Taylor, Moses, 1806-1882

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Dates:
Birth 1806-01-11
Death 1882-05-23
English, Spanish; Castilian

Biographical notes:

Moses Taylor (1806-1882), an American banker, president of the City Bank in New York since 1855. He dabbled in railroads, public utilities, and helped the Lincoln administration finance the Civil War.

From the description of Papers of Moses Taylor, 1857-1881 (bulk 1869-1881). (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122443897

Moses Taylor (1806-1882) was a little-known but representative figure in the history of the mercantile and industrial development of the United States and Cuba in the nineteenth century. Taylor was a New York City merchant in the West Indies trade (chiefly Cuba), a long-time president of City Bank of New York, an entrepreneur and manager in the railroad and mining industries, a life-long Tammany supporter, an ambivalent War Democrat with personal and business ties to the South, and an important member of August Belmont's clique of Democratic businessmen.

From the guide to the Moses Taylor papers, 1793-1906, 1835-1890, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Moses Taylor (1806-1882) was a little-known but representative figure in the history of the mercantile and industrial development of the United States and Cuba in the nineteenth century.

Taylor was a New York City merchant in the West Indies trade (chiefly Cuba), a long-time president of City Bank of New York, an entrepreneur and manager in the railroad and mining industries, a life-long Tammany supporter, an ambivalent War Democrat with personal and business ties to the South, and an important member of August Belmont's clique of Democratic businessmen.

From the description of Moses Taylor papers, 1793-1906, bulk (1835-1890). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122378718

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Subjects:

  • Mines and mineral resources--United States
  • Investments
  • Investments--Cuba
  • Businessmen--Archives
  • Capitalism and financiers
  • Sugar
  • Coal mines and mining
  • Business
  • Foreign trade and employment
  • Railroads--Pennsylvania
  • International trade
  • Slavery
  • Capitalists and financiers
  • Railroads
  • Labor
  • Coal mines and mining--United States
  • Railroads--United States
  • American
  • Mines and Mineral Resources
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Industrial relations--United States
  • Americans--Foreign countries
  • Industrial organization
  • Industrial relations
  • Slavery--Cuba
  • Bankers--Archives

Occupations:

  • Bankers

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  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Cuba (as recorded)
  • Pennsylvania (as recorded)
  • New York (as recorded)
  • Cuba (as recorded)
  • New York (State)--New York (as recorded)
  • New York (N. Y.) (as recorded)
  • New York (State) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Foreign countries (as recorded)