5 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Merchants--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia.

  1. Stephen Collins and Son (Philadelphia, Pa.) records, 1749-1857

    30,000 items ; 163 containers ; 29.2 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Account books, business correspondence, ledgers, journals, daybooks, waste books, and other records of the mercantile firm of Stephen Collins and Son, Philadelphia, Pa. Includes business records of William Barrell, merchant of Portsmouth, N.H., and Philadelphia, and of Solomon Fussell, also merchant of Philadelphia.

  2. Nicholas Low papers, 1773-1897

    36,000 items ; 100 containers plus 4 oversize ; 40 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    New York merchant, financier, land speculator, and state legislator. Family and business correspondence, business and ship's papers, legal papers, accounts of voyages to Asia, Europe, and South America, and printed matter. Includes correspondence with foreign merchants and relates to trade conditions, Loyalist matters, and to events in Congress during the first session following the adoption of...

  3. John Holker papers, 1777-1822

    4,500 items ; 41 containers ; 9.4 linear feet ; 20 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Merchant and French consul general in the United States. Correspondence, invoice book of Jacques-Donatien Leray de Chaumont, depositions taken before Benjamin Franklin, and navigational exercise booklets of George W. Stillman, relating to French military and economic assistance to the United States and American commerce during and after the Revolutionary War.

  4. Jacob Gerhard Koch papers, 1783-1941

    130 items ; 6 containers plus 2 oversize ; 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Merchant and marine insurance broker. Correspondence, letterbooks, diary, account books, ledgers, inventories, indexes, receipts, and miscellaneous documents relating to Koch’s investment business in Philadelphia, Amsterdam, and Alexandria, Va.

  5. Alex. Brown & Sons records, 1796-1908

    circa 80,000 items ; 266 containers ; 51 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lettercopy and letterpress books (1802-1880), daybooks (1800-1867), cashbooks (1829-1876), ledgers (1796-1878), and other business records of the firm founded by Alexander Brown in Baltimore, Md., circa 1800 which grew from a mercantile business into an international banking house.