Found 121 collections related to Merchants

Stewart and Jones
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2884
1 linear foot (4 boxes)
Stewart and Jones were merchants and ship chandlers of New York City. Collection consists of correspondence, accounts and miscellaneous records of Stewart and Jones; correspondence and accounts of their predecessor firm, Jones and Ross; papers of... more
Strauss family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2905
9 linear feet (25 boxes)
The Straus family of New York City were the descendants of Lazarus Straus (1809-1898) and Sara Straus (1823-1876) who emigrated from Otterberg, Germany in the early 1850s with their four children: Isidor (1845-1912), Hermine (1846-1922), Nathan... more
T.J. Hargan & Son (Kentucky)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1315
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
T.J. Hargan and his son were pharmacists and general merchants in Kuttawa, Kentucky.
Swift, Reuben
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2936
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Food and provision merchant Reuben Swift kept this receipt book for his company Reuben Swift and Co. from May 11, 1802, to September 29, 1813. The volume contains receipts for pork, beef, butter, and other items, as well as accounts for money paid... more
Champion, Richard, 1743-1791
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 511
1 v. (173 leaves), 22 cm; 1 v. (173 leaves), 22 cm
Richard Champion (1743-1791) of Bristol, England was a noted merchant and porcelain manufacturer. Champion, a Quaker, was active in political and civic affairs and sympathetic to American interests. He worked to elect Edmund Burke to Parliament... more
Hasbrouck, Richard Montgomery
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18206
.33 linear feet (1 box)
Richard Montgomery Hasbrouck (1776-1860) was a merchant from Kingston, New York. With his wife, Maria Johnson, Hasbrouck had ten children, including son John Whitbeck Hasbrouck, a Whig party politician and activist. The Hasbrouck family descended... more
Allen, Robert
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3481
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Receipt book of payments made by New York grocers Allen and Cock. Robert Allen and Robert Allen and Company, and Samuel Allen The Allen and Cock of 300 Broadway, New York City, receipts document purchases for bran, flour, sugar, oats, coffee,... more
Henderson, Robert
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3512
.42 linear feet (3 volumes)
Daybook and journal of Robert Henderson, merchant of Glasgow, New York, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Accounts of general trade; lists of goods received from and consigned to merchants in Glasgow, New York, Philadelphia and other points along... more
Morris, Robert, 1734-1806
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2066
1.1 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Robert Morris (1734-1806) was a Founding Father of the United States, a businessman, and statesman. As a Philadelphia merchant, Morris helped to finance the American Revolution with the wealth he acquired through his real estate and shipping... more
Swartwout, Robert, 1778-1848
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2932
.5 linear feet (2 boxes, 4 v.)
Robert Swartwout (1778-1848) was an Army officer and merchant of New York City. Collection consists of Swartwout's correspondence, accounts and other papers relating to personal matters, business and politics. Includes materials on the reclamation... more
Smith, Archer and Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2778
1 box
Marine and fire insurance policies, and bills of lading, pertaining to Smith, Archer and Company of Hong Kong.
Galloway, Samuel, 1720-1785
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1105
.92 linear feet (3 boxes, 1 volume, 3 microfilm reels)
Samuel Galloway (1720-1785) was a merchant of West River, Maryland. He married Ann Chew (1725-1756) with whom he had four children, John, Benjamin, Mary and Anne. John (d.1810), also a merchant, acted as executor for the estate of his sister... more
Crocker, Samuel, b. 1772
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 694
2 boxes
Samuel Crocker was a merchant and cotton manufacturer of Taunton, Mass. Papers include his letters, 1809-1836; accounts, 1802-1808; land papers concerning property in Bristol County, Mass.; papers from public offices held at the town, county and... more
Schieffelin family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2690
Papers document the career of Jacob Schieffelin as merchant landowner and Loyalist; travels and literary activities of his wife, Hannah Lawrence Schieffelin; and the careers of their son, Richard Lawrence Schieffelin, and grandson, George Richard... more
Silas Peirce and Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2753
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Silas Peirce and Company was a wholesale grocery firm in Boston, Mass., during the 19th century. Along with groceries and household supplies, the firm had a substantial trade in luxury items. Collection consists of records of general merchandise... more
Hunt, Merriam & Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17890
1 v
Hunt, Merriam & Company was a mercantile firm of New York City. Order book with memoranda of shipments of "Pocahontas" thread, 18 June-4 September 1851, and credit book with memoranda relative to reliability of certain business men in New York... more
Mathews, Increase, 1772-1856
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1913
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
Increase Matthews and John Matthews, early Ohio settlers, were merchants in Zanesville and Springfield, Ohio. The collection of Increase Matthews and John Matthews daybooks, 1801-1804, consists of two volumes (bound in one) recording transactions... more
Steward, Ira W
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17892
.1 linear feet (1 v.)
Ira W. Steward was a merchant associated with John Caswell & Company of New York City. Collection consists of Steward's letters, principally to Hoffman Atkinson and Elliot H. Smith in Yokohama, Japan, and Hong Kong, concerning import-export trade... more
Child, Isaac, 1734-1769
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 531
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Isaac Child and his brother Joshua were merchants active in Boston, Mass., during the early 19th century. They dealt in dry goods, groceries, and farm and household implements. Collection consists of correspondence, financial documents, and report... more
Pierce, Jennie Misener Teller Curry
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18043
200 p, 30 cm; 200 p, 30 cm
Storekeeper's account book recording goods sold on personal account, 1900 Sept.-1901 Nov., in Claryville, Town of Neversink, Sullivan County, New York.
Anderson, John
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 99
1 v
Mariner; possibly a merchant; of Paterson, New Jersey. Papers consist of John Anderson's letters, accounts, clearance papers and other documents from his command of the "Calliope", sailing between New York and the West Indies, Nantes, etc.,... more
Hadden, John Aspinwall
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1275
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary of a New York City merchant kept while in the 6th Company, 27th Regt., New York Militia, primarily concerned with social life and activities in New York City; company drills and parades; visits in various Eastern states; funeral of President... more
Townsend, Isaiah, 1777-1838
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3017
.13 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary belonging to Isaiah Townsend of Albany, NY., Nov. 26 1840-Feb. 18, 1841. Describes a voyage on board the sailing ship Roscius from New York to Liverpool, thence through England, France, and Italy, with descriptions of his fellow voyagers,... more
Gouverneur & Kemble
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18816
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Gouverneur & Kemble was a prominent New York City mercantile firm established in the late 18th century. The Gouverneur & Kemble cash book is a record of cash transactions conducted by the firm from late November 1800 to early March 1805 as... more
Gouverneur & Kemble
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1186
.2 linear feet (1 volume)
Gouverneur & Kemble was a prominent New York City mercantile firm established in the late 18th century. Collection consists of letter book with copies of the firm's business correspondence relating to the sending of ships to the West Indies,... 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
Hamlin and Van Vechten (New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1302
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
Hamlin and Van Vechten were merchants of New York City. Collection consists of letters of John Van Vechten and Asher P. Hamlin to businessmen in New York, Albany and elsewhere, relating to the settlement of mercantile accounts, shipments of... more
Rockafellar, Harry, 1840-1875
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17944
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Harry Rockafellar (1840-1875) was an American merchant, Civil War veteran, and commanding Colonel of the 71st Regiment, New York State National Guard, from 1869 to 1872. Harry Rockafellar was the son of Mary M. and Asa J. Rockafellar of... more
Hasbrouck family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18112
.4 linear feet (1 box)
The Hasbrouck family papers include original documents and copies of documents relating to the Hasbrouck family of New Paltz, New York, 1730-1858. The bulk of the papers are comprised of legal documents such as indentures, wills, and financial... more
Henriques family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1382
2.25 linear feet (5 boxes, 2 v.)
The Henriques family, a mercantile family originally from Portugal, lived in England, Scotland, Nova Scotia, and the U.S. Collection consists of correspondence, legal papers, cash and account books, receipts, newsclippings, tracts, writings, and... more
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