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Harvard Historical Studies 111

Perry of London

A Family and a Firm on the Seaborne Frontier, 1615–1753

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$61.00 • £48.95 • €55.00

ISBN 9780674663060

Publication Date: 01/01/1992


105 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

4 tables, 4 line illustrations

Harvard Historical Studies


  • Preface
  • Note on Names
  • Introduction
  • I. The Rise of the House of Perry, 1615–1721
    • 1. The Early Perrys and Their Wanderings
    • 2. The Emergence of Perry & Lane
    • 3. The Business of the Perry Firm
    • 4. The Public Role of Micaiah Perry I
  • II. The Fall of the House of Perry, 1721–1753
    • 5. The Challenge of the Third Generation
    • 6. The Perils of Politics
    • 7. The Family after the Fall
  • Conclusion: Choosing a Frame for the Picture
  • Abbreviations
  • Appendix A. Draft Service Agreement
  • Appendix B. Goods Exported by Perry, Lane & Co. to Virginia and Maryland
  • Appendix C. The Hutchinson Connection
  • Appendix D. The Early Perys and Perrys: Some Problems
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Notes
  • Index

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