Records, 1876-1899.


Morton, Bliss & Company. Records, 1876-1899.

Records, 1876-1899.

Ledgers, 1884-1899, of the New York City financial firm of Morton, Bliss & Company; and letterbooks, 1876 Mar.-1895 Jan., of Levi Parsons Morton's business partner George Bliss; principally written by him as a representative of the firm.

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