Found 121 collections related to Merchants

Frazar, Everett, 1834-1901
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1073
1 linear foot (3 boxes, 1 package)
Everett Frazar (1834-1901), American diplomat and merchant, was appointed consul-general for Korea at New York in 1883. His firm, Frazar and Company, did business in China, Japan and Korea. He served as president of the American Asiatic... more
Ferguson family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18092
13.86 linear feet (33 boxes)
The Fergusons were an English family that settled in New York City beginning around 1802. The patriarch, Samuel Ferguson, was a prosperous merchant who established familial and commercial relationships with other wealthy and socially prominent New... more
Mazzei, Filippo, 1730-1816
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1927
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Filippo Mazzei (1730-1816), also known as Philip Mazzei, was an Italian physician, merchant, and agriculturist who served as state agent for Virginia in Europe during the American Revolution, from 1779 to 1782. The Philip Mazzei papers, dated... 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
Henry Cruger & Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18210
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Henry Cruger was born in New York in 1739 and educated at Kings College (now Columbia University). He became active in his family's mercantile business in Bristol, England, and gained prominence both in New York and England. In 1765, he was... more
Peters, Henry Hunter
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2391
.3 linear feet (2 boxes, 9 v.)
Henry Hunter Peters, merchant and farmer, had a mercantile business in California and then farmed in Southboro, Mass. Collection consists of diaries, correspondence, accounts, lectures, photographs, and printed matter. Diaries, 1850-1856, describe... more
Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4494
.2 linear feet (1 oversized folder, 1 folder)
Henry Laurens (1724-1792) was a South Carolina merchant, plantation owner, and Revolutionary-era statesman. The collection of Henry Laurens letters and documents, 1769-1792, includes letters written by him to Lachlan McIntosh, 1769; to his son... more
Cox, Henry Miller, 1854-1916
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18098
1.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
Reverend Henry Miller Cox (1854-1916) was a minister of the Reformed Church of America and a genealogist. He held pastorates in New York and New Jersey, and was the author of The Cox Family in America, published in 1912. The Henry Miller Cox... more
Gordon, James, 1739 - 1810
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1178
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
Recollections and Letters of James Gordon, including his arrival in America, 1758; business ventures; trip to Sandusy, Pittsburgh, Niagra, Oswego, etc.; his trade with Robert Rogers' rangers to Montreal; his capture by Sir John Johnson's corps... more
Maury, James, 1746-1840
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1917
.13 linear feet (1 volume)
James F. Maury (1746-1840), merchant at Fredericksburg, Virginia, before and during the American Revolution, engaged in the tobacco trade between Liverpool, England, and the U.S. after the Revolution. He served as the first American consul at... more
Stephens, James, 1882-1950
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3538
.6 linear feet (6 volumes)
James Stephens was a coal merchant operating in the Bronx. His son, Olin J. Stephens, joined the business in 1878 and later became the president of the New York Coal Merchants Association.
Eaton, James W. (James Waterbury)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 879
.42 linear feet (1 box)
James Waterbury Eaton was a New York City businessman who resided in Babylon (Long Island), New York. These papers include correspondence (1917-1922) relating to his activities as agent for Parker Plate & Machinery Co., personal affairs at his... more
Van Sant, Gerrit
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3139
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Gerrit Van Sant was a merchant in Albany, New York. Collection consists of records which include grants, deeds, leases and mortgages and pertain to Gerrit Van Sant and his land transactions in Albany County, New York. Many are signed by the... more
Goold & Company (New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3508
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
Edward Goold was a commission merchant. The firm of Goold & Company was located in New York City. Collection consists of letters of Goold & Company to various merchants, especially in New England, relating to trade with Europe, India and China;... more
Lennox family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1731
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Three Lenox brothers, David, James and Robert, of Kirkcudbright, Scotland, immigrated to the U.S. and became successful businessmen. David Lenox (ca. 1753-1828) settled in Philadelphia and became a banker. James Lenox (1753-1839) was a New York... more
John Thallon & Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1567
8.75 linear feet (69 v.)
John Thallon & Co., Inc. was a wholesale firm in New York City that handled meats, poultry, dairy products, and pickles. Collection consists of journals, ledgers, cash books, contract books, and other business records, as well as some personal... more
Ogden, Lewis
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3523
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Letterbook of Lewis Ogden of Hill & Ogden, New York merchants, 1787 April 10-1798 June 16; trade in dry-goods, potash and pearl ashes, management of New Jersey lands and iron furnaces; comments on wheat crops, U.S. governmental changes, etc
Little family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1776
2.4 linear feet (6 boxes)
Josiah Little (1747-1830), of Newbury, Mass., was a landowner, merchant and politician. His son Josiah Little (1791-1860) was a lawyer, merchant and manufacturer in Danville, Maine. Collection consists of correspondence of Josiah Little, his son... more
Fitzpatrick, John, ca. 1737-1791
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1022
.6 linear feet (3 v.)
John Fitzpatrick (ca. 1737-1791) was a merchant of Manchac, Louisiana. Collection consists of letterbooks, 1768-1790, kept by Fitzpatrick, relating to trade, to slaves, and to the British occupation during the American Revolution. Also, a few... more
Miller, John H., 1957-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3477
1.15 linear feet (9 volumes)
Account books kept at his farm, "Oak Neck," in Islip, New York. Entries for ploughing, planting, sowing, hauling, and other farm activities; prices of potatoes, milk, beef, rye, corn, hay, pork, timber; accounts for boarding farm hands; prices of... more
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