Found 18 collections related to Merchants.

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
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
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
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
Pratt, Thomas
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24498
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Thomas Pratt was a prosperous Philadelphia merchant; his sometime partner Enoch Hobart (1712-1776) was a Philadelphia merchant and ship owner. The collection comprises three account books: Thomas Pratt's ledger with index for the year 1754, its... 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
Wilson, William, 1739-1816
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24505
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
William Wilson (1739-1816) was a Philadelphia Quaker merchant. He was the son of George and Mary Wilson and the stepson of merchant Solomon Fussell (1704-1762), formerly a chairmaker. William Wilson's letter book at Philadelphia, 1757 June 23-1760... more
Neufville, Leonard de
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24497
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Leonard de Neufville was the son of merchant banker Jean (John) de Neufville, head of the firm of Jean de Neufville & Son in Amsterdam. The firm assisted the Continental Congress with financial transactions during the American Revolution. Leonard... more
Rufus & James Backus
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24488
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Rufus Backus and James Backus (1764-1816) were merchants in Norwich, Connecticut. The partnership of Rufus & James Backus dissolved in 1796. The collection comprises eight letters to the firm dated 1794 March 19-September 7, written chiefly by... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24608
2.6 linear feet (6 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
Coventry, William, 1715-1774
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24493
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
William Coventry (1715-1774) was a prominent merchant of New York City and the island of St. Christopher (St. Kitts) in the West Indies. He married Elizabeth Hart in 1739. The collection contains letters written to him at New York and St. Kitts,... more
Ripley, John, 1738-1823
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24499
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
John Ripley (1738-1823), of Hartford, Connecticut, was a merchant, shipowner and military officer. He was the son of Joshua Ripley and Mary Backus of Windham, Connecticut and the uncle of Dwight Ripley (1764-1835) of Norwich. Ripley was major of a... 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
Ely, Roland T., 1924-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4366
.67 linear feet (2 boxes)
Roland T. (Roland Taylor) Ely (1924-2014) was an American historian, known for his work on New York City merchant and banker Moses Taylor (1806-1882) and sugar production in 19th-century Cuba. The Roland T. Ely papers, 1951-1961, contain his slide... 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
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