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Guide to the Isaac Hicks Papers
1791-1820
 MS 297


New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Jennifer Gargiulo

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on November 12, 2018
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Hicks, Isaac, 1767-1820
Title: Isaac Hicks papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1791-1820
Dates [bulk]: 1791-1806
Abstract: Isaac Hicks was a Quaker merchant, born in 1767 and active in the mercantile and shipping business from 1790-1807, both by himself and in partnerships. The collection includes predominantly business papers, but also includes a handful of non-business related documents. Approximately half of the collection is correspondence, and half of the collection is business documents. The correspondence is primarily in regards to the sale and shipment of goods and the procurement of insurance policies. The business documents include but are not limited to checks, insurance policies, bills, bonds, and more.
Quantity: 35 Linear Feet
Language: This collection is predominantly in English. There are also multiple documents in French, and a few in Spanish, and Dutch.
Call Phrase: MS 297
Sponsor: The processing of the Isaac Hicks Papers was made possible by a generous grant from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.