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Newport Insurance Company records

Inventory


Series 1. Insurance records
This series is arranged alphabetical by type, and then chronologically. Each of the bound volumes are numbered.

Box 109, Folder 9 Charter and office book
1799-1800 April 1
Box 223, Folder 5 Company shares
Contents Note: Two shares of Newport Insurance Company stock belonging to Henry Potter. Shares numbered 320 and 321.

1802 March 25
Folder Volume 111 Ledger
Contents Note: This bound volume contains records of business for the Newport Insurance Company, 1799-1807. The ledger is an original oversized leather and decorated bound volume, not bound by NHS. The spine indicates that the ledger covers the years from 1799-1809, but it appears to only cover up to 1807.

1799-1807
Folder Volume 117 Ledger
Contents Note: This original leather bound, decorated volume is the record of transactions of the Newport Insurance Company from 1809-1812. There is a good amount of worm damage in the last pages, which are blank.

1809-1812
Folder Volume 106 Letters and rates
Contents Note: The bulk of this bound volume contains copied letters written on behalf of the Newport Historical Society, including a letter to Thomas Jefferson, then President of the United States. Not bound, but within the books' pages, are additional correspondence and business records. Many pages of the volume are blank. Though the spine indicates there are records as late as 1865 included, that does not appear to be the case.

1799-1803
Folder Volume 116 Record of policies
Contents Note: This original leather bound, decorated volume covers insurance policies numbered 116-351, dated October 5, 1799 - September 13, 1800. This record book exhibits a good deal of worm damage.

1799 October 5-1800 September 13
Folder Volume 113 Record of policies
Contents Note: This original leather bound, decorated volume covers insurance policies numbered 352-539, dated September 13 ,1800 - June 4, 1801.

1800 September 13-1801 June 4
Folder Volume 121 Record of policies
Contents Note: This original leather bound, decorated volume covers insurance policies numbered 542-827, dated June 6, 1801 - November 12, 1802. This volume exhibits some worm damage, and the cover has detached from the spine.

1801 June 6-1802 November 12
Folder Volume 112 Record of policies
Contents Note: This original, oversized leather bound, decorated volume contains policies of the Newport Insurance Company numbered 828-1128 and dated from November 13 1802 - May 6 1804. This record book is in poor condition, the cover has detatched from the spine and the back cover is partially detatched.

1802 November 13-1804 May 6
Folder Volume 114 Record of policies
Contents Note: This original leather bound, decorated volume covers insurance policies numbered 1129-1419, dated May 13, 1804 - December 6, 1805.

1804 May 13-1805 December 6
Folder Volume 115 Record of policies
Contents Note: This original leather bound, decorated volume covers insurance policies numbered 1420-1697, dated December 7, 1805-September 29, 1807. Policy number 740, dated May 21, 1802 was found within the front cover, and remains there.

1805 December 7-1807 September 29
Folder Volume 119 Record of policies
Contents Note: This original leather bound, decorated volume covers insurance policies numbered 1698-1976, dated October 1, 1807 - November 15, 1810. This volume exhibits some worm damage.

1807 October 1-1810 November 15
Folder Volume 118 Record of policies
Contents Note: This original leather bound, decorated volume covers insurance policies numbered 1979-2228, dated November 17, 1810 - March 25, 1812. Several insurance policies are blank at the end of the record book.

1810 November 17-1812 March 25