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Amos D. Smith & Company business papers

Amos D. Smith & Company business papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Amos D. Smith & Company business papers
Creator: Amos D. Smith & Company
Inclusive Dates: 1840-1867
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms3153
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Amos D. Smith & Company (formerly A. D. & J. Y. Smith & Co.) were cotton merchants located in Providence, Rhode Island.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of letters written to A. D. & J. Y. Smith (1856-1858), and Amos D. Smith & Co. (1867), mostly from cotton merchants in Columbus and Savannah, Georgia. The letters discuss the cotton market, cotton prices and shipping orders including invoices and receipts. One letter dated November 15, 1867 is written on a printed copy of "Savannah Weekly Review and Prices Current." Companies include Hall & Dexter (later Charles E. & Amory Dexter); Padelford, Fay & Co. (later Padelford & Cope); Ruse, Davis & Long; and N. L. McCready & Co. (in New York).

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Amos D. Smith & Company business papers, ms3153, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2015.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Business records.
Cotton merchants.
Hall & Dexter
N.L. McCready & Co
Padelford, Fay & Co
Ruse, Davis & Long
Smith, Amos D. (Amos Denison), 1805-1877
Smith, James Youngs, 1809-1876

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Correspondence, documents, 1840-1867