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Howell L. Williams letters received

Howell L. Williams letters received, 1830-1832.
Williams, Howell L., 1792-1872
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box 1Mixed materialRequest in advance MssCol 4681 box 1Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328


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Williams, Rogers & Robert, correspondent.
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Williams, Howell L., 1792-1872, creator.
Howell L. Williams letters received, 1830-1832.
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Howell L. Williams (1792-1872) was a New York City commission merchant and partner in the firm of Williams, Rogers & Robert. The partnership dissolved in 1834, resuming business as Robert & Williams. The collection consists of mercantile correspondence received by Howell L. Williams at New Orleans, other southern cities, and New York, relating to trade chiefly in cotton, but also in tobacco, sugar and other commodities. Among the letters are lists of prices current, some with further notes addressed to Williams, and invoices and waybills for cotton. Correspondents include associates in New Orleans and New York, as well as merchants in various states, and Liverpool, England. There are also are a few letters of introduction for Williams's use, social invitations, and letters from his brothers Fielding L. Williams and William L. Williams, and sister Mildred Wheatley and her husband.
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Williams, Rogers & Robert, correspondent.
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MssCol 4681
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