Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Overview: Records of a cotton commission firm of New Orleans, mainly correspondence with treasurers of New England cotton mills.
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of materials created by four separate businesses, all of which Henry Winslow Corbett had an ownership interest in. The four separate businesses represented by the Corbett papers include three merchant businesses and one transportation operation. Materials are similar for all four enterprises and consist of bills, receipts, claims, invoices, and accounts current. There is a small amount of correspondence that relates to financial transactions such as orders...
Overview: Correspondence, account books and other records documenting the business activities of merchant, fur trader, and investor John Jacob Astor (1763-1848).
Scope and Contents: The records of P. T. Berry and Son document the day-to-day financial activities of a wholesale general merchandise business in Georgetown, District of Columbia from 1841 to 1878. Included are letters sent and received, promissory notes, bills, receipts, authorizations, deeds, vouchers, accounts, drafts, freight bills, accounts of sales, bills of lading, statements, orders, bank deposit books, drafts, insurance, telegrams, charter party, day books, journals, ledgers, and a cash book. There is...
Overview: Ships' papers, correspondence and financial and legal records pertaining to commission merchant S. Griffitts Morgan of New Bedford, Mass., 1841-1865.
Overview: Records of merchant and shipowner Thatcher Magoun and his son Thatcher Magoun, Jr., of Boston and Medford, Mass., relating to their involvement in international trade and shipping, 1816-1885.
Scope and Contents: Records relating to the fishing business, coastwise shipping, and a general store. The material on fishing includes fish books, schooners' outfits, shares books, and unbound papers. On coastwise shipping there are unbound papers for a number of vessels, schooners' outfits, coasting books, and waste books. The general store, Newcastle, N.H., is represented by blotters, day book, and stock books.