DANIEL HARVEY AND COMPANY
|Reference code(s)||: GB 0074 CLC/B/227-059|
|Held at||: London Metropolitan Archives - click here to see details of the physical location of collection|
|Full title||: DANIEL HARVEY AND COMPANY|
|Level of description||: Collection|
|Extent||: 2 production units.|
|Name of creator(s)||: Daniel Harvey and Co | merchants|
Daniel Harvey (1587-1647), a brother of the William Harvey who discovered the circulation of the blood, was a City merchant trading with the Levant. Among his customers was Henry Garraway (Lord Mayor 1639-40), sometime Governor of the Levant Company, of which Harvey was also a Court member.
Scope and content/abstract:
Records of Daniel Harvey and Company, merchants, comprising a ledger and loose accounts found inside. The ledger shows trade in silk, velvet and other cloth with merchants in Aleppo, Constantinople [Istanbul], Genoa, Livorno, Naples, Rouen and Hamburg.
Access & Use
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Conditions governing access:
Available for general access.
Conditions governing reproduction:
Copyright to this collection rests with the City of London.
Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm
Immediate source of acquisition:
Purchased at auction in 2001.
London Metropolitan Archives also holds later papers of the Harvey family of Chigwell, Essex. See CLC/460.
Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.
Date(s) of descriptions:
January to May 2011.
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