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Hancock family

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Papers III by Hancock family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A small misc. collection of documents related to the Hancock family of Mass. Much of the material includes letters written by John Hancock and documents (including a divorce decree, 7 May 1782), military commissions, and appointments signed by him as president of the Continental Congress and as governor of Mass. Other Hancock materials include two letters from J.H. Bastide and Thomas Gage to Thomas Hancock (John's uncle) regarding supplies for the British and American forces in the French and Indian War; a wastebook (1809-13) noting daily accounts for the Hancock family's Boston merchant business; and letters and deeds for John Hancock's brother, Ebenezer, and his two nephews, John and Thomas
Receipted medical bill from Thomas Bulfinch to the estate of Thomas Hancock by Thomas Bulfinch( )

1 edition published in 1765 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Invoice dated September 30, 1765, addressed to the estate of Thomas Hancock from Boston physician Thomas Bulfinch (1728-1802), A.B., Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachustts, for attending and administering medicines to the Hancock family from October 15, 1763 to August 1, 1764. Written on the verso is a note that payment was received in 1764
Papers II by Hancock family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Primarily letters to Thomas Hancock related to his role as a prominent Boston merchant and as the supplier for the British/American troops in the French and Indian War; and his receipt book of amounts received (1744-1747). Also contained in the collection are receipts related to Harvard College finances during John Hancock's tenure as Treasurer, and a few other misc. letters written to him. Correspondents include Jeffrey Amherst, J.H. Bastide, Peregrine T. Hopson, William Shirley, and William Powell. All original items have been photocopied, while several items exist only in photocopy format
Hancock family by Hancock (Family)( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Records of, and about, Captain Henry Richard Hancock and his son, (Henry) Lipson Hancock. They relate to both the Wallaroo and Moonta Mines (where both men worked), the Moonta Mines Methodist Church, its Sunday School and Lipson Hancock's innovatory school courses. Includes original publications, photographs, newspaper cuttings and architectural plans
Hancock Family by Hancock (Family)( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This collection consists of Phillips's voluminous notes on the Hancocks, including drafts of chapters for an unpublished book, and transcriptions of Hancock letters (from originals held in various libraries). Most of the material concerns Thomas Hancock, the Boston merchant, but there is some information on his famous nephew, John Hancock (1736/37-1793). There are notes on the Hancock mansion on Beacon Hill and material and photographs on the Henchman-Hancock-Lincoln house in Worcester, Massachusetts (demolished in the late 1920s). The correspondence to Phillips was generated in response to his queries for information. There is a small quantity of original Hancock family documents, 1735-1816, in box 4 and the oversize manuscripts folder
Hancock family papers by Hancock family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Manuscripts, business and family correspondence, receipts, contracts, inventories of bills, decedents' estates, deeds and letters to and from John Hancock while he served on the Massachusetts General Court and as President of the Continental Congress. Letters discuss equipment, supplies, commerce, the Massachusetts Militia, Continental Army, and other aspects relating to the American Revolution. Also, business correspondence discussing financial aspects, accounts, investments, shipping to and from Canada, and letters to Thomas Hancock related to his role as a prominent Boston merchant and as the supplier for the British/American troops in the French and Indian War related to shipping merchant Thomas Hancock and later John Hancock. Also includes a receipt book, 1747-55, and letter book, 1745-50, of Thomas Hancock, and letter book of John Hancock, 1780-82. Correspondents include Ebenezer Hancock, Thomas Hancock, William Donnison, James Murray, Thomas Cushing, Artemas Ward, William Livingston, William Heath, Robert Treat Paine, Dorothy Quincy, Henry Knox, Edmund Quincy, Edward Browne, and Mercy Scollay, among others
Hancock family papers by Hancock family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence, sermons, biographical materials, bills and receipts, and other papers, of members of the Hancock family
Hancock papers by Hancock family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Exchange of letters between family members; 2 other pieces. Mississippi chiefly; also the Confederate Army in Virginia and North Carolina
Hancock family accounts and receipts by Hancock family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Accounts and receipts of Boston merchants Thomas Hancock, 1728-1764; Blanchard & Hancock, 1763-1768; John Hancock, 1765-1783; Ebenezer Hancock, 1766-1812; and John Hancock, 1795-1829. Included are a few letters, primarily on financial matters, and papers related to purchases of Boston lands. Many of the receipts of Thomas Hancock date from the French and Indian War, when he served as one of the chief suppliers to British forces
Hancock-Clarke family papers by Hancock family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers of the related Hancock and Clarke families of Boston and Groton, Mass., 1818-1906, include mostly family correspondence exchanged among ship captain John Hancock and his wife Emeline F. Hancock while on the island of St. Thomas in the West Indies and their children, Groton farmer Charles H., farmer John J., and Irene A. Hancock, who later married Warren Clarke. Letters describe daily activities, family members, marriages, and deaths
Hancock Family papers by Hancock Family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Personal and business papers of Jotham Hancock, keeper of the powder house in Albany, and his son, Jotham Hancock, Jr., constable of Albany. Also correspondence of John and George Hancock, son of Jotham, Jr. Included are landlord warrants; letters describing events in the Anti-Rent War, 1844; and letters from Hamilton Fish and Millard Fillmore
 
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