Found 5 collections related to New York (N.Y.) -- Commerce -- 19th century

Williams, Howell L., 1792-1872
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4681
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Howell L. Williams (1792-1872) was a New York City commission merchant and partner in the firm of Williams, Rogers & Robert. The partnership dissolved in 1834, resuming business as Robert & Williams. The collection consists of mercantile... more
Thorburn, Grant, 1773-1863
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2985
.2 linear feet (2 folders)
Grant Thorburn was a Scottish-born New York City nurseryman and author. The collection consists mainly of letters and letter fragments from his friend William Carver, a mutual acquaintance of Thomas Paine, with a loose poem by Carver on Nature and... more
Colles family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17772
14 linear feet (33 boxes, 3 vols)
The Colles family papers contain extensive correspondence, diaries, financial records, photographs, and personal miscellany of three generations of the Colles family, 1801-1957. Over half of the collection is devoted to the papers of prominent New... more
Thomas Hunt & Co
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3539
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Ledger of Thomas Hunt & Co., 1833-1837, textile merchants and dry goods jobbers from New York City
R. Weir & Co
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3266
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Letter book containing correspondence from 1797-1800, chiefly on commercial matters. Contemporary copies