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Manuscript Collection No. 579
Colonial merchant shipper (New York City).
Photostat copies of correspondence, bills of lading, receipts, and ledgers reflecting Simson's activities as a New York City based merchant shipper in the 18th century. Records show business transacted in London (England) and the Dutch West Indies.
Terms of Access and Use
The Nathan Simon Papers are open to all users. The original manuscript collection is available in the Barrows-Loebelson Reading Room of the Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives.
Property and Literary Rights
The Public Records Office, by the act of donating the Nathan Simon Papers to the American Jewish Archives, assigned all property rights to the American Jewish Archives. Literary rights are retained by Nathan Simon and his heirs. Literary rights may also be retained by specific creators of materials.
Questions concerning rights should be addressed to the Executive Director of the American Jewish Archives. For more information see the American Jewish Archives copyright information webpage.
The Nathan Simon Papers include microfilm. The microfilm may be a duplicate of the collection or include different materials. See MF-528 to MF-528b. Microfilm is available through inter-library loan.
Footnotes and bibliographic references should refer to the Nathan Simon Papers and the American Jewish Archives. A suggestion for at least the first citation is as follows:
[Description], [Date], Box #, Folder #. MS-579. Nathan Simon Papers. American Jewish Archives, Cincinnati, Ohio.
The Nathan Simon Papers were received from Public Records Office, London, England, in 1960.
Processed by American Jewish Archives staff.
No further accruals are expected to this collection.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the AJA's online catalog.
Jewish businessmen -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Shipping -- New York (N.Y.) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Simson, Nathan, -- d.1725