Minot papers special collection, 1710-1776.


Minot papers special collection, 1710-1776.

Small collection of papers related to the early history of Massachusetts, including a record book of contributions toward construction of Long Wharf in Boston kept by Stephen Minot (1710); a letter from the Mass. General Court signed by Andrew Oliver, to Jasper Mauduit, colonial agent in London, protesting recent acts of Parliament (1764); documents signed by Gov. Francis Bernard, authorizing payment for Province officials and to Thomas Hutchinson and Andrew Oliver for losses and suffering incurred during the Stamp Act riots; and a list of enemies against the United Colonies, signed by John Scollay (1776). Originals and photocopies.

2 folders.


SNAC Resource ID: 6964906

Massachusetts Historical Society

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Mauduit, Jasper

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Jasper Mauduit, who served as colonial agent in London for the Province of Massachusetts Bay from 1762 to 1765, was the son of Isaac Mauduit (1662/3-1718) and Elizabeth Mauduit (1671/2-1713). The years of his birth and death are not known. He was a prosperous woolen-draper and owned a business on Lime Street in London, called Mauduit and Company, with his brother Israel Mauduit (1708-1787) and his son-in-law, James Wright. They conducted active business in Virginia and were financially successfu...

Minot, Stephen.

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Bernard, Francis, Sir, 1712?-1779

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Bernard was Captain General and Governor in Chief of the Province of Massachusetts Bay. From the description of DS, 1762 January 28. : Boston. Appointment. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 14194099 Governor of Massachusetts Bay (Colony). From the description of Sir Francis Bernard commission, 1768. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79456180 Sir Francis Bernard was born in England in July 1712. After graduating from Oxford University i...

Scollay, John.

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Oliver, Andrew, 1706-1774

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Massachusetts colonial official: lieutenant governor 1771-1774; commissioner to negotiate with Six Nations 1748. From the description of ALS, 1764 Nov. 28, Boston, to Rev. Stephen West, Stockbridge, Mass. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122610623 ...

Hutchinson, Thomas, 1711-1780

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Governor of Massachusetts. From the description of Certification, 1752. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70960172 At this time, Hutchinson was judge of probate in Suffolk County (1749-1766); later he was royal governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony (1771-1774) From the description of A Brief State of that Part of Massachusetts Bay which is situated East of the Province of Main (sic) with reasons for erecting it into a separate & distinct Province : manuscript...