University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Dutilh, Wachsmuth, & Co. Records, 1765-[1890?] (bulk 1790-1850)



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Dutilh & Wachsmuth (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Title: Dutilh, Wachsmuth, & Co. Records
Dates: 1765-[1890?] (bulk 1790-1850)
Abstract: Correspondence, account statements, promissory notes, receipts, legal papers, and other business documents comprise the Dutilh, Wachsmuth, & Co. Records. These English and French documents shed light on merchant business in Philadelphia, New York, and other New England towns. Although composed primarily of Dutilh & Wachsmuth records, the firms of Gill & Ferguson, Wachsmuth & Soullier, Andrew Clow & Co. are also well represented.
Accession No.: 85-311
Extent: 3 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, account statements, promissory notes, receipts, legal papers, and other business documents comprise the Dutilh, Wachsmuth, & Co. Records. These English and French documents shed light on merchant business in Philadelphia, New York, and other New England towns. Although composed primarily of Dutilh & Wachsmuth records, the firms of Gill & Ferguson, Wachsmuth & Soullier, Andrew Clow & Co. are also well represented.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Clow, Andrew, d. ca. 1793
Dutilh, Etienne, 1748-1810
Gill, John.
Subjects (Organizations)
Dutilh & Wachsmuth (Philadelphia, Pa.) -- Records and correspondence.
Gill & Ferguson (Philadelphia, Pa.) -- Records and correspondence.
Wachsmuth & Soullier (Philadelphia, Pa.) -- Records and correspondence.
Andrew Clow & Co. (Philadelphia, Pa.) -- Records and correspondence.
Subjects
Merchants--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia -- History -- Archival resources.
Places
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Reading (Pa.)
New York (N.Y.)

Related Material

Forms part of the Natchez Trace Small Manuscript Collections.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Dutilh, Wachsmuth, & Co. Records, 1765-[1890?] (bulk 1790-1850), Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Laurel Rozema, July 2009.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

box
3E298 Correspondence, 1785-1879
Account statements and bills, 1765-1843
Promissory notes, receipts, etc., 1775-[1890?]
Legal documents, 1788-1869