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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/078
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1766-1849
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 6 production units.
Name of creator(s): Edward Grace and Co | brokers and merchants


Administrative/Biographical history:

Edward Grace and Company, later Grace and Jepson, brokers and merchants, traded in slaves, oil and other commodities, in Gambia, Senegal and the West Indies. The firm had premises at 27 Exchange Alley, Cornhill and later, as Grace and Jepson, at 8 Park Cross Street, Leeds.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Edward Grace and Company, brokers and merchants, comprising correspondence and accounts.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Records arranged by MS number, assigned during cataloguing at the Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection rests with the City of London.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

The archives were presented to the Manuscripts Section of Guildhall Library in 1967 by the Business Archives Council. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:

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:
November 2010 to January 2011.

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