American Textile History Museum - Osborne Library
Includes some correspondence (1925-1930), two diaries of notes, mill customer notes (on cards), statistics re Egyptian cotton (grades, market, prices, shipping, contracts, firms handling, etc.), audit report (1922), two records books (samples sent to spinners (1920-1925), samples received from Alexandria and elsewhere, 1920-1925), etc. Also, miscellaneous information re unrelated business, Viking Manufacturing Co., Boston 1931/32 (notes made by L.S. Jackson)
American Textile History Museum - Osborne Library
Contains outgoing correspondence from November 1859 through April 1861 to various cotton brokers concerning the cotton trade, market and prices. Most correspondents were based in Savannah and Augusta, but among others were brokers working out of Springfield, Massachusetts. Butts makes references to the impending war between the states
Emory University - Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Collection
The collection consists of the papers of the Creagh and Ketchum families from 1840-1904. The papers include correspondence, legal documents, notes, bills, receipts, and tax statements. The correspondence includes letters of Willie Ketchum and her family, written from Mobile, New York, and Paris. Many letters are to Willie Ketchum from her husband William; some are from an army camp in Corinth, Mississippi (1862-1863). Other letters discuss family, travel, and business
Emory University - Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Collection
The Godfrey Barnsley papers, dating from 1822 to 1980 but falling mostly in the period 1826-1873, include correspondence, financial records, legal and estate papers, writings, photographs, and collected materials that document the business career and family life of a Savannah cotton merchant. Correspondence (1826-1955), writings (1868-1915), financial and legal records (1829-1954), photos, and other papers document the cotton economy in the pre-Civil War South, Barnsley's business affairs as cotton factor and merchant in Savannah, Ga., and New Orleans, La., business negotiations with British merchants, his plantation in northern Georgia, the Civil War, Reconstruction, and Confederate expatriates in Brazil
East Carolina University - Joyner Library
Material in this collection is a random selection of correspondence, financial papers, legal records, shipping records, and miscellaneous items. Correspondence concerns public education in New York in the 1840s, a proposed constitutional amendment that would provide for the popular election of judges, the scarcity of labor in Mississippi in 1867, and 1890s politics in Pennsylvania. Also contains a copy of a letter by Henry Ward Beecher that discusses the Blaine-Cleveland presidential campaign of 1884. Financial records consist of receipts; cotton accounts at Mobile, Ala., and Petersburg, Va.; and prices for household goods. Also included are legal and shipping records. Legal records consist of North Carolina land grants to Nathaniel Drake in Edgecombe County and Thomas Mann in Nash County, a grant for western lands signed by President John Adams, a deed for land in Vermont, and a document pertaining to the dissolution of C. Stetson and Company. Shipping records include a list of ships ... Read More
New-York Historical Society
This collection consists of two letter books: Volume 1, October 1817-1819 and Volume 2, January 1826-September 1828. The letter books contain copies of letters to merchants in Europe and the United States, relating to trade in various commodities, particularly cotton, including observations and comments on the state of trade, financial conditions, prospects, and personal matters -- Willink's most frequent correspondents included in the first volume, October 1817-December 1819, were: Bonnaffé, Sagory & Co., Havre; Broadfoot & McNeil, Charleston; Jan Jacob Beckeringh, Jr., Amsterdam; George and Robert Blackburn, London; Amory Callender & Co., New Orleans; Lewis E. Carrie, Charleston; Cleemann & Co., Havre; Fred C. Graf, Baltimore; Wm. Gaston, Savannah; De Tastel La Costa Jr., Charleston; Henry Stouder & Co., Augusta, Georgia; Robert Maxwell, Charleston; J.F. Mansony, Boston; Vasse Mancel, Havre; Richard M. Muirhead, Charleston; Portal & Co., Bordeaux; Daniel and J.A. Willink, ... Read More
New-York Historical Society
Correspondence and papers, 1833-1854, of the merchant firm of Abraham Bell & Son in New York City. Correspondence is chiefly addressed to the Bell firm, with a few of the letters addressed to James C. Bell and Connecticut shipbuilder, Jacob Bell -- Letters recieved from the firm's trading partners pertain to international shipping and trade, including information on the export of cotton, flaxseed, "Indian corn," and cheese to Ireland, and the importation of sheepskins. A few letters refer to immigration to the United States and the carrying of passengers. Correspondents in this series include: Reuben Harvey, Cork, Ireland; James G. Bell, Belfast; William H. Merry, Belfast; William Jones, Philadelphia; Malcomson & Co., Liverpool; Harvey Brothers, Limerick; N.F. Cunningham, Boston; and Isaac English, Dublin. Letter relating to banking and financial transactions with Ireland include letters from banking and brokerage houses in New York State and elsewhere asking Abraham Bell & Son to ... Read More
New-York Historical Society
Seventeen John Bolton duplicates of letters, respecting cotton production at estates Vigilance and Strathspey, on the Demerara coast of Guyana, and selling prices for the Africans enslaved there. Correspondents include Martin S. Wilkins and Peter Girvin
New-York Historical Society
Letter from John Dickie, who seems to be from the North, to "dear friend," dated New Orleans, Jan. 21, 1865. Letterhead: "Office of George F. Brott, 47 Carondelet Street." Believes he can make more money in the South on "Confederate cotton" than he can in New York as a bookkeeper. The troops are troublesome and there is not enough food
University of Mississippi
Collection contains typescripts of Cohn's autobiography as well as Combustion on Wheels, Love in America, and The Life and Times of King Cotton. There are also correspondence items, short stories, and clippings

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