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Cotton

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast
Scope Note: TARO 2.0 term - revised 1/7/2022

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Certificate of Partnership between Richard J. French, William Marsh Rice and Ebenezer B. Nichols

 Collection
Identifier: MS 004
Overview A certificate of limited partnership for the purpose of setting up firm of "R.J. French" to purchase and sell goods from July 1, 1852 to July 1, 1857. The agreement was between general partner Richard J. French and special partners William M. Rice and Ebenezer B. Nichols.
Dates: 1852

Charles P. Leverich business letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 222
Overview The Leverich letters recount the trading and financial conditions in the New Orleans branch of the family owned business controlled by William S. and J.H. Leverich. The letters give information on the cotton trade, shipping, insurance, banking, and the character and standing of various merchants.
Dates: 1833 - 1851; Majority of material found within 1836 - 1843

Colonel Cyrus Burnet Smith U.S. Civil War papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 411
Abstract: Dr. Cyrus Smith served as a surgeon in the U.S. Civil War. His papers include his diary, military passes, induction and discharge papers, correspondence, photographs, hospital reports, bills of lading relating to the cotton trade in 1850's and Smith's thesis from Medical School.
Dates: 1856-1958

Jared Ellison Groce biographical manuscript, 1936

 Collection
Identifier: MS 179
Abstract: Biographical sketch of Jared Ellsion Groce, one of the Old Three Hundred (Austin's first colony), who emigrated to Texas in January 1822. Time period described ranges from 1782-1836.
Dates: 1936

Leland Anderson family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 916
Overview The collection has a majority of photographs, newspaper articles, letters, and portraits.
Dates: 1880 - 2010

William Lockhart Clayton papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 007
Overview Original personal material and photocopied professional materials relating to economist and foreign policy expert Will Clayton and family, dating from 1897-1998. In addition to serving the U.S. government in a number of capacities, Clayton was in cotton business, and a co-founder of Anderson, Clayton and Company, based in Houston, Texas.
Dates: 1897-1998, Bulk dates 1934-1964; Majority of material found within 1934 - 1964

William Marsh Rice business and estate ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 102
Abstract The business records of William Marsh Rice comprise data on his personal investments, his estate records and those of the Institute: ledgers; journals; cash books; day books; check registers; tax records; bank statements; land surveys; payroll and student accounts; letters to and from Rice himself, family members, business associates, employees, and the administrators of his estate.
Dates: 1855 - 1965