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Merchants

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Coleman and Coleman mercantile records

 Collection
Identifier: W-0051
Overview Two ledgers documenting sales made at the Coleman, Hearst, and Company mercantile, also named Coleman and Coleman, located in Richmond, Alabama, in the 1860s.
Dates: 1861-1862

William Strong Comstock papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0348
Overview Business correspondence, account sheets, contracts, miscellaneous receipts, etc., of a Montgomery, Alabama, merchant, 1843-1867.
Dates: 1842-1867

Will Franke paper

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0540
Overview A paper titled "Jefferson County 1850," written by this Birmingham, Alabama, native at the request of the Birmingham Historical Society and includes a detailed listing of the county's merchants and political leaders circa 1850.
Dates: 1950

John T. Hardier and Company records, 1840-1859

 File — Box WSC001: [1006241611], Folder: W 0129.22
Scope and Contents The records in this collection are for a variety of materials being shipped to and from Mobile, Alabama, primarily through John T. Hardier and Company.
Dates: 1840-1859

Henry Major Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4217
Overview Collection mostly consists of incoming business correspondence written to Henry Major from various business associates in the United Kingdom and America. Henry Major was a New York merchant around the years 1802-1836. The correspondence allows a look into the mercantile world of overseas trading of cotton and other goods, prices, and other related issues.
Dates: 1816-1841

Ferdinand Masendorff financial notebook

 Collection
Identifier: W-0039
Overview Financial notebook includes lists of prices and shipping rates for items such as cotton, sugar, coffee and corn, as well as lists of currency exchange rates, United States cotton production rates, and Mobile cotton brokers.
Dates: 1849-1861

Mobile, Alabama, business correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: W-0098
Overview Letters, dated between 1821 and 1838, describing business conditions in Mobile, Alabama, written by Mobile lawyers to northern merchants Enoch Silsby and William R. Bowers, updating them on the status of legal cases they had filed in Mobile and updates on the sale and production of cotton.
Dates: 1821-1838

Joseph Murrell letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: W-0084
Overview Letterbook containing the correspondence of Mobile cotton broker Joseph Murrell, dated from June to October 1861.
Dates: 1861

Cameron McRae Plummer book list

 Collection
Identifier: W-0087
Overview Contains a list of books compiled by Haunted House Book Shop owner Cameron McRae Plummer.
Dates: 1950-1961

William Howland Robertson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1200
Overview Memoir, correspondence, and other miscellaneous papers of this seaman, merchant and diplomat from Alabama.
Dates: 1814 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1844 - 1859

T. B. Rush general store daybook

 Collection
Identifier: W-0107
Overview Contains almost daily entries written between April 1835 and July 1836, recording daily sales at a general store in Mount Willing, Alabama.
Dates: 1835-1836

Shackelford Merchants ledger

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1257
Overview An accounts ledger from a Lawrence County, Alabama, business
Dates: 1856-1858

Singer Manufacturing Company Letters, 1864

 File — Box 4267.001: [1005680107], Folder: 32
Scope and Contents This file contains four letters to the Singer Manufacturing Company in New York. Two are dated May 21 and June 22, 1864, from Thomas F. Brown, and one is dated June 23, 1864, from Archibald Mitchell of Leeds and Company. Another is dated March 29, 1864, from Edward C. Fenner of Horter, Peterson, and Fenner. All three represented New Orleans merchant establishments. Browne's letters relate to parts orders and the death of his saleswoman and bookkeeper. Mitchell's letter requests information...
Dates: 1864

T. J. Scott and Sons letters

 Collection
Identifier: W-0130
Overview Two letters written by farmers in Hayneville, Alabama, to Montgomery merchants T. J. Scott and Sons. The 1904 letters describe the sale of mules and ask for refunds from the company, which provided defective livestock.
Dates: 1904

Toulmin, Hazard, and Company Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1416
Overview Correspondence from the Toulmin, Hazard and Company commission firm of Mobile, Alabama.
Dates: 1834 - 1837

J. E. Windham ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1565
Overview Ledgers of J. E. Windham of Gainesville, Alabama, and photocopies of two volumes of the Gainesville Presbyterian Church records.
Dates: between 1820 and 1900