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Collection Reference Number GLC01450.006.08
From Archive Folder Lovett family business accounts. Documents relating to the privateer ship the Pilgrim 
Title Account book of John Lovett
Date 3 September 1774 - 25 March 1777
Author Lovett, John (1743-1792)  
Document Type Book; Business and financial document
Content Description Details the Lovett family accounts, the bulk of which span the years 1775-1776. Most are lists of sundry goods brought to Lovett by ship and their costs. Mentions the names of many ships, their sailing dates, and their captains. Inscribed, "John Lovet his book Elizabeth Lovet" on inside cover. John Lovett signed his name repeatedly and doodled all over the front and back covers. Lovett was a privateer ship merchant and captain in Beverly, Massachusetts.
Subjects Women's History  Revolutionary War  Merchants and Trade  Maritime  Privateering  Finance  Military History  Global History and Civics  
People Lovett, John (1743-1792)  Lovett, Elizabeth (1745-1825)  
Place written Beverly, Massachusetts
Theme The American Revolution; Children & Family; Merchants & Commerce
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859