Category Archives: Merchants

Coates, Samuel

Samuel Coates business papers, 1791–1801. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About Samuel Coates Samuel Coates was a Philadelphia merchant. His business was located at 82 Front Street. Coates died in 1830. About the collection Copies of outgoing correspondence of unknown … Continue reading

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Massey, Samuel

Samuel Massey business papers, 1755–1763. 1 box (0.2 linear feet). About Samuel Massey Philadelphia merchant Samuel Massey (1734-1793) began his business career in the store of Jonathan Mifflin in Philadelphia in 1751. From approximately 1756 to 1760, Massey was in … Continue reading

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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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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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Knight & Co.

E C Knight & Co. receipts, 1863–1866. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About Knight & Co. E.C. Knight & Co. , established in 1836, was a firm of Philadephia wholesale grocers owned by Edward C. Knight and Charles A. Sparks. … Continue reading

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Ogden & Cuthbert family

Ogden & Cuthbert family papers, 1750–1906. 1 box, 17 volumes (2 linear feet). About the Ogden & Cuthbert families Joseph Ogden (d. 1805) worked at various times as a merchant, a tavern keeper, and a ferryman in Philadelphia. In the … Continue reading

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Pancoast and Bros.

Pancoast and Bros. letterbook, 1857–1859. 1 volume, 1 folder (0.16 linear feet). About Pancoast and Bros. Pancoast and Bros. was a firm of wholesale and general commission merchants. The business was located at 122 N. Wharves St. in Philadelphia. About … 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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Reed and Forde

Reed and Forde business papers, 1735–1907. 1 box (0.2 linear feet). About Reed and Forde John Reed and Standish Forde were Philadelphia merchants who traded directly to numerous European ports in Spain, France, Holland, Portugal, and foreign West Indies. French … Continue reading

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Account book

Account book of unidentified chandler, 1874–1876. 1 volume (0.08 linear feet). About the collection Volume of accounts of an unidenfied chandler Records sales of supplies such as hardware, sewing notions and fabric, lamps and hammocks, and food provisions. Subjects Ships–Equipment … Continue reading

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