Found 2 collections related to Barker, Jacob, 1779-1871

Barker, Jacob, 1779-1871
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6826
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Jacob Barker; 1779-1871; originally of Nantucket, Mass.; operated business in NYC; ship builder and financier; responsible for financing much of the War of 1812. Letter from Jacob Barker to His Excellency Daniel D. Tompkins, Governor of the State... 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