Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Coleman and Coleman mercantile records
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.
Ferdinand Masendorff financial notebook
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.
Will Franke paper
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.
Henry Major Papers
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.
John T. Hardier and Company records, 1840-1859
File — Box WSC001: , Folder: W0129.22
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.
Joseph Murrell letterbook
Overview Letterbook containing the correspondence of Mobile cotton broker Joseph Murrell, dated from June to October 1861.
Mobile, Alabama, business correspondence
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.
New York Commission Merchant's Journal
Scope and Contents The collection contains a section of a New York commission agent's journal covering January 1 to June 30, 1829. The last pages of the journal contain sample accounting entries and algebra problems.
Dates: 1829-01 - 1829-06
Cameron McRae Plummer book list
Overview Contains a list of books compiled by Haunted House Book Shop owner Cameron McRae Plummer.
William Howland Robertson papers
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
Shackelford Merchants ledger
Overview An accounts ledger from a Lawrence County, Alabama, business
Singer Manufacturing Company Letters, 1864
File — Box 4267.001: , 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...
T. B. Rush general store daybook
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
T. J. Scott and Sons letters
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.
Toulmin, Hazard, and Company Correspondence
Overview Correspondence from the Toulmin, Hazard and Company commission firm of Mobile, Alabama.
Dates: 1834 - 1837
Wade Hall Photographs, Small Collection
Collection — Box 2009001.017: 
Abstract This collection consists of seven photographs depicting members of Dietrich family and some unidentified people.
Dates: 1898 - 1923
William Strong Comstock papers
Overview Business correspondence, account sheets, contracts, miscellaneous receipts, etc., of a Montgomery, Alabama, merchant, 1843-1867.
J. E. Windham ledgers
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