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Tappan, Lewis, 1788-1873


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

American and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society minute book

 Collection — Container: Small Collections
Identifier: 2203
Scope and Contents This minute book of the American and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society contains minutes of the society's executive committee dating from May 17, 1848 to May 1, 1855. Additional minutes follow for March 16-November 7, 1859. The volume also contains a list of members of the committee and the society's by-laws. Minutes reflect discussions on the general business of the society, business transactions, publications and letters received by the society from other abolitionists, and the society's...
Dates: Created: 1848-1859; Other: Majority of material found in 1848-1855; Other: Date acquired: 07/01/1970

Mercantile Agency records

 Collection — Container: Small Collections
Identifier: 2244
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a record book, correspondence, and printed material concerning the founding and operation of the Mercantile Agency of New York, which was founded in 1841 by Lewis Tappan. The record book dates from the founding of the Agency in June 1841 through August 1847. The book includes daily entries of business and other transactions, appended form letters, news clippings and announcements concerning the Agency, and biographical information on various agents who worked for...
Dates: Created: 1841-1847; Other: Date acquired: 08/17/1970

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Abolitionists 1
Antislavery movements 1
Business enterprises -- New York -- 19th century 1
Businessmen -- New York -- 19th century 1
Credit bureaus -- New York -- 19th century 1