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Virginia--Commerce--History

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Merchants' Petition

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01084
Scope and Contents Manuscript petition from 58 merchant colonists to the House of Commons against a petition calling for the prohibition of trade between the Northern colonies and the French and Dutch West Indian settlements.  Signers claim it would destroy colonial, English, and European trade.  ADoc. 5 pp.  Ca. 1737.  Phillips collection.

Williamsburg, Va. Businessman's Association Minute Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Mi2-Mi3
Scope and Contents Minute books, 1899-1925, of the Businessman's Association, Williamsburg, Va. which includes the constitution stating that the purpose of the organization is to "encourage and promote the commercial, mercantile and manufacturing interests of the city of Williamsburg . . . ,".