Skip to main content

Merchants.

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Greenleaf and Hubbard business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:761 1850-1860 G814
Overview:

Records of a cotton commission firm of New Orleans, mainly correspondence with treasurers of New England cotton mills.

Henry Winslow Corbett papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:761 1865-1880 C789
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...

John Jacob Astor business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1784-1892
Overview:

Correspondence, account books and other records documenting the business activities of merchant, fur trader, and investor John Jacob Astor (1763-1848).

P.T. Berry and Son records

Collection Identifier: Mss:761 1841-1878 B592
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...

S. Griffitts Morgan business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:761 1843-1863 M849
Overview:

Ships' papers, correspondence and financial and legal records pertaining to commission merchant S. Griffitts Morgan of New Bedford, Mass., 1841-1865.

Thatcher Magoun business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:733 1816-1885
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.

Thomas E. Oliver business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:251 1809-1865 O48
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.