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Found 10 collections related to Merchants -- New York (State) -- New York

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Van Zandt family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18354
.21 linear feet (1 box)
The common ancestor of the American Van Zandt family was Jacobus Van Zandt. His son, Wynant, served as a commissioned agent of Charles I of England to Amsterdam. He immigrated to New York in the late seventeenth century. One of his descendants was... more
Fleming, Sampson
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3505
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Letter book of Sampson Fleming, kept between 1782 and 1790, containing letters written to William Edgar and to friends and relatives (primarily in Ireland and Montreal). Topics include general business, personal matters, a proposed land lottery in... more
Scovel, Noah, 1759-1821
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2709
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Noah Scovel (1759-1821) and his son Noah Scovel, Jr. (b. 1781), were merchants of Saybrook, Connecticut, and New York City. Noah Scovel's papers include letters, accounts, receipts, invoices, sailing orders to Captain Isaiah Pratt of the brig... more
Gelston & Saltonstall
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18289
.52 linear feet (1 box)
The Gelston and Saltonstall ledger documents the accounts of the prominent New York City mercantile firm
Dash, J. Bowie, b. 1873
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18360
The Dash family included a number of prominent New York merchants including Bowie Dash, notable for becoming one of the earliest importers of coffee into the United States. The file contains papers belonging to members of the Dash family,... more
Ogden, Lewis
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3523
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Letterbook of Lewis Ogden of Hill & Ogden, New York merchants, 1787 April 10-1798 June 16; trade in dry-goods, potash and pearl ashes, management of New Jersey lands and iron furnaces; comments on wheat crops, U.S. governmental changes, etc
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
Coit, William, 1735-1821
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24492
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
William Coit (1735-1821), known as Captain William Coit, was a shipping merchant from Norwich, Connecticut. Coit was the son of Samuel Coit and Sarah Spalding Coit and the captain of a Connecticut militia regiment during the American Revolution.... 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
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
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