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Merchants -- Louisiana -- New Orleans

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Benjamin Couvertie Receipt Book

Identifier: LaRC-B-298
Scope and Contents

A receipt book of Benjamin Couvertie, a dry goods merchant at 45 Ursulines Street. Most of entries note only the amount received with the signature of the recipient.

Dates: 1871-1878

Carl Thomas Stockmeyer Letterbook

Identifier: LaRC-B-277
Scope and Contents

The pressed copy letterbook contains the outgoing correspondence of Carl Thomas Stockmeyer, a commission merchant in New Orleans. The letters are to customers and business contacts in the United States and in Europe, which relates to such matters as orders, shipments and sight drafts.

Dates: 1893-84

Daniel Clark invoice

Identifier: LaRC-M-1020
Scope and Contents

Invoice of tobacco and hides shipment on the brig Rebecca; George Barons, master. It is signed Daniel Clark, 1795 July 2. There is also one typescript of provenance dated 1898 November 9.

Dates: 1795

Day Book of a New Orleans Merchant

Identifier: LaRC-B-5
Scope and Contents

Financial journal of a New Orleans firm selling a variety of merchandise, specializing in wines and liquors. Volume includes lists of customers and transactions. The name of the firm is unknown.

Dates: 1828-1835; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1942

Frank Mayer Besthoff collection

Identifier: LaRC-388
Scope and Contents

This collection is artificial and contains business correspondence, personal correspondence, bank drafts, receipts, bills of lading, court settlement papers, newspapers clippings, a journal article, pictoral material, many unrelated manuscripts, as well as xerox copies of other documents. There are bills of sale for land and slaves, a music copy book, and recipes for different preparations for making liquors.

Dates: 1770-1916

Jaubert Brothers, Inc. records

Identifier: LaRC-828
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of the business and financial records of Jaubert Brothers, Incorporated, a wholesale merchandise company in New Orleans from 1887 to 1980. Materials include merchandise inventories, ledgers, minutes, daily business files, correspondence, stockholder meeting information, insurance appraisals, tax claims, accounting files, stock certificates, administrative records, and photographs. There are also copies of papers pertaining to Claude-Louis-Seraphin...
Dates: 1916-1980

Joseph S. Copes papers

Identifier: LaRC-733
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of business and personal correspondence to Joseph S. Copes. Correspondents include family, medical peers, members of the Presbyterian Church, cotton traders, New Orleans Chamber of Commerce, insurance business clients, New Orleans Academy of Sciences, and lawyers. Brief outline of correspondence: 1811-1834: Born near Lewes Delaware; spent early life in Delaware and Pennsylvania; studied medicine at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania...
Dates: 1831-1936

Morgan Dorsey & Company Account Book

Identifier: LaRC-B-320
Scope and Contents

Account Book of the New Orleans commission merchant firm of Morgan Dorsey & Co. Firm served as a forwarding and collection agency, accepting products from the Mississippi and Ohio Valleys and shipping to eastern U.S. ports and England.

Dates: 1818-1822

Nicholas Low papers

Identifier: LaRC-383
Scope and Contents Letters written to Nicholas Low, a New York merchant. Many of the letters are from Juan Baptiste Macarty, a merchant in New Orleans, requesting assistance collecting money due Macarty, accompanied by copies of correspondence with others, including Robert Smith of Baltimore and Thomas McIntire of Philadelphia. Correspondents also include Bernard Lintot, J.  Girault, Evan and James Jones, John Foley, and Jeronimo La Chiapella, all of New Orleans. The collection also contains announcement cards...
Dates: 1781-1811