Business records, 1784-1892 (inclusive), 1809-1848 (bulk) [microform].


Astor, John Jacob, 1763-1848. Business records, 1784-1892 (inclusive), 1809-1848 (bulk) [microform].

Business records, 1784-1892 (inclusive), 1809-1848 (bulk) [microform].

Correspondence and other papers, including account books of the Hunt-McKenzie overland party to Astoria, Or., and the Pacific Fur Company, 1806-1823; a small number of letters, invoices, and agreements relating to the Pacific Fur Company, the American Fur Company and the China trade; and letter books, 1813-1848, relating to the China trade, the fur trade, Wisconsin land speculation, insurance, banking, and railroads. Includes papers of Nathan Goodell, 1842-1861; Henry S. Baird, 1847-1875; and J.S. Baker, 1875-1891.

7 linear ft. (19 v., 29 boxes)

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