- Call number
- MssCol NYGB 18226
- Physical description
- .92 linear feet (1 volume)
- Preferred Citation
- Dry goods merchant account book (New York and New Jersey), Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library
- Manuscripts and Archives Division
- Access to materials
- Advance notice required. Request access to this collection.
The collection consists of an account book from an unnamed merchant, who dealt in a variety of items such as Dutch lace, leather goods, vegetables, dry goods, and other sundries. Names recurring in the accounts include Mrs. [Charles Ward?] Apthorp; Nicholas, Samuel, and William Bayard; John, Oliver, Peter, and Stephen De Lancey; Captain Thomas Gamble; Leonard Lispenard; Abraham Lott; James Rivington; Col. [Beverly?] Robinson; Sir John St. Clair; Col. Roger Morris; and Capt. [Thomas?] Sowers. Locations of customers noted within the accounts include Westchester, New York; Amboy, New Jersey; and Manhattan
Presented to the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society in 1944.
Using the collection
LocationManuscripts and Archives Division
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, New York, NY 10018-2788
Brooke Russell Astor Reading Room, Third Floor, Room 328