7 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Merchants--Virginia.

  1. Custis-Lee family papers, 1700-circa 1928

    740 items ; 4 containers plus 1 oversize ; 1.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, letterbooks, genealogical papers, notebooks, financial records, indentures, clippings, photographs, and other papers documenting the activities of several generations of the Custis and Lee families of Virginia, who served as diplomats, statesmen, politicians, planters, and military officers during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

  2. John Glassford and Company records, 1743-1886

    228 volumes ; 228 containers ; 62 linear feet ; 71 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Mercantile firm. Ledgers, journals, daybooks, inventories, cashbooks, and letterbooks of the various mercantile firms in Maryland and Virginia representing or succeeding the Glasgow, Scotland, firm of John Glassford and Company in the Chesapeake tobacco trade.

  3. Neil Jamieson papers, 1757-1789

    2,000 items ; 8 containers plus 1 oversize ; 3.2 linear feet ; 8 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Merchant of Norfolk, Va. Chiefly business correspondence relating to Jamieson's role as a resident partner of the firm Glassford, Gordon, Monteath & Company, of Glasgow, Scotland, and to various mercantile enterprises in North America and the West Indies, especially Antigua.

  4. John Austin Moon papers, 1832-1921

    50 items ; 10 containers plus 1 oversize ; 2.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, jurist, and U.S. representative from Tennessee. Correspondence and petitions relating to statehood for the Indian Territory, 1902; merchant ledgers belonging to Austin M. Appling, Moon’s grandfather, from Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Bristol, Virginia; and newspaper clippings concerning Moon’s political campaigns and the Tennessee Supreme Court.

  5. Edward Dixon papers, 1743-1808

    39 items ; 39 containers ; 6 linear feet ; 11 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Merchant, of Port Royal, Caroline County, Virginia. Ledgers, daybooks, journal, waste books, blacksmith accounts, receipts, letters, and a mathematics exercise book, chiefly 1750-1775, relating to Dixon's business and financial transactions in Port Royal, Virginia. Includes information relating to the Virginia tobacco trade, plantations, and trade with Great Britain.

  6. 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.

  7. Ellis & Allan Company records, 1795-1889

    80,000 items ; 633 containers ; 132 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    General merchants and tobacco traders. Business and personal correspondence, journals, ledgers, daybooks, cashbooks, tobacco books, and other mercantile records of the firms of Ellis & Allan, Thomas & Charles Ellis, Ellis & Sons, and Thomas and Charles Ellis & Company of Richmond, Va. Includes records of the counterpart firm in London, Allan & Ellis, as well as those of several subsidiary...