Category Archives: Shipping Trade

Anderson, Samuel V.

Samuel V. Anderson letterbook, 1802–1824. 1 volume (0.12 linear feet). About Samuel V. Anderson Samuel V. Anderson was a Philadelphia merchant. His business was located at 25 North Water Street. About the collection Letterbook of Samuel V. Anderson, with retained … Continue reading

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Standard Oil Company of New Jersey

Standard Oil Company of New Jersey records, 1932–1951. 3 boxes (1 linear foot). About Standard Oil Company of New Jersey The Standard Shipping Company was created as a separate subsidiary of Standard Oil of New Jersey in 1927, but was … Continue reading

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Clifford, Thomas

Thomas Clifford business papers, 1772–1807. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About Thomas Clifford Thomas Clifford and Sons was a firm of Philadelphia merchants About the collection Two business letters: one letter is addressed to Thomas Clifford & Sons from Bewickes, … Continue reading

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Wastebook

Wastebook of unidentified Philadelphia merchant, 1763–1764. 1 volume (0.16 linear feet). About the collection This is a waste/day book of an unidentified Philadelphia merchant dealing in groceries, liquors, dry-goods, and slaves, May 13, 1763 to July 2, 1764. The volume … Continue reading

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William Cummings and Son

William Cummings and Son records, 1853–1879. 1 volume (0.41 linear feet). About William Cummings and Son William Cummings and Son were shipping merchants in Philadelphia. William Cummings (b. 1806) went into business with his uncle (also named William Cummings) in … Continue reading

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Guyant, John

John Guyant estate papers , 1875–1885. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About John Guyant John Guyant died in 1884. About the collection Legal and financial papers (such as estate inventory, receipts, and so on) regarding the disposition of the estate … Continue reading

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Lee family

Lee family papers, 1803–1896. 1 box (0.2 linear feet). Abstract Collection consists of three series related to different members of the Lee family of Cumberland County, New Jersey. The papers of James and Thomas Lee (c.1803-1835) consist of receipts, correspondence, … Continue reading

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Lucy (Schooner)

Lucy (Schooner) logbook, 1845–1847. 1 volume (0.08 linear feet). About the schooner Lucy The Lucy was a merchant ship operating along the east coast of the United States and in the Caribbean. About the collection This logbook covers journeys made … Continue reading

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Trotter & Co.

Nathan Trotter & Co. records, 1798–1925. 3 boxes, plus 2 oversize folders (0.91 linear feet). About Nathan Trotter & Co. William Trotter began his apprenticeship with the William Sansom’s firm in 1789; after a seven year apprenticeship, Trotter entered into … Continue reading

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Philadelphia merchant

Receipt book of unidentified Philadelphia merchant, 1765–1766. 1 volume (0.16 linear feet). About the collection This is a receipt book kept by an unidentified Philadelphia merchant. The volume documents transactions related to shipping goods, mainly on the brigantine Harrietta. Subjects … Continue reading

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