Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/227-059
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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 AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
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.