Found 4 collections related to New York (N.Y.) -- Commerce -- 18th century

Cock, Elijah
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4212
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The papers of Elijah Cock, merchant of New York City, and of his sons George, John, and Townsend Cock, including land papers, bonds, notes, contracts, accounts, and the will of Elijah Cock
Delafield, John, 1748-1824
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3500
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
John Delafield, a British emigrant, arrived in New York in 1783 and opened a banking office. In 1789, he was a New York City insurance broker. He later served as an assemblyman for the City of New York.
MacGregor, Coll, -1801
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3517
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Collin MacGregor (died 1801), known as Coll MacGregor, was a Scottish New York City merchant acting on behalf of Loyalist or British businessmen in Nova Scotia, Great Britain and elsewhere. The collection consists of letterbooks dated 1783-1784,... more
Morris & Ludlum
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24326
.20 linear feet (1 volume)
The mercantile firm of Morris & Ludlum (active 1790s) operated a hardware store on Water Street in New York City, and also engaged in potash production in Sussex County, New Jersey. The Morris & Ludlum letter and order book, 1797-1825, contains... more
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