United States -- Economic conditions
Found in 78 Collections and/or Records:
Collection contains a promissory note, signed in Hebrew by an unidentified person, for a sum of money owed Isaacs (1761), and a certificate of indebtedness of New York State to Aaron Isaacs for goods purchased, signed by Commissioners William Floyd and Isaac Roosevelt (1781). Also an estate inventory for Isaac Wickham Isaacs, 1816.
Collection contains an 1808 invoice, signed by Abraham Isaacs (1737-1815) in Hebrew, for various types of meat sold to Frederick Frazier; and an inventory of the estate of Jacob Isaacs (1793-1831), 1831.
The collection contains four depositions from four individuals regarding the abduction of Lazarus from Charleston to New York City on a writ. Among the deponents was Solomon Moses. Also includes photocopies of other legal documents.
Consists of a detailed 1833 listing and appraisal of all items in the estate of Judith Hadassah Jacobs [Myers] (1759-1832). Items listed includes: a "box with Hebrew books." The executor of the estate was Abraham Jacobs, and one of the appraisers was Naphtali Judah. Also includes 1825 inventory of estate of Benjamin R. Jacobs (1744-1824).
This collection consists of the account of the estate of John A. Graham, listing all expenses and moneys owed.
Collection consists of a bill presented by J.L. Riker detailing costs of defending a suit brought against Dias.
Cohen was registered as an Indian trader in Pennsylvania in 1773.
Collection contains two documents affirming that Isaacs had submitted a true account of goods imported by him.
This collection contains personal corresponences and legal documents created by and pertaining to the Lazarus family.
Contains the inventory and papers relating to the estate of Lazarus Isaacs. Of special interest is the detailed list of contents of his two dry goods stores in New York City.
Collection includes shipping bill of Moses Levy, letters of administration of Hyam Levy, and printing samples and obituary of Benjamin Levy, as well as other items.
Contains items from the following members of the Solomon family: 1) Israel J. Solomon, two letters written in December, 1881, to his son, Lionel Solomon, in Singapore, on business matters; 2) the inventory of the estate of Raphael Solomon, made in 1877, the administrator of which was Lionel Solomon.
Contains the inventory and papers relating to the estate of Louis Heyman. The administrator of the estate was Moritz Binswanger, and the appraisers were Isaac Carlbach and Kalman Jacob. Of special interest is the indication from the inventory that Heyman owned a tavern/boarding house.
A stock certificate for the New Mexico Mining Co. lithographed by Rosenthal in Philadelphia.
This collection consists of a letter written by Levin concerning a promissory note, which was refused payment.
The collection contains four invoices and two checks relating to the business activities of Lyon J. Levy and his successor firm in Philadelphia.
An invoice for dry goods bought from M.&E. Meyer & Co., signed by A. Jacobson.
Contains an advertising card for the firm directed to the ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic and the Woman's Relief Corps. The card notes that the store serves as an "Official Public Comfort Station."
The collection consists of microfilm and bound photocopies of all records in the Marine Court of New York City, called the "Mayor's Court," 1674-1860, in which Jews or Jewish names appear in any capacity. Included are records of briefs, warrants, jury lists, and lists of cases, in chronological order. The entire collection has been indexed by last name.
Consists of letters written to Rukeyser by various national business and political leaders on a variety of topics. About half of the letters concern Rukeyser's attempts to secure guest columnists to replace him while on vacation, while the other half is concerned with topics of general business and financial interest.
A promissory note, signed by Rosenbaum and Thomas R. Moore, for hire of a slave in Petersburg, Va.
Contains business and legal papers of several members of the Moise family. Included are papers dealing with a land transfer signed by Rachel Moise Levy, Penina Moise, Jacquiline Levy, Jacob Moise, Abraham Moise, Isaac Moise, and Aaron Moise (1836); a protest against a note of exchange signed by Abraham Moise, Jr. (1850); an insurance policy for the house of Rebecca Cohen Moise (1854); papers regarding the partnership of George Dowie and Benjamin Franklin Moise, also signed by Benjamin Lazarus (1867); and correspondence from Edwin Warren Moise (1832-1902) on legal matters both in his own name and in the name of the firm, Mose & Moise (1868-1869). Also includes land transaction between Raphael Moses and Thomas Jefferson Moise and a mortgage granted by Benjamin F. Moise.
The collection contains two deeds for a piece of land in Charleston, S.C., bought by Mordecai Cohen in 1817 and sold by him in 1829.
Consists of the papers of members of the Mordecai family. Includes those of: Moses Mordecai (1707-1781), a bill of exchange (1771), and letters of administration signed by Elizabeth Mordecai (1744-1804), Isaac Moses, and Barnard Gratz, and inventory of his estate, and the accounts of his administratrix (1781-1782); Jacob Mordecai (1762-1838), a discourse delivered at the consecration of Congregation Beth Shalome (1822), and a notebook manuscript "The Truth of Divine Revelation"; George Washington Mordecai (1801-1871), a stock certificate signed by him as president of the Bank of North Carolina (1863); Alfred Mordecai (1804-1887), four letters on military matters (1838-1859); Alfred Mordecai, Jr. (1840-1920), a commission as captain in the Ordnance Department, signed by President Abraham Lincoln (1864), and a letter of condolence (1870); Rosa Mordecai (1839-1936), three letters to Rosa Mordecai concerning Rebecca Gratz, who apparently served as the model for the Rebecca in Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe (1898-1905); Laura Mordecai (1837-1927), letters to her sister, Miriam, and brother, Alfred, about the Chicago World's Fair (1892-1893); and Miriam Mordecai (1843-1923), letters to her sister, Laura, about a trip to San Francisco and Seattle for the wedding of their niece (1901), and about her trip to Europe (1907). Also includes a letter of recommendation written by Winfield Scott (1786-1866) on behalf of Capt. Alfred Mordecai, who was on his way to Paris on business.
This collection consists of one note co-signed by Mordecai M. Levy.
The Mordecai Sheftall collection consists of the family papers and business records of the American Revolution patriot, Mordecai Sheftall, and the Sheftall family of Savannah, Georgia from 1761-1873. This collection includes a American Revolution provision returns (1777-1778), and correspondence for the Continental Army and Navy of Georgia and South Carolina. The collection also includes an original Works Progress Administration Guide to the materials.
A letter to William Sanders, describing the impoverished conditions in Columbia, S.C., at the end of the Civil War.
Contains the inventory of the estate of Moses Heyman, of which one appraiser was Joseph Jacobs. Of special interest is the inventory of his store.
Contains a lease for a house signed by Myers and his wife, and a sworn statement signed by Myers regarding a bond he executed to a Mr. Weatherhead in 1772.
Contains a letter in English, with Yiddish notations, to the firm of Robert and Isaac Phillips, Philadelphia, concerning the sales of quicksilver (mercury) in the United States.