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Williams, Howell L., 1792-1872
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4681
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Howell L. Williams (1792-1872) was a New York City commission merchant and partner in the firm of Williams, Rogers & Robert. The partnership dissolved in 1834, resuming business as Robert & Williams. The collection consists of mercantile... more
Taylor & Newman
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24502
.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Taylor & Newman was a grocery firm in New York City. The collection comprises five letters received by the firm regarding mercantile transactions: one each from John McCrea at Londonderry and John Holmes at Philadelphia, and three from Captain... more
Rodman, William R. (William Rotch), 1786-1855
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24500
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
William R. Rodman (1786-1855) of New Bedford, Massachusetts, was a merchant whose family was associated with the establishment of the whaling industry there. Jacob Barker (1779-1871) of Nantucket made his fortune in New York City as a shipping... more
Lawrence, Jonathan, 1737-1812
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24496
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Jonathan Lawrence (1737-1812) of Newtown, Queens County, Long Island was a New York City merchant, politician and militia officer. The Jonathan Lawrence papers, 1765-1810, contain letters written by Jonathan Lawrence, documents, and two account... more
Briggs, Jeremiah, 1791 or 1792-1876
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24490
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Jeremiah Briggs (1791 or 1792-1876) was a New York City sea captain and shipping merchant who served in the U.S. Flotilla during the War of 1812. He was born on Block Island to John and Mary Briggs and resided in New York City and Sag Harbor, Long... more
Woodward, Solomon, Jr., 1804-1886
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4688
.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Solomon Woodward Jr. (1804-1886) of Taunton, Massachusetts was a dry-goods merchant, farmer, and politician, representing Taunton in the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1860 and 1861. He was the son of Solomon Woodward (died 1877) and... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24608
3.06 linear feet (7 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
The Mercantile Collection, 1726-1950, is a synthetic collection documenting mercantile and other business activities from the early-17th to the mid-20th centuries, especially in the northeastern United States. It consists of papers and records... more
Baker, Simeon, 1779-1821
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3568
.2 linear feet (1 volume, 1 folder)
Simeon Baker (1779-1821) was a ship captain based in New York City for much of his career, sailing as master of various ships in the transatlantic trade. In 1818 he married Jemima Cock of Mill Neck, in the township of Oyster Bay, Long Island. The... more
Wetmore, David W., 1798-1879
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24503
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
David W. (David Woodhull) Wetmore (1798-1879) was a New York City iron merchant. David W. Wetmore letters and documents, 1822-1869, consist of letters addressed to David W. Wetmore at New York, Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, and Liverpool, England,... more
Dutilh & Wachsmuth (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24494
.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Dutilh & Wachsmuth, a mercantile firm in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was established by Etienne (Stephen) Dutilh (1751-1810) under the name of E. Dutilh & Co., doing business shortly after his arrival in Philadelphia in 1783. The collection of... 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
Hubbard, David G. (David Greene), 1773-1825
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 25778
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
David G. (David Greene) Hubbard (1773-1825), a New York City merchant, was born in Norwich, Connecticut to William Hubbard and his first wife, Lydia Coit. He was established in business in Manhattan by the mid-1790s. In 1825 he also became a... more