A Guide to the B. W. Swett Papers, 1780-1781, 1816
The town of Haverhill, Massachusetts, located north of Boston, was founded in 1640. In the 18th century, a board of elected selectmen executively governed the town, including financial affairs.
The B. W. Swett Papers, 1780-1781, 1816, donated by Bert W. Swett of Grand Prairie, Texas, consist of a four financial documents (1780-1781), from the selectmen of Haverhill, Masssachusetts. These documents include two procurements of clothes and shoes to the Continental Army and a printed statement of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Tax Law for 1816.
This collection is open for research use.
B. W. Swett Papers, 1780-1781, 1816, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.
Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s “History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light project,” 2009-2011.
Detailed Description of the Papers