Henry Lloyd
Business Records, 1765-1767

Mss: 776

Historical Note:

Henry Lloyd was a merchant in Boston, Massachusetts, engaged in foreign trade. He did business primarily with agents in Halifax, Nova Scotia, the West Indies and England.

Scope and Content:

The collection consists of one letterbook detailing Lloyd's business activities related to trading in the West Indies, Halifax, Nova Scotia, and England. Of note are letters referring to the Stamp Act's negative effect on business. Also included is a list of Boston prices for commodities exported and imported. An index was prepared by John Selby in 1953.

Provenance : Purchase

Amount: 1 volume

See Also:
Letters of Boston Merchants, Mss 732 1737-1790 B747.
Additional letters of Henry Lloyd and James Lloyd are in Houghton Library, Harvard College Library.