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Avery, John 1739-1806

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Works: 63 works in 81 publications in 1 language and 300 library holdings
Genres: History  Military history  Claims  Sources  Proclamations  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Signer
Classifications: Z1215,
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by Ezekiel Price( )
in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Correspondence, ledgers, account books, marine insurance records and policies, receipts, and legal documents, relating to Price's activities as notary, his commission, prior to the American Revolution, from the British High Admiralty Court when he acted as agent for British firms seeking to recover debts incurred by Boston merchants, handling of marine insurance, and duties as clerk of Inferior Court of Common Pleas. Includes descriptions of Boston shipping, particularly trade with England before the Revolution; correspondence referring to the activities of Robert Rogers in the French and Indian War; account (1768-1769) of wages paid to a wet-nurse; list (1776) of Boston innkeepers; and diary (1775-1776) recording the outbreak of hostilities in Boston at the outset of the Revolution. Persons and businesses represented include John Adams, Jeremy Belknap, and James Lowther, Earl of Lonsdale; and Bracken and Wilkinson and Harrison, Bernard, and Spragg, merchants
By the Governor : a proclamation for a day of public thanksgiving by Massachusetts( Book )
2 editions published between 1794 and 1795 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Samuel Holten Papers by Samuel Holten( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Danvers, MA, physician and Essex County judge. This collection consists of one folder of correspondence with John Avery, Secretary of State of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, concerning appointments and government business. Also includes letters to Benjamin Chase and Hohn Hancock; letters from Rufus King and John Lee; bills and receipts
Examination of the claim of New York (State) ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
An examination into the history of the claims of New York to lands west of the Hudson River, written by a committee appointed to settle the boundary dispute between New York (State) and Massachusetts in 1784. The committee consisted of Samuel Adams, James Bowdoin (1726-1790), and John Lowell, and the document is signed by John Avery, Jr
[Military commission and discharge certificates for Lewis Glover ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Commission for Glover as first sergeant of the Company of Independent Cadets signed by John T. Apthorp, Lieut. Col. Independent Cadets, 6 May 1804. Commission for Glover as adjutant of the Independent Company Cadets with the rank of captain signed by Secretary John Avery and Governor Caleb Strong, 16 July 1805. Verso has note by Major General Simon West dated Boston 19 October 1805 that Glover took the required oaths and declarations. Independent Cadets membership card for Lewis Glover dated 6 May 1805. Discharge for Captain Lewis Glover, adjutant of the Independent Company of Cadets signed by Adjutant General 5 May 1810
[Documents concerning William Jackson ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
First document is a true copy (attested by John Avery) of a petition dated 9 July 1777 by William Jackson, a loyalist of Boston, MA, asking permission of state government to leave for Europe. Includes a note dated 14 July 1777 that Jackson's petition was granted. Second document is a true copy (attested by John Avery) of a petition dated Boston 13 June 1786 by William Jackson [after his return from exile] requesting the return of his house at Cornhill. Also includes certificate of Elisha Parkman concerning his employment as a clerk in the store of William and James Jackson, ca. 1775
 
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