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Avery, John 1739-1806

Works: 65 works in 88 publications in 1 language and 371 library holdings
Genres: History  Military history  Claims  Sources  Proclamations  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Signer
Classifications: Z1215, 974.403
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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

by Massachusetts( )

1 edition published in 1798 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Precept to the Selectmen of the Town of Rehoboth, Mass., to call a meeting for the election of a representative to be sent to Congress, signed by Increase Sumner, governor and John Avery, Jr., secretary of the Commonwealth
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
[John Avery, Jr correspondence] by John Avery( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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John Avery

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