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See associated items Collection Number: MS0048
Collection Title: Boardman and Pope account book, 1811-1822
Creator: Boardman & Pope
Incl. Dates: 1811 -- -- --1822
Volume: 1 volume in phase box
History: William H. Boardman (also known as Bordman) and Pascal P. Pope formed a business partnership to purchase and outfit ships for international shipments of various goods from Boston harbor. In business from 1807 to 1829, Boardman & Pope had offices at Fort Hill Wharf (1807), 17 Foster's Wharf (1809), and 37 India Wharf (1810). Boardman's father (William) and later his son (also William) were in the same business. William H. Boardman seems to have retired in 1829, and Pascal Pope continued to operate a business under his own name at 37 India Wharf (The Boston Directory omits Pope's business listing in 1838).
Description: Collection contains one volume recording financial transactions (10 Aug. 1811-29 July 1822). Transactions record purchases, renovations, and outfitting of various ships, including the Rapid (1811), Cordelia (1812), President Adams (1812), Adze (1812), Felicity (1812), American Hero (1813), Isabella (1813), Katherine (1815), Cossack (1815), Charon (1815) Paragon (1818), Volunteer (1820), Eagle (1821), and Brutus (1821). Individuals to whom Boardman and Pope paid money include merchants J. Amory, Samuel Appleton, Josiah H. Barker, John Beach, Jr., Henry Boit, Jos. Bray, Nathan Bridge, Thomas Clement (II and III), Henry Cooper, Sam. Davenport, W. H. Davis, Abraham Dean, Jon Dorr, Mayhew Folger, Benj. W. Lamb, J. Lombard, Jr., Nathan Long, William Moore, Caleb Peirce, C. Reynolds, Richard & Jones, C. Stimpson, Isaac Whittemore, Robert Williams, and Rebecca Miller. Other mentioned are mariners Robert Carter and John Hunt, laborers Peter Nelson, Bernard Julien, and Joquin Castillo, shipwright Hawkes Lincoln, and insurance agent Charles Bradbury.
Personal: Amory, J. --Appleton, Samuel --Barker, Josiah H. --Beach, John Jr. --Boit, Henry --Bray, Joseph --Bridge, Nathan --Clement II, Thomas --Clement III, Thomas --Cooper, Henry --Davenport, Samuel --Davis, W.H. --Dean, Abraham --Dorr, Jon --Folger, Mayhew --Lamb, Benjamin W. --Lombard, J. Jr. --Long, Nathan --Moore, William --Peirce, Caleb --Reynolds, C. --Stimpson, C. --Whittemore, Isaac --Williams, Robert --Carter, Robert --Hunt, John --Nelson, Peter --Julien, Bernard --Castillo, Joquin --Lincoln, Hawkes --Bradbury, Charles --Miller, Rebecca --Boardman, William (also known as Bordman) --Boardman, William (also known as Bordman)
Corporate: Richard & Jones --Boardman and Pope (1807-1829) --
Topic: Shipping --Commerce
Geographic: Massachusetts --Boston (Mass.)
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Notes: See Samuel Eliot Morison's The Maritime History of Massachusetts 1873-1860 (Boston, 1921), 287-290.

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