Isaac G. Pierson and Brothers records, 1795-1865 (inclusive)

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Content Notes

Daybooks, ledgers, cash books, time books, letter books, and unbound manuscripts. There are incomplete records for a cotton factory and a screw factory at Ramapo, an outlet and office in New York City, a store, a mill, a farm and a wood-lot operated for the employees, and the Ramapo post office. The collection is strong on day-to-day matters involving the workmen, especially for the early period, but weak on sales and production records.
  • is available on microfilm (1 reel, 35 mm.) for use in the Historical Collections Reading Room, Baker Library. Order no. 71-8707.

Biographical Notes

Iron manufacturer operating at Ramapo, N.Y. with a sales office in New York City. The firm manufactured nails and screws and by the 1820's had expanded to include cotton manufacture. Part of the business appears to have been operated as Ramapo Manufacturing Company.