11 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States--Commerce--History.

  1. Eugene Gano Hay papers, 1770-1933

    13,000 items ; 71 containers ; 16 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer. Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, speeches, writings, and printed materials documenting Hay's career as a prosecuting attorney in Indiana, temporary secretary to Benjamin Harrison, U.S. district attorney in Minnesota, U.S. general appraiser, and Republican Party member.

  2. 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.

  3. 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...

  4. Jonathan D. Meredith papers, 1795-1859

    9,000 items ; 15 containers plus 1 oversize ; 6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, army officer, and businessman of Baltimore, Md. Family and general correspondence, legal files, financial papers, and other material relating chiefly to Meredith's associations with the Savings Bank of Baltimore and the Bank of the United States; the War of 1812; impeachment proceedings against James Hawkins Peck; shipping and trade with Europe and South America; and settlement of the...

  5. Lee-Palfrey families papers, 1780-1932

    1,500 items ; 4 containers ; 1.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, clippings, maps, photographs, and other papers of William Lee (1772-1840) of Boston, Massachusetts, Washington, D.C., and France and members of his family. Of particular interest are Lee's diaries and letters detailing his experiences as a commercial agent and secretary to the United States Legation in France. Also includes a journal and photographs of a...

  6. John Barrett papers, 1861-1943

    50,000 items ; 171 containers plus 2 oversize ; 68.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist and diplomat. Family and general correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, subject files, writings and speeches, financial papers, reports, biographical materials, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers relating principally to Barrett's career as a journalist and diplomat.

  7. Wharton Barker papers, 1864-1921

    7,000 items ; 27 containers plus 1 oversize ; 9 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Financier, publicist, and politician. Correspondence, letterbooks, photographs, pamphlets, printed matter, and scrapbooks reflecting Barker’s broad interests in American and foreign business matters especially in Russia and China, bimetallism, and politics.

  8. Russell & Co., Guangzhou, China, records, 1812-1894

    3,900 items ; 12 containers plus 4 oversize ; 5 linear feet ; 10 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Trading house founded in 1819 by Samuel Russell in Guangzhou (Canton), China. Correspondence, financial and legal records, and miscellany relating to the company and its founder, Samuel Russell (1789-circa 1862), and members of his family.

  9. Duff Green papers, 1716-1883

    725 items ; 3 containers plus 1 oversize ; 1.6 linear feet ; 3 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist, politician, entrepreneur, and industrial promoter. Correspondence, writings, maps, and printed matter reflecting Green’s political service and views on Southern culture.

  10. Sylvanus Bourne papers, 1775-1859

    4100 items ; 39 containers ; 6.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Massachusetts businessman and United States consul in Santo Domingo (1790-1791) and in Amsterdam, the Netherlands (1794-1817). Drafts and photocopies of Bourne’s personal and diplomatic correspondence, business and commercial papers, a scrapbook, and account books. Consists primarily of correspondence relating to commerce between the United States and European countries, primarily France and...