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Found 11 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
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
Hamlin, Asher P
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3510
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Asher P. Hamlin kept this account book at his store, located at 118 Pearl Street in New York City. He made entries in it between 1822 and 1830
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
Wolcott, Frederick Henry, b. 1808
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3367
.15 linear feet (2 volumes)
Prominent New York City merchant Frederick Henry Wolcott kept this diary (2 vols.) from November 5, 1849 through January 2, 1854. Prior to his retirement on January 1, 1852, he was partner in the dry goods firm Wolcott and Slade. Diary entries... more
Low, Josiah Orne, 1821-1895
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1814
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Letters and family papers (1837-1884) collected by Josiah Orne Low (New York City merchant), including correspondence from Low's brother (William Henry Low) while he was involved in mercantile trading in China; Low's sister (Harriet Low Hilliard);... more
Fisher, Blashfield and Company (New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1009
6 linear feet (11 boxes)
Fisher, Blashfield and Company was a wholesale dry-goods firm active on Pearl and Cortlandt Streets in Manhattan during the mid to late nineteenth century. The firm did business with other firms located chiefly in New York State, but also in New... 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
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
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