Found 12 collections related to Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Commerce

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
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
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
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
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24608
3.06 linear feet (7 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
The Mercantile Collection, 1726-1950, is a synthetic collection documenting mercantile and other business activities from the early-17th to the mid-20th centuries, especially in the northeastern United States. It consists of papers and records... more
Nottnagel, Leopold, 1757?-1813
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 870
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Leopold Nottnagel and Charles Graff were the executors of the estate of Etienne Dutilh (1748-1810), a French-born Philadelphia merchant who later changed his name to Stephen. This estate and receipt book contains various bills, notes, receipts,... more
Taylor, George
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2953
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Philadelphia baker George Taylor (anglicized from Georg Scheider) kept this receipt book from March 20, 1775 to September 26, 1793. The volume documents various expenses, such as tax payments and fees for services. The entry from February 4, 1785,... more
Dutilh & Wachsmuth (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 871
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This receipt book documents Dutilh & Wachsmuth, a Philadelphia based company owned by Etienne Dutilh and John Godfried Wachsmuth. The volume documents financial transactions such as bills, trade and shipping receipts, taxes, and rent from May 24,... more
Dutilh & Wachsmuth (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 869
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
E. Dutilh & Co. was a merchant company based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and founded by Etienne Dutil (1748́⁰3С1810). The receipt book documents the company's finances concerning trade, rent, taxes, and bills of exchange between January 25,... more
Massey, Charles
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3551
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Twenty-five bills of lading for goods shipped from Philadelphia, PA., to Barbados, Bermuda, South Carolina, and Jamaica by Charles Massey, John Massey, and Thomas Massey. Entries date from 1790-1792, and 1807. Printed forms have been filled in and... more
Nevins & Company (New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2123
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Nevins & Company was a mercantile firm of New York City. Collection consists of letters to Nevins & Company from business associates in Boston, Mass., Buffalo, N.Y., Hartford, Conn., Nantucket, Mass., New London, Conn., New Orleans, La.,... more
United States. Department of the Treasury
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2264
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Notebook of Collector of Customs at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, giving daily entries of ships, their cargos, and other information, dated 1818-1824