Records, 1780-1832.


Records, 1780-1832.

The records document the formation, operation and dissolution of the firm of Andrews & Meredith. They include French official papers, cargo invoices, and correspondence. David Meredith's deposition in an Admiralty case (Philadelphia, 1798) describes his first venture for the firm in 1794-95, with details of cargoes and problems caused by unsettled business conditions. The miscellany includes receipts issued to Jonathan Meredith, a Philadelphia tanner and father of David Meredith, for purchases of bark for tanning (1804), and a family record tracing the migration of the Andrews family from Salem, Mass., to Rochester, N.Y., and Michigan Territory between 1825 and 1832.

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SNAC Resource ID: 6699741

Hagley Museum & Library

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Meredith, William, 1772-1844 (person)

Andrews & Meredith. (corporateBody)

Andrews & Meredith was a partnership of Robert Andrews and David Meredith, Philadelphia merchants, trading between 1794 and 1802. The firm engaged in the lucarative neutral carrying trade during the first phase of the French Revolutionary Wars, particularly with France and Portugal, dealing in wine, brandy, cotton, sugar, indigo, wool and spices. From the description of Records, 1780-1832. (Hagley Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122392654 ...

Meredith, David, b. 1771. (person)

Meredith, Jonathan, 1740-1811 (person)

Jonathan Meredith was a Philadelphia tanner and currier. From the description of Sales orders account book, 1787-1798. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122585136 Jonathan Meredith ( - ), father of lawyer and banker William Meredith (1772-1844) and grandfather of U.S. Treasury Secretary William Morris Meredith (1799-1873), was a tanner and currier in Philadelphia, Pa. From the description of Letterbook, 1787-1789. (American Antiquarian Soc...

Andrews family. (family)

Andrews, Robert, 1772-1842 (person)