0.5 linear feet
Catalog Number: M2
Agency History / Biographical Note:
The Ainge family centers around a late-18th-century gentleman, Alexander Ainge, once a watchmaker, later a broker in London, England. Other family members include his brother, William, of Lincoln's Inn; his wife Elizabeth Beard; and William's sons, William and Edward, who were adopted and taken into business by their uncle. No birth or death dates are available.
Scope and Content:
Documents, including promissory notes, marriage settlements, accounts, indentures, etc. relating to the Ainge family (1766-1833). Also included are financial accounts of British colonial agents in Jamaica [1794-1803?] and of a military excursion into Holland (1801); no member of the Ainge family is named in these.
Cite as: Ainge family papers, George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library.
Access Restrictions: None.