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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Letters, 1833-1851

Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Charles P. Leverich business letters, 1833-1851, bulk dates 1836-1843



Descriptive Summary

Creator Leverich, Charles P.
Title Charles P. Leverich business letters
Dates: 1833-1851, bulk dates 1836-1843
Abstract: The Leverich letters recount the trading and financial conditions in the New Orleans branch of the family owned business controlled by William S. and J.H. Leverich. The letters give information on the cotton trade, shipping, insurance, banking, and the character and standing of various merchants.
ID MS 222
Extent 3 lin. in. (4 folders)
Language Materials are in English.
Repository: Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, Houston, TX

Biographical Note

Charles P. Leverich was a businessman with businesses both in New Orleans, Louisiana and New York. The family had mercantile and banking interests.

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Scope and Contents

The letters recount the trading and financial conditions in the New Orleans branch of the family owned business controlled by William S. and J.H. Leverich. The letters give information on the cotton trade, shipping, insurance, banking, and the character and standing of various merchants. There are also references to the social life of the period, agents and customers in other Southern and a few Northern cities, banking conditions in the wake of U.S. President Andrew Jackson's Specie Circular and the Panic of 1837.

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Restrictions

Access Restriction

This material is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish materials from this item must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Leverich, William S.
Subjects
Cotton trade -- 19th century.
Commerce (Louisiana) -- 19th century
Banking -- 19th century
Subjects (Places)
New Orleans, La. -- social life and customs -- 19th century.
South (U.S.)-- social life and customs -- 19th century.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Charles P. Leverich business letters, 1833-1851, MS 222, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

Acquisition Information

The letters were purchased on July 1, 1958.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Letters, 1833-1851

folder
1 1833-1835
folder
2 1836-1839
folder
3 1840-1843
folder
4 1844-1851

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