr. 1798

Letter from Elizabeth Smith Hale (Portsmouth) to Hannah Carter Smith about the death of Rev. Clarke, 7 Apr. 1798

Letter from Hannah Carter Smith (Boston) to Mary Smith Gray Otis describing Rev. Clarke's death, 12 Apr. 1798

Letter from Abigail Adams (Philadelphia) to William Smith about support for the president's position, John Quincy Adams and his wife in Europe, and John Quincy Adams's illness in a remote town there, 15 Apr. 1798

Letter from Mary Smith Gray Otis (Philadelphia) to Hannah Carter Smith with sympathy on the deaths of Hannah Carter Smith's father Nicholas Carter and Rev. Clarke, 22 Apr. 1798

Letter of condolence from Abigail Adams (Philadelphia) to Hannah Carter Smith, 22 Apr. 1798

Letter from Samuel A. Otis (Philadelphia) to William Smith about the deaths of Nathaniel Carter and Rev. Clarke and his plans for returning to Boston, 24 Apr. 1798

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. (Boston) to Mary Smith Gray Otis about the deaths in the family, 27 Apr. 1798

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Mary Smith Gray Otis about the deaths in the family, 29 Apr. 1798

Letter of condolence from F. Beck to Hannah Carter Smith, May [1798]

Letter of condolence from Abigail Adams (Philadelphia) to William Smith and Hannah Carter Smith, 3 May 1798

Letter of condolence from Mary Smith Gray Otis (Philadelphia) to William Smith and describing a group of volunteers organized to support the president's position, 5-7 May 1798

Letter of condolence from Elizabeth Epes Carter to Mary Smith Gray Otis on the death of her daughter, 6 May [1798]

Letter from Elizabeth Smith Hale (Byfield) describing a visit at Byfield, 10 May 1798

Letter from Elizabeth Smith Hale (Boston) to Harriet Otis about the death of her cousin Mary Smith, 13 May 1798

Letter from Abigail Adams (Philadelphia) to William Smith about Franco-American relations, 21 May 1798

Conveyance of right of dower from Thomas and Abigail Welsh (Boston) to William Smith related to the sale of lands at Boston and Charlestown, 22 May 1798

Record by Thomas Welsh of land transactions at Charlestown from 1785 to 1798, 25 May 1798

Letter from Abigail Adams (Philadelphia) to William Smith about Franco-American relations and the possibility of Thomas Welsh's employment by John Quincy Adams at Berlin, 4 June 1798

Letter from Abigail Adams (Philadelphia) to William Smith about the arrival of dispatches from France, 6 June 1798

Letter from Abigail Adams (Philadelphia) to William Smith about Franco-American relations, 9 June 1798

Letter from Samuel A. Otis (Philadelphia) to William Smith about the expense of obtaining a plan of the Philadelphia Poorhouse, 11 June 1798

Letter from Samuel A. Otis (Philadelphia) to William Smith about trying to adjust the bill for a draft of the plan of the Philadelphia Poorhouse, 12 June 1798

Letter from John Quincy Adams (Berlin) to William Smith on business matters, 14 June 1798 [manuscript and typescript]

Bill from James Morrill (Boston) to [Hannah Carter] Smith for linen goods, 15 June 1798

Letter from Abigail Adams (Philadelphia) to William Smith on Franco-American relations, 19 June 1798

Letter from Abigail Adams (Philadelphia) to William Smith about domestic and foreign politics and the president's philosophy on appointments, 29 June 1798

Letter from Samuel A. Otis (Philadelphia) to William Smith about Congressional matters, 5 July 1798

Letter from Joshua Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith about a shipment of cordage and shipbuilding at Newburyport, 5 July 1798

Letter from Abigail Adams (Philadelphia) to [William Smith] about Massachusetts legislators' patriotism in the Franco-American issue, seditious writing in the press, and the preference in nominating Washington over Hamilton as commander-in-chief, 7 July 1798

Invitation from Increase Sumner (Roxbury) to William Smith for breakfast, 11 July 1798

Letter from Mary Smith Gray Otis (Philadelphia) to Hannah Carter Smith, 16 July 1798

Letter from Elizabeth Smith Shaw Peabody (Atkinson) to Hannah Carter Smith about the comfort of Elizabeth Quincy's visit during her child's serious illness, 16 July 1798

Letter from Samuel A. Otis (Philadelphia) to William Smith about the Senate's refusal to confirm Col. Smith's nomination as adjutant general, 21 July 1798

Letter from Abigail Adams to William Smith about Smith's rejection by the Senate as adjutant general, 23 July 1798

Letter from Thomas Welsh, Jr. (Newburyport) to William Smith about financial arrangements for his voyage to Europe, Aug. 1798

Letter from Samuel A. Otis (Shrewsbury) to William Smith about the epidemics in Boston and Philadelphia, 15 Aug. 1798

Letter from Joshua Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith on business matters, 11 Sep. 1798

Receipt from Nathaniel Austin (Boston) to William Smith for payment for a coffee pot, 22 Oct. 1798

Letter from Samuel A. Otis (Philadelphia) to William Smith about the effect of the epidemic on Philadelphia, 23 Nov. 1798

Letter from Joshua Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith about plans for a trading voyage to Trinidad, with list of lumber market prices in the West Indies, 23 Nov. 1798

Inventory of real estate holdings in papers related to the settlement of Nathaniel Carter's estate, [1799] [copy]

Letter from Abigail Adams [Quincy] to William Smith about plans for his trip to Quincy and an invitation to join them at the Castle, [1799]

Letter from Oliver Wolcott (Philadelphia) to William Smith about his offer to cover Robert Montgomery's accounts, 1 Jan. 1799

Letter from Abigail Adams (Quincy) to William Smith about politics, 2 Jan. 1799

Letter from Thomas Cary (Newburyport) to William Smith about a financial matter, 2 Feb. 1799

Draft of letter from John Quincy Adams (Berlin) to John Adams about European affairs, 10 Feb. 1799

Letter from William Savage and Co. (Kingston, Jamaica) to William Smith about the recapture of his schooner Nancy, 22 Feb. 1799

Letter from William Ward (Kingston, Jamaica) to William Smith about the capture of his schooner Nancy by the French and recapture by French royalists, 24 Feb. 1799

Memorandum by [Thomas Marshall] about land belonging to Tristram Barnard at Nantucket, 26 Feb. 1799

Deed from Thomas Marshall to Tristram Barnard, 26 Feb. 1799

Letter from William Savage and Co. (Kingston, Jamaica) to William Smith about disposal of the cargo of his recaptured schooner Nancy, with copy of 22 Feb. 1799 letter from William Savage and Co. to William Smith, enclosed with 5 Apr. 1799 letter from William Savage and Co. to William Smith, 7 Mar. 1799

Letter from William Ward (Kingston, Jamaica) to William Smith about the libeling of the schooner Nancy and her cargo, 9 Mar. 1799

Bill from Jonas Green (Boston) to the owners of the ship Charles, 11 Mar. 1799

Letter from William Ward (Kingston, Jamaica) to William Smith about the sale of the schooner Nancy's libeled cargo and terms for her repossession, 4 Apr. 1799

Letter from William Savage and Co. (Kingston, Jamaica) to William Smith about the sale of the schooner Nancy's cargo, libeled at Kingston, with current market price list, enclosed with 7 Mar. 1799 letter from William Savage and Co. to William Smith, 5 Apr. 1799

Receipt from George Cutts (Boston) to William Smith for interest due Edward Cutts of Portsmouth, 8 Apr. 1799

Letter from Thomas Dickason and Co. (London) to William Smith about the detention of Capt. Brooks's ship at Paris and other shipping matters, 9 Apr. 1799, with copy of letter from Thomas Dickason and Co. to William Smith on shipping matters, 13-16 Mar. 1799

Letter from Thomas Dickason and Co. (London) to William Smith with news of the arrival at Falmouth of one of his ships commanded by Capt. Emery, 10 Apr. 1799

Letter from William Ward (Kingston, Jamaica) to William Smith about plans for returning his schooner Nancy to Boston, 13 Apr. 1799

Indenture of partition related to the division of land in Newburyport in the settlement of Nathaniel Carter's estate, 26 Apr. 1799

Deed from Benjamin Frothingham to William Smith, 11 May 1799

Letter from William Savage and Co. (Kingston, Jamaica) to William Smith about the capture and detention at Nassau of the schooner Freeport carrying William Cruft to Boston, with copy, 13 June 1799

Letter from Joshua Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith on business matters, 2 July 1799

Letter from Joshua Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith on shipping matters, 7 July 1799

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to William Smith, Jr. with family news, 20 Aug. 1799

Letter from Elizabeth Epes Carter (Newburyport) to her sister-in-law Hannah Carter Smith about family matters, 29 Aug. 1799

Letter from Abigail Beck (Newburyport) to Hannah Carter Smith about family news, 30 Aug. 1799

Letter from William Smith, Jr. (Atkinson) to William Smith about his lack of correspondence, 31 Aug. 1799

Letter from Elizabeth Epes Carter to Hannah Carter Smith with family news, 21 Sep. 1799

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to William Smith, Jr. about family activities, 25 Sep. 1799

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to William Smith, Jr. about plans for his school vacation, 10 Oct. 1799

Letter from Joshua Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith on business matters, 14 Oct. 1799

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to William Smith, Jr. about collecting him from school, 17 Oct. 1799

Letter from Henry Baynham (Willsboro, N.Y.) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about activities of Baptist and Methodist congregations, 21 Oct. 1799

Letter from David Sears (Boston) to Thomas Dickason and Co. on business matters related to the brigantine Lydia and commerce in the Far East, 21 Oct. 1799

Letter from F. Beck (Newburyport) to Hannah Carter Smith about the death of her niece, Nov. [1799]

Deed of sale from Benjamin Joy (Boston) to Harrison Gray Otis for property on Court St., Boston, with notation of assignment to William Smith, [18--] [incomplete]

Letter from William Smith Shaw (Philadelphia) to William Smith about a visit to Martha Washington at Mount Vernon and the circumstances of Washington's death, Jan. [1800]

Letter from William Smith Shaw (Philadelphia) to William Smith about Congressional consideration of the John Randolph letter and war matters in Europe, Jan. 1800

Letter from Joshua Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith about Capt. Brooks's arrival with a cargo of salt, 8 Jan. 1800

Letter from Abigail Adams (Philadelphia) to Hannah Carter Smith about her responsibilities as first lady and the virtues of Martha Washington, 17 Jan. 1800

Letter from Mary Smith Gray Otis (Philadelphia) to Hannah Carter Smith, 26 Jan. 1800

Letter from Thomas Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith on shipping matters, 2 Feb. 1800

Letter from William Savage and Co. (Kingston, Jamaica) to William Smith about the disposition of the Nancy's cargo, with market price list, 10 Feb. 1800

Letter from John Nicholson to David Sears describing the characteristics and selection of indigo, 14 Feb. [1800]

Letter from William Smith Shaw (Philadelphia) to William Smith about the style of Washington's orations, 2 Mar. 1800

Letter from Thomas Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith on financial matters, 4 Mar. 1800

Letter from Joshua Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith on business matters, 18 Mar. 1800

Letter from Joshua Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith on shipping matters, 25 Mar. 1800

Letter from Joshua Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith about an agreement on the selling price of a ship, 27 Mar. 1800

Letter from Stephen Peabody (Atkinson) to William Smith about a financial matter, 31 Mar. 1800

Letter from Joshua Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith about their sale of the American Eagle, 2 Apr. 1800

Letter from Joshua Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith about having medals made in the Perkins shop, 8 Apr. 1800

Letter from Joshua Carter (Newburyport) to William Smith about terms for the sale of their ship and shipping matters, 14 Apr. 1800

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith with family news, 24 Apr. 1800

Letter from Abigail Adams to Hannah Carter Smith and Elizabeth Smith Hale welcoming them to Philadelphia, [27 Apr. 1800]

Letter from William Smith, Jr. (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith about his activities during her absence, 27 Apr. 1800

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith with news of family and friends at Boston, 27 Apr. 1800

Letter from Hannah Carter Smith (Philadelphia) to William Smith about her trip from New York and activities on her arrival at Philadelphia, 27 Apr. 1800

Letter from Hannah Carter Smith (Philadelphia) to William Smith about dining with the Adams family and viewing the new president's house, 30 Apr. 1800

Letter from Hannah Storer (New York) to Hannah Carter Smith about family news, 1 May 1800

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith about plans for her return from Philadelphia and family news, 2 May 1800

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith about plans for her trip home, 4 May 1800

Letter from Hannah Carter Smith (Philadelphia) to William Smith about John Randolph's appearance at a session of Congress and her plans to return to Boston, 5 May 1800

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith about meeting her in New York, 6 May 1800

Account of William Smith with Nathaniel Kent of Hallowell, 14 Aug. 1800

Letter from William Smith Shaw (Washington) to William Smith about the presidential election and Hamilton's attack on Adams, 8 Nov. 1800

Letter from Elizabeth Smith Shaw Peabody (Atkinson) to William Smith about family news, 15 Nov. 1800

Letter from Jane T. Hallett (Boston) to Mary Caldwell about Mrs. Davis's dancing exhibition and her social activities, 30 Jan. 1801

Letter from Thomas Brewer (Boston) to Moses Barnard about goods shipped to the Far East on the barque Lydia, enclosed with 10 Feb. 1801 bill of lading, 10 Feb. 1801, with acknowledgment by Moses Barnard and owners' agreement of Tristram Barnard and David Sears, 26 Feb. 1801

Bill of lading from Moses Barnard (Boston) to Thomas Brewer for goods shipped to the Far East on the barque Lydia under his command, enclosed with 10 Feb. 1801 letter from Thomas Brewer to Moses Barnard, 10 Feb. 1801

Instructions from Tristram Barnard and David Sears to Capt. Moses Barnard about a trading voyage to the Far East, 10 Feb. 1801

Letter from Thomas Brewer (Boston) to Capt. Moses Barnard with additional instructions about disposition of the cargo of the Lydia on a trading voyage to the Far East, 15 Feb. 1801

Invoice from Thomas Capen (Boston) for merchandise shipped to the Far East on the barque Lydia under the command of Moses Barnard, 18 Feb. 1801, with letter from Thomas Capen to Capt. Moses Barnard giving instructions for disposal of the merchandise, 21 Feb. 1801

Bill of lading for a voyage to the Far East, enclosed with 26 Feb. 1801 letter from Thomas Brewer to Moses Barnard, 24 Feb. 1801

Letter from Thomas Brewer (Boston) to Capt. Moses Barnard with instructions for the additional shipment of merchandise on board the barque Lydia during a trading voyage to the Far East, enclosing 24 Feb. 1801 bill of lading, 26 Feb. 1801

Invoice of articles shipped by Ozias Goodwin on the barque Lydia, 27 Feb. 1801

Bill of lading from Moses Barnard (Boston) for articles shipped by Ozias Goodwin on board the barque Lydia during a voyage to the Far East, 27 Feb. 1801

Bill of lading from Moses Barnard (Boston) for goods shipped by David Sears and Tristram Barnard, owners of the barque Lydia, on a voyage to the Far East, 4 Mar. 1801

Letter from Tristram Barnard (Boston) to his brother Moses Barnard about shipping matters, 23 Mar. 1801

Power of attorney from John and Ellen Boit (Newport, R.I.) to Henry Boit, 25 May 1801

Deed of sale from John Boit, Jr. and others to Tristram Barnard for property at Boston, 1 June 1801

Reassignment of mortgage deed from Henry Boit (Boston) to Tristram Barnard for property at Boston formerly owned by John Boit, 3 June 1801

Letter from Elizabeth Smith Hale (Portsmouth) to [Hannah Carter Smith] with family news, 2 July 1801

Deed of sale from Nathaniel Carter, Jr. and other members of the Carter family to William and Hannah Carter Smith for pews in the First Church, Newburyport, Mass., 11 July 1801

Excerpt of deed from [William Smith] to John Quincy Adams for property at Boston occupied by Col. Samuel Bradford, 7 Oct. 1801

Bill of exchange from Moses Barnard (Manila) on David Sears and Tristram Barnard in favor of Ozias Goodwin, 10 Oct. 1801

Letter from Moses Barnard (Manila) to William Smith about the markets at Manila and Guam, 23 Oct. 1801

Letter from Abigail Beck (Newburyport) to Hannah Carter Smith about news of the Carter family, 23 Nov. 1801

Letter from Abigail Beck (Newburyport) to Hannah Carter Smith about the price of sable furs, 3 Dec. 1801

Letter from Mary Carter Cutts (Portsmouth) to Hannah Carter Smith about family news, with postscript by Edward Cutts to William Smith about his accounts, 14 Jan. 1802

Ship's manifest and papers related to a trading voyage of the barque Lydia to the Far East under the command of Capt. Moses Barnard, issued at Manila, 8 Feb. 1802

Letter from Henry Baynham (Willsboro, N.Y.) to Isaac Smith [Jr.] about his appointment as postmaster and the popularity of the Methodist and Baptist churches, 2 Mar. 1802

Bill of exchange from Moses Barnard (Manila) on David Sears and Tristram Barnard in favor of Thomas Brewer, 10 Mar. 1802

Bills of exchange from Moses Barnard (Manila) on David Sears and Tristram Barnard in favor of Thomas Capen, 10 Mar. 1802 [3 bills]

Bill of lading from Moses Barnard (Manila) for shipment by Samuel Balch on board the barque Lydia, 17 Mar. 1802

Letter from Thomas Carter (Newburyport) to [William Smith] about the death of James Duncan Carter, 30 Sep. 1802

Letter from Elizabeth Smith Hale (Wendell) to [William and Hannah Carter Smith] about her trip to Wendell and family news, 2 Oct. 1802

Bills of exchange from Moses Barnard (Manila) on David Sears and Tristram Barnard in favor of Thomas Brewer, 14 Oct. 1802 [2 bills]

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith about his activities and family news, 21 June 1803

Letter from Henry Baynham (Willsboro, N.Y.) to Isaac Smith [Jr.] asking him to take on the care and schooling of his grandson at Byfield, 28 June 1803

Memorandum of the agreement of Samuel A. Otis with William Smith, 1 Oct. 1803

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith with family news, 1 Nov. 1803

Letter from Abigail Adams Smith (New York) to Hannah Carter Smith, 6 Nov. 1803

Accounts by William Smith of the estate of Nathaniel Carter for 1797-1804, 11 Jan. 1804 [copy]

Letter from Elizabeth Epes Carter (Newburyport) to Hannah Carter Smith on personal matters, 30 Jan. 1804

Letter from Elizabeth Epes Carter (Newburyport) to [Hannah Carter Smith] about family news, 17 Mar. 1804

Letter from Thomas Wilson (London) to William Smith about shipping matters and the monopoly in wine importations, 10 May 1804, with copies of letters from Thomas Wilson to William Smith about shipping matters, 16 Apr. 1804 and 21 Apr. 1804

Letter from Jane Hallett Caldwell (Boston) to her sister Mary Caldwell about family news, [June 1804]

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith about family news, 19 June 1804

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith with news of some of his ships' masters at Cadiz, 22 June 1804

Release from Thomas Welsh (Boston) to William Smith of land in Boston deeded by his father, 29 Sep. 1804

Letter from Jane Hallett Caldwell (Billerica) to Mary Caldwell about family news, 10 Dec. 1804

Account of William Smith with Thomas Wilson of London, 31 Dec. 1804

Draft of letter from [William Smith] on a financial matter related to the receipts from a shipment on the ship Levant, [1805]

Essay on excellence, by William Smith, Jr., 1805

Letter from Thomas Wilson (London) to William Smith about the trading voyage of the Levant and his accounts, 4 Jan. 1805, with copy of letter from Thomas Wilson to William Smith on shipping matters, 29 Nov. 1804

Deed of sale from William Smith (Boston) to Isaac Smith [Jr.] for land at Charlestown, 17 Jan. 1805

Letter from Elizabeth Epes Carter (Newburyport) to Hannah Carter Smith about her financial troubles, 22 Jan. 1805

Letter from Abigail Adams (Quincy) to Hannah Carter Smith offering to help in her adversity of fortune, 22 Jan. 1805

Letter from Abigail Adams (Quincy) to Hannah Carter Smith with advice about dealing with her financial reverses, 26 Jan. 1805

Letter from Thomas Wilson (London) to William Smith about the favorable business aspects of the war with Spain and insurance matters related to the cargo of the Levant, 28 Jan. 1805, with copy of letter from Capt. John Day (Holland) to Thomas Wilson about the voyage of the Columbia to Holland and an accident causing a delay in sailing, 21 Dec. 1804

Letter from Thomas Wilson (London) to William Smith on business matters, 27 Feb. 1805 [copy]

Bill from J. A. Cummings to William Smith for tuition and board of his son and daughter, 1 Apr. 1805

Letter from Elizabeth Epes Carter (Portsmouth) to Hannah Carter Smith with advice on her financial reverses, 14 Apr. 1805

Letter from Thomas Wilson (London) to William Smith about the voyage of the Levant to Leghorn and Malaga and Capt. Appleton's accounts, 18 Apr. 1805, with copy of letter from Thomas Wilson to William Smith about his account and the trading voyage of the Levant, 2 Apr. 1805

Letter from Jane Hallett Caldwell (Boston) to Mary Caldwell about the theater at Boston and family matters, 22 Apr. 1805

Memorandum on Maine lands by John Jones of Augusta, 20 May 1805 [copy]

Letter from Elizabeth Smith Hale (Winslow) to Hannah Carter Smith describing her visit to Winslow, 11 July 1805

Deed of sale from Samuel A. Otis and Mary Smith Gray Otis to Hannah Carter Smith for land at Boston, 9 Oct. 1805 [copy]

Letter from Elizabeth Hall (Byfield) to Hannah Carter Smith about family news, 16 Nov. 1805

School exercise book of Isaac Smith III, 1806

Letter of condolence from Abigail Adams (Quincy) to Hannah Carter Smith, 14 Feb. 1806

Letter of condolence from Elizabeth Epes Carter (Newburyport) to Hannah Carter Smith on the death of her daughter Mary, 18 Feb. 1806

Letter of condolence from Elizabeth Epes Carter (Newburyport) to Hannah Carter Smith on the death of her daughter Mary, 21 Feb. 1806

Letter of condolence from Abigail Adams Smith (New York) to Hannah Carter Smith, 12 Mar. 1806

Letter from Frances Caldwell Barnard (Boston) to her mother Frances Caldwell about her return trip from Billerica, 13 Apr. 1806

Notice to William Smith of his election to the General Court, 15 May 1806

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith describing Allyne Otis's drowning, 28 July 1806

Commission to William Smith as justice of the peace, 26 Aug. 1806

Letter from Elizabeth Epes Carter to Hannah Carter Smith with sympathy on the death of her son, 2 Nov. 1806

Testimonial from the Boston Marine Society to William Smith for his services as treasurer, enclosed with 25 Nov. 1806 letter, 4 Nov. 1806

Letter from the Boston Marine Society to William Smith forwarding the society's testimonial for his service, enclosing copy of 4 Nov. 1806 vote, 25 Nov. 1806

Signed by Tristram Barnard and Ozias Goodwin.

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about the death of their uncle Storer, 6 Jan. 1807

Draft of letter from William Smith (Boston) to the officers of the Boston Marine Society acknowledging their testimonial, 30 Jan. 1807

Will of Hepribah Edwards, 2 Feb. 1807 [copy]

Letter from Elizabeth Epes Carter (Newburyport) to Hannah Carter Smith about bringing up her son Nathaniel, 28 Mar. 1807

Letter from Elizabeth Epes Carter (Newburyport) to Hannah Carter Smith about her theories of child rearing, 28 Mar. 1807

Letter from Elizabeth Smith Hale to Isaac Smith [Jr.] about Dr. Stillman's funeral and news of the Smith and Adams families, 31 Mar. 1807

Letter from Thomas Jervis (Holborn) to Isaac Smith, Jr. about his former church at Sidmouth and friends in England, 18 July 1807

Letter from Frances Caldwell Barnard (Boston) to Mary Caldwell with family news, 15 Sep. 1807

Letter from John B. Morand (Lisbon) to Rev. Isaac Smith [Jr.] about his arrival in Portugal, 1 Nov. 1807

Letter from Frances Caldwell Barnard (Billerica) to her mother Frances Caldwell with family news, 22 Dec. 1807

Account of Frances Caldwell Barnard with Tristram Barnard, 15 Jan. 1808

Letter from Frances Caldwell Barnard (Boston) to her mother Frances Caldwell about her social activities, 25 Jan. 1808

Letter from Henry Baynham (Essex, N.Y.) to Isaac Smith [Jr.] about his conversion to Unitarianism, 25 Mar. 1808

Account of Frances Caldwell Barnard with Tristram Barnard, 17 May 1808

Letter from Frances Caldwell Barnard (Nantucket) to her sister Mary Caldwell describing New Bedford and her trip to Nantucket, 18 June 1808

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith about events at Boston, 15 Aug. 1808

Resignation of Isaac Smith, Jr. as preceptor at Dummer Academy, 12 Apr. 1809

Notice to William Smith of his election to the General Court, 17 May 1809

Letter from William Smith, Jr. (Northampton) to William Smith about his introductions there and in New York, 17 May 1809

Letter from William Smith, Jr. (Rutland, N.Y.) to William Smith about his itinerary, 24 May 1809

Letter from Hannah Carter Smith (Boston) to William Smith, Jr. about events at Boston and family news, 6 June 1809

Discharge by Jonathan Amory for William Smith's indebtedness to the estate of Nathaniel Fellowes, 16 June 1809

Letter from Hannah Carter Smith (Newbury, Vt.) to Hannah Smith Pickman on family matters, 17 Aug. 1809

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith speculating on the outcome of the brigantine Calisto's capture by the British, 18 Aug. 1809

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith about the capture of his brigantine Calisto by the British, 22 Aug. 1809

Letter from Henry Baynham (Essex, N.Y.) to Isaac Smith [Jr.] about his conduct of the post office there, 16 Dec. 1809

Letter from Ruth Caldwell (Billerica) to Mary Caldwell about friends at Billerica, 181-

Clipping from the Centinel with verses on the death of Sarah Thomas, 1810

Letter from Frances Caldwell Barnard (Portsmouth) to Mary Caldwell about her activities during a visit to Portsmouth, 7 May 1810

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Thomas Carter Smith about the Fourth of July celebration at Faneuil Hall, 8 July 1810

Letter from Edmund Wright, Jr. (Boston) to Thomas Carter Smith describing the exhibits at Faneuil Hall on the occasion of the Fourth of July celebration, 10 July 1810

Letter from Elizabeth Smith Hale (Newbury, Vt.) to William Smith describing her trip to Vermont, 15 July 1810

Letter from Henry Baynham (Essex, N.Y.) to Isaac Smith [Jr.] with his views on politics and religious matters, 21 July 1810

Letter from Frances Caldwell Barnard (Boston) to Mary Caldwell, 8 Aug. 1810

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Thomas Carter Smith about plans for his return from Portsmouth, 21 Aug. 1810

Letter from Hannah Carter Smith (Boston) to Thomas Carter Smith about his wardrobe, Sep. 1810

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Thomas Carter Smith about buying clothing and family news, 24 Oct. 1810

Letter from Hannah Smith Pickman (Boston) to Thomas Carter Smith about her trip to Newburyport and family news, 7 Nov. 1810

Letter from Frances Caldwell Barnard (Billerica) to Mary Caldwell about her activities at Billerica, 30 Nov. 1810

Letter from Frances Caldwell Barnard (Billerica) to Mary Caldwell about friends at Billerica, 25 Dec. 1810

Letter from Hannah Carter Smith (Boston) to Hannah Smith Pickman about William Smith, Jr.'s illness, [1811]

School exercise and commonplace book of Thomas Carter Smith, 5 Apr. 1811

Account of Frances Caldwell Barnard with Tristram Barnard, 8 May 1811

Letter from Frances Caldwell Barnard (Portsmouth) to her mother Frances Caldwell about her visit to Portsmouth and social activities, 14 May 1811

Letter from Thomas Carter (Newbury) to William Smith about the sale of his guns, 16 May 1811

School exercise book of Thomas Carter Smith, 19 June 1811

Letter from Frances Caldwell Barnard (Billerica) to Mary Caldwell about her activities, 15 Aug. 1811

Letter of condolence from Elizabeth Epes Carter to Hannah Carter Smith, 12 Sep. [1811]

Letter of condolence from Abigail Adams (Quincy) to William and Hannah Carter Smith, 12 Sep. 1811

Account of Frances Caldwell Barnard with Tristram Barnard, 9 Oct. 1811

Letter from Mary Smith Gray Otis (Washington) to Hannah Carter Smith about her dislike of Washington social activities, 21 Nov. 1811

Letter from Frances Caldwell Barnard (Billerica) to Mary Caldwell about her friends and activities at Billerica, 25 Nov. 1811

Copy of tribute of the Massachusetts chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa Society to deceased members, given at Cambridge, 1812

Letter from Tristram Barnard to Frances Caldwell Barnard about a financial transaction on her account, Jan. [1812]

Letter from Isaac Smith III (Dublin) to William Smith about a trading voyage, 24 Mar. 1812

Account of Frances Caldwell Barnard with Tristram Barnard, 20 May 1812

Inscription on the monument of Joseph Buckminster, June 1812

Letter from William Smith (Bellows Falls) to Hannah Smith Pickman describing his trip to Vermont, 6 July 1812

Letter from William Smith (Burlington, Vt.) to Hannah Smith Pickman describing his trip from Bellows Falls, 11 July 1812

Letter from William Smith (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.) to Hannah Smith Pickman describing his trip from Burlington, Vt., 14 July [1812]

Letter from Hannah Carter Smith (Boston) to Hannah Smith Pickman about family news, 4 Sep. 1812

Account of Frances Caldwell Barnard with Tristram Barnard, 1 Jan. 1813

Deed of sale from Thomas L. Winthrop (Boston) to William Smith for land at Winslow, executed as administrator of the estate of John Nelson, 13 Jan. 1813

Letter from Tristram Barnard (Boston) to Frances Caldwell Barnard enclosing a memorandum of her financial account, 15 [May] 1813

Letter from Frances Caldwell Barnard (Billerica) to Mary Caldwell with family news, 22 May 1813

Commission to William Smith as justice of the peace, with 1 Feb. 1814 receipt from John Winslow to William Smith, 8 June 1813

Letter from Isaac Smith III (Peruambuco) to William Smith on a financial matter, 21 July 1813

Letter from John Bennett (Hartford) to William Smith about Isaac Smith III's death, 13 Sep. 1813

Letter from Frances Caldwell Barnard (Boston) to Mary Caldwell with family news, 13 Sep. 1813

Letter from W. Sparhawk (Hartford) to William Smith about Isaac Smith III's death, 14 Sep. 1813

Letter of condolence from Elizabeth Smith Shaw Peabody (Atkinson) to William and Hannah Carter Smith, 24 Sep. 1813

Letter from William M. Caldwell (Portsmouth) to his family about his activities aboard the frigate U.S.S. Congress and Portsmouth news, 5 Jan. 1814

Account of Frances Caldwell Barnard with Tristram Barnard, 8 Jan. 1814

Letter from Mary Smith Gray Otis to Hannah Carter Smith about a benefit to aid victims of the Portsmouth disaster, 16 Jan. 1814

Receipt from John Winslow (Boston) to William Smith for payment for tax on his appointment as justice of the peace, with 8 June 1813 commission, 1 Feb. 1814

Letter from Frances Caldwell Barnard to her mother Frances Caldwell about family news, 9 Mar. 1814

Letter from Samuel Eliot to Rev. Isaac Smith, Jr. acknowledging receipt of one of his sermons, 13 July 1814

Letter from Hannah Carter Smith to Hannah Smith Pickman with family news, 1 Aug. [1814]

Letter from Hannah Carter Smith (Boston) to Hannah Smith Pickman with family news, 30 Sep. 1814

Letter from Hannah Carter Smith (Boston) to Hannah Smith Pickman with news of friends at Boston, 7 Oct. 1814

Accounts book kept by Thomas Carter Smith while serving as clerk on board the ship William on a trading voyage to the Far East, 1815-1817

Letter from Frances Caldwell Barnard (Billerica) to Mary Caldwell with family news, 16 Mar. 1815

Account of Frances Caldwell Barnard with Tristram Barnard, 15 Apr. 1815

Letter from William Smith (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith with family news, 28 July 1815

Letter from John Quincy Adams (London) to William Smith about the return of peace, 24 Aug. 1815

Journal kept by Thomas Carter Smith during a voyage to the Far East on board the ship William, Nov. 1815-Feb. 1816

Letter from Elizabeth Hall (Boston) to her nephew Thomas Carter Smith wishing him a good voyage to the Far East, 2 Nov. 1815

Seaman's certificate from Henry A. S. Dearborn (Boston) to Thomas Carter Smith, 2 Nov. 1815

Passport of Thomas Carter Smith, issued by the governor of Massachusetts, 3 Nov. 1815

Letter from Ropes, Pickman and Co. to [Thomas Carter Smith] about the terms of his position as clerk on the ship William on a voyage to the Far East, in accounts book kept by Thomas Carter Smith for 1815-1817, 4 Nov. 1815 [copy]

Letter from Mary Smith Cranch (Quincy) to Hannah Carter Smith about her husband's illness, [1816]

Letter from Lucy Tarbell (Manchester, England) to Hannah Carter Smith describing her voyage to England, 8 Jan. 1816

Letter of condolence from Abigail Adams (Quincy) to Hannah Carter Smith, 7 Apr. 1816

Letter from Mary Carter Cutts (Portsmouth) to Hannah Carter Smith with sympathy on the death of William Smith, 11 Apr. 1816

Letter of condolence from M. L. Hayden (Hartford) to Hannah Carter Smith, 23 Apr. 1816

Letter from Elizabeth Epes Carter (Newbury) to Hannah Carter Smith with sympathy on the death of William Smith, 27 Apr. 1816

Letter from Nathaniel Carter, Jr. (Newburyport) to Hannah Carter Smith consoling her on the death of William Smith, 11 May 1816

Letter from Hannah Smith Pickman (Newbury) to Hannah Carter Smith describing her surroundings and activities, 14 Aug. 1816

Letter from Thomas Carter Smith (Lisbon) to Edward Cruft about his trading voyage to the Far East, 1 Oct. 1816

Letter from Frances Caldwell Barnard (Billerica) to Mary Caldwell on family matters, 30 Nov. 1816

Letter from Thomas Carter Smith (Gibraltar) to Hannah Carter Smith about the next leg of his voyage to Calcutta, 5 Feb. 1817

Letter from Frances Caldwell Barnard (Billerica) to her daughter Frances Barnard Smith about a visit to Boston, 30 Mar. 1817

Receipt for payment of duty for entrance of the ship William into the River Hooghly, 6 June 1817

Letter from Frances Caldwell Barnard (Billerica) to her daughter Frances Barnard Smith with parental advice about her schooling, 1 July 1817

Letter from Frances Caldwell Barnard (Billerica) to Mary Caldwell on personal matters, 1 July 1817

Letter from Frances Caldwell Barnard (Billerica) to her daughter Frances Barnard Smith about buying a hat at Boston, 2 Aug. 1817

Poem: Verses by Frances Barnard Smith, 1818 [in French and English]

Letter from William Hammatt to Rev. Isaac Smith [Jr.] about the committee of Brattle Street Church voting to pay him an honorarium for preaching Mrs. Edwards's funeral sermon, 6 Jan. 1818

Letter from Elizabeth Epes Carter (Newbury) to Hannah Carter Smith on religious matters, 3 Apr. 1818

Letter from Hannah Carter Smith (Portsmouth) to her daughter about friends at Portsmouth, 6 Aug. 1818

Dinner invitation from Hyde de Neuville to Barnard, 21 Oct. 1818

1819-1880

Letter from Isaac Smith, Jr. to the Overseers of the Poor at Boston resigning as chaplain of the almshouse, [1819]

Account book of Hannah Carter Smith, Jan.-May 1819

Letter from William Mackay to Frances Caldwell Barnard about her account, May 1819

List by Tristram Barnard of silverware deposited in the bank, May 1819, with notation related to its disposition, July 1819

Lease from Hannah Carter Smith to Gennaro Del Noce for property in Court St., Boston, 26 June 1819

Letter from Frances Barnard Smith (Boston) to her mother Frances Caldwell Barnard about her social activities at Boston and family news, 27 June 1819

Letter from Henry Codman (Boston) to Tristram Barnard conveying the regrets of the board of the Massachusetts General Hospital on his resignation, 6 July 1819

Letter from William Eustis (Portsmouth) to Tristram Barnard, 7 July 1819

Letter from William Eustis (Boston) to Tristram Barnard about buying the Magee property at Roxbury, 25 July 1819

Letter from William Eustis (Roxbury) to Tristram Barnard about a fever outbreak at Boston brought from Africa, 5 Sep. 1819

Journal kept by Thomas Carter Smith during a voyage to New York by packet ship and a voyage to the West Indies and St. Helena, 14 Sep. 1819-25 Nov. 1820

Letter from Thomas Carter Smith (New York) describing his voyage to New York by packet boat and preparations for his voyage to the West Indies, 25 Oct. 1819

Letter from Hannah Carter Smith (Boston) to Thomas Carter Smith about Everett's sermon at Brattle Church and family news, 30 Oct. 1819

Letter from William Eustis (Roxbury) to Tristram Barnard about activities and friends at Boston and his restored health, 31 Oct. 1819

Receipt from William Cochran to William Mackay for the purchase of stock, 24 Nov. 1819

Letter from William Eustis (Roxbury) to Tristram Barnard describing his household, 5 Dec. 1819

Song: Stanzas for "Giles Scroggins Ghost," [1820]

Letter from Henrietta Sargent to Hannah Carter Smith about visiting her, [1820]

Copy of the will of Frances Caldwell Barnard, 25 Feb. 1820, with memorandum from William Mackay (Boston) to Judge James Prescott declining to act as administrator of her estate, 4 Sep. 1820

Letter from William Eustis (Roxbury) to Tristram Barnard about William Mackay's business failure and his proposed visit, 20 May 1820

Allowance by James Prescott of the will of Frances Caldwell Barnard, 29 Aug. 1820

Appointment by James Prescott of Tristram Barnard as executor of the estate of Frances Caldwell Barnard, 5 Sep. 1820

Appointment by James Prescott of appraisers of the estate of Frances Caldwell Barnard, 5 Sep. 1820

Journal of [Ruth Caldwell], Nov. [1820] [incomplete]

Appraisal of the estate of Frances Caldwell Barnard, with 9 Jan. 1821 allowance by James Prescott, 8 Dec. 1820

Allowance by James Prescott of the inventory of the estate of Frances Caldwell Barnard, with 8 Dec. 1820 inventory, 9 Jan. 1821 [copy]

Letter from William Eustis (Washington) to Tristram Barnard about a financial matter, 30 Jan. 1821

Letter from William Eustis (Washington) to Tristram Barnard about the adjournment of Congress, 5 Mar. 1821

Letter from William Eustis (New York) to Tristram Barnard on personal business matters, 13 Nov. 1821

Letter from William Eustis (Washington) to Tristram Barnard about a personal financial matter and news from Col. Eustis at St. Augustine, 8 Dec. 1821

Letter from William Eustis (Washington) to Tristram Barnard on legislative matters, 17 Jan. 1822

Letter from Elizabeth Epes Carter (Andover) to her aunt about personal matters, 12 July 1822

Letter from William Eustis (Washington) to Tristram Barnard about Congressional matters, 3 Dec. 1822

Invoice by Thomas Carter Smith of merchandise shipped on board the brigantine Romp on a trading venture to Buenos Aires, [1823]

Letter from Hannah Carter Smith (Boston) to Thomas Carter Smith about family news, 4 Jan. 1823

Letter from Hannah Carter Smith (Boston) to Thomas Carter Smith about Edward Cruft's illness and articles to purchase for her at Leghorn, 28 Feb. 1823

Letter from Hannah Smith Pickman (Boston) to Thomas Carter Smith with family news, 28 Feb. 1823

Letter from Thomas Carter Smith (Leghorn) to Benjamin T. Pickman about his travels in Italy and plans for his return voyage to Boston, 8 Mar. 1823

Letter from Elizabeth Epes Carter (Andover) to Hannah Carter Smith about plans to send her son Hampden to Franklin College for theological training, 10 Mar. 1823

Letter from Thomas Carter Smith (Leghorn) to Benjamin T. Pickman about shipping matters and his living arrangements at Leghorn, 10 Apr. 1823

Letter from William Barns (Leghorn) to Thomas Carter Smith about commodity prices at Leghorn and the shipment of his portrait to Boston, 14 Aug. 1823

Letter from Hannah Carter Smith (Boston) to Thomas Carter Smith with family news, 16 Sep. 1823

Letter from Hannah Carter Smith (Boston) to Thomas Carter Smith about choosing an adequate sized vessel to ensure a profit in his trading ventures, 2 Oct. 1823

Letter from Mary Carter Cutts (Portsmouth) to Hannah Carter Smith about family illness, 14 Nov. 1824

Letter from Thomas Carter (Newburyport) to Hannah Carter Smith about her accounts, 4 Dec. 1824

Letter from Elizabeth Epes Carter (Andover) to [Hannah Carter Smith] with family news, 31 May 1825

Boston tax bill of Hannah Carter Smith for real estate tax, 17 Dec. 1825

Receipt to Hannah Carter Smith for payment of Boston tax, 16 Feb. 1826

Letter from Ruth Caldwell (Billerica) to her sister Mary about her activities at Billerica, 6 Mar. 1826

Letter from Hannah Carter Smith (Boston) to Thomas Carter Smith about her health, with 27 Mar. 1827 letter from Hannah Smith Pickman to Thomas Carter Smith, 26 Mar. 1827

Letter from Hannah Smith Pickman (Boston) to Thomas Carter Smith with news of Charles Francis Adams's engagement and about Boston friends, with 26 Mar. 1827 letter from Hannah Carter Smith to Thomas Carter Smith, 27 Mar. 1827

Receipt from Charles Barrell to Thomas Carter Smith for payment for die and mold for stamping, 24 Nov. 1827

Accounts kept by Thomas Carter Smith for a trading voyage originating in Boston, [1828]

Account of Thomas Carter Smith with James Hunt for stationer's supplies, 15 Jan. 1828

Account of Thomas Carter Smith with Joseph L. Brown, 15 Jan. 1828

Account of Thomas Carter Smith with Joseph L. Brown, Apr.-July [1828]

Requisition order from Joseph L. Brown to Thomas Carter Smith for spars, 9 June 1828

Account of Joseph L. Brown with Thomas Carter Smith at Rio Grande, 10 July 1828

Letter from Hannah Carter Smith (Westborough) to Hannah Smith Pickman on personal matters, 14 July 1828

Letter from Hannah Carter Smith (Westborough) to Hannah Smith Pickman describing her activities while boarding at Westborough, 19 July 1828

Will of Frances Caldwell, with 6 Mar. 1839 letter from Albert Locke to T. B. Mackay, 23 Sep. 1828 [copy]

Letter from John Udny (Leghorn) to Thomas Carter Smith about finding employment in the United States, 29 Sep. 1828

Account of Joseph L. Brown with Thomas Carter Smith showing sales of hides shipped on the brigantine Sarah, Oct. 1828

Price quotations for commodities at Leghorn, Italy, enclosed with 29 Oct. 1828 letter from John Udny to Thomas Carter Smith, 28 Oct. 1828

Letter from John Udny (Leghorn) to Thomas Carter Smith on business matters, enclosing 28 Oct. 1828 price quotations for commodities at Leghorn, 29 Oct. 1828

Draft of letter from [Thomas Carter Smith] to [John Udny] about the scarcity of employment in the mercantile houses at Boston, [Nov. 1828]

Bill from Oliver Greigg to Thomas Carter Smith for chaise hire, 1829

Account book of Thomas Carter Smith related to the administration of Isaac Smith, Jr.'s estate, with biographical notations, 1829-1830

Certificate of United States citizenship from Henry A. S. Dearborn (Boston) to Robert Mason, seaman, 21 Mar. 1829

Letter from Barry Gower and Co. (Leghorn) to Thomas Carter Smith about prevailing prices, with printed price list, 5 May 1829

Price sheet by Barry Gower and Co. of commodity quotations at Leghorn, 15 June 1829

Letter from Hannah Carter Smith (Westborough) to Hannah Smith Pickman about her activities while vacationing at Westborough, 26 June 1829

Papers related to the division of silver plate and appraisal by the administrator of Isaac Smith, Jr.'s estate, [1830]

Invoice by [Thomas Carter Smith] of the cargo of the brigantine Cedric bound for Rio Grande, Mar. 1830

Receipt from H. A. McCloskey (Boston) to Thomas Carter Smith for payment for pump repair, 20 Mar. 1830

Receipt from Nathaniel Messer and Co. (Boston) to Thomas Carter Smith, 21 Apr. 1830

Letter from Frederick Barker (Genoa) to Thomas Carter Smith introducing Sidney Hayes, commission agent from Smyrna, 26 Apr. 1830

Letter from Frances Barnard Smith (Lake George) to Tristram Barnard about her travels through New York state, 22 Aug. 1830

Certificate of membership in the Boston Marine Society to Thomas Carter Smith, 2 Nov. 1830

Bill from Laban Beecher (Boston) to Thomas Carter Smith for making a book stand, 7 Apr. 1831

Bill from C. Weatherwar (Boston) to Thomas Carter Smith for laundry, 1 July 1831

Letter from Hannah Smith Pickman (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith about family news, 7 Aug. [1831]

Letter from Hannah Smith Pickman (Boston) to Hannah Carter Smith with Boston news, 19 Aug. [1831]

Letter from Hannah Smith Pickman (Boston) to Frances Barnard Smith about the gift of a pitcher, 27 Sep. 1831

Letter from Frances Barnard Smith (New Bedford) to Thomas Carter Smith about plans for return from her trip, 1833

Letter from Frances Barnard Smith (Billerica) to Thomas Carter Smith about their daughter's activities, 13 May 1833

Letter from Frances Barnard Smith (Billerica) to Thomas Carter Smith about her visit to Billerica, 15 May 1833

Letter from Frances Barnard Smith (Billerica) to Thomas Carter Smith about daily occurrences at Billerica, 20 May 1833

Letter from Frances Barnard Smith (Billerica) to Thomas Carter Smith about her activities during her visit to Billerica, 27 Aug. 1833

Letter from Frances Barnard Smith (Boston) to Thomas Carter Smith about securing her house from intruders, 10 Oct. 1834

Memorandum from Hannah Carter Smith to Thomas Carter Smith about her gift of family furniture for his house, 13 July 1835

Letter from Hannah Carter Smith (Boston) to Thomas Carter Smith with instructions for the administration of her estate, 25 Feb. 1836

Letter from Tristram Coffin, Jr. (Newburyport) to Hannah Carter Smith about the care of her fields at Newburyport, 31 Mar. 1836

Deed of sale from Samuel Plant, president of Lancaster Cotton Manufacturing Co., to Thomas Carter Smith and Nathaniel Francis, 1 July 1836

Memorandum of the death of Hannah Carter Smith, 25 Dec. 1836

Letter from Hannah Smith Pickman (Portsmouth) to Frances Barnard Smith about the boarding house accommodations at Portsmouth and their stopover at Providence, [1837]

Receipt from Joseph G. Cole (Boston) to Thomas Carter Smith for payment for copying a portrait, 16 Feb. 1837

Letter from Frances Barnard Smith (New Bedford) to Thomas Carter Smith about her visit to New Bedford and Capt. Coffin's poor health, Mar. 1837

Letter from Frances Barnard Smith (New Bedford) to Thomas Carter Smith asking him to send her a bottle of rum for Capt. Coffin, 31 Mar. 1837

Letter from Frances Barnard Smith (New Bedford) to Thomas Carter Smith about sending food delicacies for Capt. Coffin, 3 Apr. 1837

Letter from Hannah Smith Pickman (Cedar Grove) to Thomas Carter Smith describing a visit to Andrew Downing's house at Newburgh, 27 June [1837]

Deed of sale from Moses Barnard to Thomas Carter Smith for a pew in Brattle Street Church, Boston, 7 Aug. 1837

Deed of sale from Moses Barnard, Owen Bunker, Frederick J. Barnard, and other members of the Barnard family to Frances Barnard Smith for a house at Nantucket, 21 Sep. 1837

Letter from Sarah Barnard (Nantucket) to Frances Barnard Smith with news of relatives at New Bedford, 27 Apr. 1838

Plot map by Thomas Carter Smith of his property at Newburyport, Sep. 1838, with memoranda related to leasing and street rights, 1838-1840 [2 copies]

Deed of sale from Charlestown Wharf Co. to Thomas Carter Smith for land at Charlestown, 3 Oct. 1838

Letter from Charles P. Curtis to Thomas Carter Smith accompanying a gift of Scott's works in gratitude for Smith's administration of the Pickman estate, 18 Oct. 1838

Letter from Frances Barnard Smith (Billerica) to Thomas Carter Smith about their daughter's illness, [1839]

Notation from Albert Locke (Lowell) to T. B. Mackay forwarding a copy of Frances Caldwell's will, 6 Mar. 1839

Letter from Frances Barnard Smith (Billerica) to Thomas Carter Smith about her visit to Billerica, 14 May 1839

Letter from Frances Barnard Smith (Boston) to Thomas Carter Smith about her activities during his absence on a hunting trip to Maine, 21 June 1839

Letter from Frances Barnard Smith (New Bedford) to Thomas Carter Smith about her plans to visit relatives on Martha's Vineyard, 8 July 1839

Survey by William Mitchell of the land and house of Abisha Barnard at Nantucket, Mass., Nov. 1839

Letter from Frances Barnard Smith (New Bedford) to Thomas Carter Smith about plans to go to Cape Cod, 10 July 1840

Letter from Hannah Smith Pickman (Gloucester) to Thomas Carter Smith describing Cape Ann and the boarding houses available for vacationers, [14 July 1840]

Letter from Frances Barnard Smith (New Bedford) to Thomas Carter Smith describing a trip through Cape Cod by carriage, [18 July 1840]

Letter from Frances Barnard Smith (Billerica) to Thomas Carter Smith describing her visit to Billerica, 24 Aug. 1840

Letter from Elizabeth B. Hallett (Concord) to Frances Barnard Smith about her pleasure in visiting her, 29 May 1842

Letter from Frances Barnard Smith (Portsmouth) to Thomas Carter Smith describing her experience boarding at the Vars farm at Bristol Ferry, June 1842

Mortgage deed from Thomas Carter Smith and Frances Barnard Smith to Charles P. Curtis for property at Boston, 1 June 1842

Letter from Frances Barnard Smith (New Bedford) to Thomas Carter Smith describing her visit to the Coffins at New Bedford, 13 June 1842

Letter from Frances Barnard Smith (Boston) to Thomas Carter Smith about attending services at Mt. Auburn and family news, 14 June 1842

Mortgage deed from Thomas Carter Smith and Frances Barnard Smith to Neptune Insurance Co. for property at Boston, with promissory note, 17 Nov. 1854 assignment of mortgage to William Foster Otis, 9 June 1857 reassignment to William Sohier and Harrison Ritchie, and 31 Dec. 1857 reassignment to Samuel Hooper, 31 Aug. 1842

Mortgage deed from Thomas Carter Smith and Frances Barnard Smith to Charles P. Curtis for land at Boston, with promissory note and memorandum of transaction, 21 Sep. 1842

Bill from George Howarth (Boston) to Thomas Carter Smith for restoring John Singleton Copley's portraits of Isaac and Elizabeth Storer Smith, 20 June 1843

Letter from Frances Barnard Smith (Boston) to Mary Caldwell announcing the birth of her daughter, 26 Sep. 1843

Letter from Henry Bond (Philadelphia) to Thomas Carter Smith about the genealogy of the Bright family, 23-25 Nov. 1843

Letter from Frances Barnard Smith (Boston) to Mary Caldwell with news of her family, 16 June 1844

Draft of letter from Thomas Carter Smith (Boston) to Henry Bond about the Bright family, 2 Dec. 1844

Letter from Henry Bond (Philadelphia) to Thomas Carter Smith on genealogical matters, 18 Dec. 1846

Mortgage deed from Thomas Carter Smith and Frances Barnard Smith (Boston) to Massachusetts Hospital Life Insurance Co., with promissory note, 30 June 1847

Will of Elizabeth Hall, 18 Apr. 1848 [copy]

Letter from Hannah Smith Pickman (Niagara Falls) to Thomas Carter Smith describing her trip from Boston to New York and sightseeing at the falls, 22 June 1848

Letter from Joshua Green (Groton) to Thomas Carter Smith enclosing a manuscript copy of the sermon preached by Rev. Peter Thacher at the funeral of Elizabeth Storer Smith, 12 July 1849

Letter from Catherine G. Prescott (Boston) to Hannah Smith Pickman about affairs of the asylum and describing the appearance of the Revere House, 22 Aug. 1849

Letter from Catherine G. Prescott (Boston) to Hannah Smith Pickman about John Webster's confession and petition to the governor and about Boston's preparation for the Fourth of July celebration, 2 July 1850

Draft of letter from Frances Barnard Smith to her aunt Mrs. Cromwell Barnard about disposition of her house at Nantucket, 18 Oct. 1853

Copied by Thomas Carter Smith.

Assignment of mortgage of Boston property from Neptune Insurance Co. to William Foster Otis, with 31 Aug. 1842 mortgage deed from Thomas Carter Smith and Frances Barnard Smith to Neptune Insurance Co., 17 Nov. 1854

Letter from Cromwell Barnard (Nantucket) to Frances Barnard Smith on personal matters, 15 Dec. 1856

Reassignment of mortgage deed for property at Boston from William Foster Otis to William Sohier and Harrison Ritchie, with 31 Aug. 1842 mortgage deed from Thomas Carter Smith and Frances Barnard Smith to Neptune Insurance Co., 9 June 1857

Reassignment of mortgage deed for property at Boston from William Sohier and Harrison Ritchie to Samuel Hooper, with 31 Aug. 1842 mortgage deed from Thomas Carter Smith and Frances Barnard Smith to Neptune Insurance Co., 31 Dec. 1857

Promissory note from Thomas Carter Smith (Boston) to Samuel Hooper, 31 Dec. 1857

Letter from Cromwell Barnard (Nantucket) to Thomas Carter Smith about his living arrangements, 21 May 1858

Renewal of promissory note from Thomas Carter Smith (Boston) to Samuel Hooper, 30 June 1858

Mortgage deed from Thomas Carter Smith and Frances Barnard Smith to Charles P. Curtis for land at Boston, with promissory note, 1 May 1859

Letter from Thomas D. Townsend to his mother with family news, 24 Aug. 1859

Letter from William V. Smith (Iver, Russia) to his father Thomas Carter Smith describing his surroundings and activities in Russia, 15 Aug. 1860

Testamentary letter of appointment to Thomas Carter Smith as executor of Hannah Smith Pickman's estate, 9 Feb. 1863

Memorandum of Mary Smith Gray Otis related to the distribution of silver plate in her estate, 3 May 1864 [copy]

Letter from William V. Smith (Jacksonville, Fla.) to his mother Frances Barnard Smith about a skirmish with Confederate troops near the North Edisto River while serving with Birney's brigade, 16 July 1864

Letter from William V. Smith (Jacksonville, Fla.) to his mother Frances Barnard Smith about his army activities while stationed in the Jacksonville area, 21 July 1864

Letter from William V. Smith (Monroe, Va.) to his father Thomas Carter Smith about being hospitalized for wounds, 8 Oct. 1864

Explanation by [Dr.] Rush at the [Chesapeake Hospital, Va.] of the surgical procedure performed on William V. Smith after he was wounded in battle, 6 Dec. 1864

Letter from Joseph H. Prince (Barnstead, N.H.) to Thomas Carter Smith about his son William V. Smith's return home from an army hospital, 30 Dec. 1864

Letter from William V. Smith (City Point, Va.) to his mother Frances Barnard Smith about his return to army headquarters, with 19 May 1865 letter from M. B. Dulley to Frances Barnard Smith forwarding letters, 15 May 1865

Letter from William V. Smith (City Point, Va.) to his mother Frances Barnard Smith about his military duties, with 19 May 1865 letter from M. B. Dulley to Frances Barnard Smith forwarding letters, 17 May 1865

Letter from M. B. Dulley (Monroe, Va.) to Frances Barnard Smith about war matters, enclosing 15 May 1865 and 17 May 1865 letters from William V. Smith, 19 May 1865

Letter from William V. Smith (Camp Lincoln, Va.) to his mother Frances Barnard Smith about army orders moving his corps to Texas, 20 May 1865

Letter from William V. Smith (Monroe, Va.) to his mother Frances Barnard Smith about his return to the army hospital, 24 May 1865

Letter from William V. Smith (Monroe, Va.) to his mother Frances Barnard Smith about his hospitalization, 27 May 1865

Letter from William V. Smith (Indianola, Tex.) to his father Thomas Carter Smith about his activities, 25 July 1865

Letter from William V. Smith (Indianola, Tex.) to his father Thomas Carter Smith about the difficulties of receiving mail through army channels, 31 Aug. 1865

Articles of agreement for the sale of William W. Morland's land to Thomas Carter Smith, 8 Oct. 1868

Agreement of William W. Morland with Thomas Carter Smith for the sale of land at Boston, 15 Oct. 1868

Bank draft of Thomas Carter Smith in favor of William W. Morland, 15 Oct. 1868

Short message from Eliza Henderson Boardman Otis (Boston) to Smith asking for assistance in a private business matter, 16 Aug. 1869

Memorandum by Thomas Carter Smith about his watch, 1870

Directions by Thomas Carter Smith for the disposition of his personal property, 14 Dec. 1873

Genealogical notes on the Robert Thompson family, 19 Apr. 1875

Directions by Thomas Carter Smith for the disposition of his personal property to his children after his death, 24 Dec. 1877

Memorandum regarding the notice in the Boston Daily Advertiser of Thomas Carter Smith's death, 28 Sep. 1880

Undated

Poem: "To the Great God at Last," by Charles Hopkins [copy]

Poems by T. B. Mackay

Essay: "The Wonderful Prophet," by William Mackay

Verses dedicated to Col. Benjamin Pollard

Survey map of settlers' lots in Ossipee by a surveyor from Parsonsfield, with poem entitled "An Essay on Great Ossipee's Northern Prospect"

Poem: "Answer to Mr. Byles"

Poem: Verses on moral issues, with essay on Ireland

Poem: Verse on the power of money

Poem: Verse on misery changed to joy

Poem: "On the death of a fine boy of 7 years old"

Poem: "On the Death of Miss M. B. F."

Poem: "Stephen and Laura: A Tale"

Poem: "A Hymn on Peace"

Letters from Elizabeth Smith Hale to Hannah Carter Smith

Song: "The Disappointed Cooper" to the tune of "Old Latimer preaching did fairly describe"

Song: "Dumb Betty: A New York Song"

Genealogical tables and notes related to the descendants of Thomas Smith and Sarah Boylston Smith, compiled by Thomas Carter Smith

List of articles to be obtained for Lydia Bishop by Mr. Smith

Record of the family of Capt. William Smith and Abigail Fowle Smith Edwards

Survey by William Crafts and G. Flagg of property of Isaac Smith sold to William Hislop

Fragment of message from George Gordon Noel Byron to Mr. Webb about an omission in a delivery to him

Letter from Thomas Cary to his aunt Hannah Carter Smith about Rev. Frothingham's death and a copy of his discourse [incomplete]

Smith family religious essays

Song: "When the Bright God of Day"

Sermon of [Isaac Smith, Jr.] [copy]

Chronology of the Smith family taken from letters from Thomas Smith (Charleston) to his uncle William Smith of Charlestown

Memorandum by Thomas Carter Smith of a war deed

Lists by Thomas Carter Smith of early Smith family documents

Prayer by William Smith, Jr. [copy]

Essay on conduct and draft of a prayer by William Smith, Jr.

Memorandum by William Smith of early family records

Memorandum by William Smith of land on the west side of the Kennebec River

Memoranda by William Smith on land plots adjacent to him at Charlestown [2 pieces]

Plot map of land owned by William Smith at Boston showing the segment for the proposed sale to John Codman

Draft of bill of sale and plot map by William Smith showing property in Boston to be sold to John Codman, Jr.

Oath by Joseph Banafield of Falmouth, England, related to "An act for the further increase and encouragement of shipping and navigation" [incomplete]

Letter from D. Storer to William Smith accompanying a gift in memory of his brother

Scheme for enforcing the more strict observation of the Sabbath in the great town of B. N.E. [copy]

Suggested itinerary for a trip from Belchertown through Vermont

Preferred Citation

Smith-Carter family papers, Massachusetts Historical Society.

Access Terms

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Persons:

Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818.
Adams, John, 1735-1826.
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848.
Adams family.
Boylston, Thomas, 1721-1798.
Carter, Joshua.
Carter family.
Eustis, William, 1735-1825.
Hancock, John, 1737-1793.
Pickering, Timothy, 1745-1829.
Smith, Isaac, 1719-1787.
Smith, Isaac, 1749-1829.
Smith, Thomas Carter, 1796-1880.
Smith, William, 1667-1730.
Smith, William, 1706-1783.
Smith, William, 1755-1816.
Smith, William V.
Smith family.
Smith family--Genealogy.
Warren, Mercy Otis, 1728-1814.

Organizations:

United States. Army. Colored Infantry Regiment, 7th (1863-1866).

Subjects:

Account books--1734-1755.
American loyalists--Massachusetts.
Copybooks.
Family history--1700-1749.
Family history--1750-1799.
Family history--1800-1849.
Merchants--Massachusetts--Boston.
Merchants--Massachusetts--Medford.
Merchants--Massachusetts--Weymouth.
Shipowners--Massachusetts--Boston.
Shipowners--Massachusetts--Medford.
Shipowners--Massachusetts--Weymouth.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Regimental histories--Colored Infantry, 7th.
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Commerce.
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Public opinion.