Found 6 collections related to United States -- Commerce -- West Indies

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
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
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
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