Brown Brothers & Company records, 1825-1889, bulk (1830s-1870s).


Brown Brothers & Company records, 1825-1889, bulk (1830s-1870s).

Collection consists of accounting records of Brown Brothers & Co. and its allied enterprise, Brown, Shipley & Co.

45 linear feet (176 v.)


SNAC Resource ID: 6681295

New York Public Library System, NYPL

Related Entities

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Brown, William, Sir, 1784-1864 (person)

Brown Brothers & Company (corporateBody)

Alexander Brown (1764-1834) emigrated from Ireland to Baltimore in 1800 and opened a dry goods business with which his four sons became associated. One son, John (1788-1872), opened a branch in Philadelphia in 1818 and expanded the business to include foreign exchange transactions. Another son, James (1791-1877) established Brown Brothers & Co. in New York City in 1825 and eventually absorbed the other branches. In addition, Brown Brothers & Co. was associated with the English firm of Br...

Brown, John A., 1788-1872 (person)

Shipley, Joseph. (person)

Brown, James, 1791-1877 (person)

Brown, Shipley & Company. (corporateBody)