Found 7 collections related to Merchants -- Diaries

Lawrence, Samuel, 1801-1880
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1701
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Prominent Massachusetts merchant Samuel Lawrence wrote these reminiscences of his childhood and early life in Groton and Boston while in Stockbridge in March 1875. The reminiscences cover the years 1803-1844 and mention James Madison, Noah... more
Mifflin, Benjamin, 1718-1787
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4546
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Record of a journey on horseback taken by Philadelphia merchant Benjamin Mifflin (1718-1787) from Philadelphia to Dover, Delaware, between 26 July and 14 August, 1762. Mifflin traveled through Chester, Wilmington, Ogletown, and Charlestown,... more
Dillwyn, William, 1743-1824
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 814
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary of a trading voyage from Burlington and Philadelphia to Charleston, South Carolina from 23 October 1772 and 18 January 1773 by William Dillwyn, an American-born Quaker who returned to England in 1774. Entries discuss his social and business... more
Moore, C. W
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2049
.84 linear feet (4 volumes)
These diaries (4 vols.) were kept between 1842 and 1871 by New York City dry goods merchant C. W. Moore, of the firm C. W. and J. T. Moore and Company. They cover the years 1842-1847, 1852-1857, and 1870-1871 and include records of travels in... more
Johnson, F. E. (Frank Ernest)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1571
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary of Frank E. Johnson, of Brooklyn, New York, a clerk in his family store, kept from October 1878-June 1880. Diary documents his varied interests: hunting, fishing, boating, and collecting specimens of birds for his museum; hunting trips to... 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
Gordon, James, 1739 - 1810
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1178
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
Recollections and Letters of James Gordon, including his arrival in America, 1758; business ventures; trip to Sandusy, Pittsburgh, Niagra, Oswego, etc.; his trade with Robert Rogers' rangers to Montreal; his capture by Sir John Johnson's corps... more