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Nathan Trotter and Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:761 1798-1955
Overview: Nathan Trotter and Company was a Philadelphia marketing organization which both bought and sold at wholesale. The firm succeeded William Trotter and Company, founded in 1809. The Nathan Trotter and Company records consist of daybooks, ledgers, cash books, invoice books, foreign exchange books, domestic and foreign letters sent, letters received, commission sales books, credit reports, and miscellaneous accounts of the firm and related business interests of the Trotter family, dated...

Nathan Trotter and Company records and Trotter family papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:761 1711-1954
Scope and Contents: The materials in this collection span the years 1711-1954, although the bulk of the materials range between 1796 and 1905. The materials, including ledgers, correspondence, receipts, indentures, agreements, and a small amount of ephemera, not only document the daily business activities of Nathan Trotter and Company and its predecessor William Trotter and Company, but also the day-to-day lives of members of the Trotter family. The early records of the firm are clearly stamped as those of...