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Found 8 collections related to China -- Commerce -- United States

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Webb, Samuel Blatchley, 1753-1807
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3252
.4 linear feet (1 box); 1 microfilm reel
Samuel Blatchley Webb (1753-1807) was a general with the American army during the Revolution and a founder of the Society of the Cincinnati. His son, James Watson Webb (1802-1884) was a soldier, publisher and diplomat. For three decades he... more
Hill, Samuel, 1777-1825
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1397
3 v., 1 oversize folder
The Samuel Hill papers consist of his autobiography, his journal of a voyage of the brig Ulysses, unidentified poetry, and writings by F. Stanhope Hill about Samuel Hill, all bound in one volume; a bound copy of the autobiography in negative... more
Wolcott, Frederick Henry, b. 1808
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3367
.15 linear feet (2 volumes)
Prominent New York City merchant Frederick Henry Wolcott kept this diary (2 vols.) from November 5, 1849 through January 2, 1854. Prior to his retirement on January 1, 1852, he was partner in the dry goods firm Wolcott and Slade. Diary entries... more
Low, Josiah Orne, 1821-1895
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1814
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Letters and family papers (1837-1884) collected by Josiah Orne Low (New York City merchant), including correspondence from Low's brother (William Henry Low) while he was involved in mercantile trading in China; Low's sister (Harriet Low Hilliard);... more
Gouverneur & Kemble
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18816
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Gouverneur & Kemble was a prominent New York City mercantile firm established in the late 18th century. The Gouverneur & Kemble cash book is a record of cash transactions conducted by the firm from late November 1800 to early March 1805 as... more
Pollard family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2450
7 linear feet (17 boxes)
Richard Pollard (1829-1908) was an insurance agent in Lynchburg, Virginia, and a trader during the 1850s in the Chinese import/export business. He served in the Confederate Army during the U.S. Civil War and was active in the Court St. Methodist... more
Law, William, 1686-1761
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1698
.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
William Law, Jr. was a merchant of New York City and Connecticut. Papers consist of correspondence and financial accounts, 1807-1817, generated while Law acted as agent and supercargo for the merchant firm of Minturn & Champlin of New York City.... more
Wolcott, Oliver, 1760-1833
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4221
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Oliver Wolcott (1760-1833), was United States Secretary of the Treasury, 1795-1800; United States Circuit Court judge for the Second Circuit, 1801-1802; and governor of Connecticut, 1817-1827. Wolcott also served as the state comptroller of... more
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