39 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Merchants.

  1. Richard Lathers papers, 1826-1901

    210 items ; 3 containers ; .6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Merchant and army officer. Correspondence, speeches, circulars, clippings, and other printed matter. Includes material relating to banking, insurance, public finance, railroads, the Civil War and Reconstruction, local history of South Carolina and New York, and Lathers's social, philanthropic, and religious activities.

  2. George Alfred Trenholm papers, 1853-1897

    400 items ; 4 containers ; .8 linear feet ; 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Confederate secretary of the treasury, cotton merchant, and South Carolina legislator. Personal and official correspondence, Confederate Treasury records and archives, notes, bills, bonds, and a seal of the Confederate Treasury.

  3. Charles Nicoll Bancker correspondence, 1803-1830

    220 items ; 3 containers ; .6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Merchant of Philadelphia, Pa. Correspondence addressed to Bancker primarily from his father-in-law, John Teackle, and brother-in-law, Littleton Dennis Teackle, as well as other members of the Teackle family of Maryland. Pertains to family and business matters and documents national economic and political issues related to the family's interests in banking, commerce, and shipbuilding.

  4. 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.

  5. William Taylor papers, 1775-1859

    40,000 items ; 83 containers ; 20 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Merchant. Correspondence and business and legal records of Taylor, a merchant of Baltimore, Maryland, who carried on a business trade through Sylvanus Bourne & Co. of Amsterdam, Netherlands.

  6. John Richardson Latimer papers, 1679-1906

    6,000 items ; 22 containers plus 15 oversize ; 10.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Merchant and business agent, trading in opium and other commodities while residing in Canton, China; native of Wilmington, Del. Correspondence, account books, orders, bills of lading, ledgers, daybooks, cashbooks, invoices, bills, receipts, and similar business papers on the China trade and related dealings in India, England, Turkey, and elsewhere, chiefly 1824-1833, when Latimer resided in...

  7. Robert Garrett family papers, 1778-1925

    29,000 items ; 88 containers ; 38 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Garrett family of Baltimore, Md. Family members represented include Robert Garrett, railroad official, financier, and merchant, and his son John W. Garrett, railroad official and financier. Correspondence, business documents, and other papers relating to mercantile affairs in Baltimore, Maryland, and to Robert Garrett & Sons and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company.

  8. 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...

  9. Ebenezer Foote family papers, 1751-1871

    60 items ; 1 container plus 1 oversize ; .2 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Continental Army officer, jurist, merchant, and legislator, of Delaware County, N.Y. Family and general correspondence, orders, petitions, and legal and other papers of Foote and various members of his family. Topics include the Tammany Society of New York, the death of Alexander Hamilton, the War of 1812, the incident aboard the frigate Chesapeake, the first Seminole War, and New York politics.

  10. Edmund Roberts papers, 1803-1905

    1,000 items ; 5 containers ; 2 linear feet ; 3 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Merchant and diplomat. Official and family correspondence, journals, manuscript drafts of Roberts' s book Embassy to the Eastern Courts of Cochin-China, Siam, and Muscat . . . During the Years 1832-34, diplomatic documents, legal and financial papers, and miscellaneous material chiefly documenting his service as a special agent of the U.S. to negotiate treaties with Siam, Muscat, and Cochin...