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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/227-059
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1623-1646
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 2 production units.
Name of creator(s): Daniel Harvey and Co | merchants


Administrative/Biographical history:

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

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Chronological order.

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:

Purchased at auction in 2001.

Allied Materials

Related material:

London Metropolitan Archives also holds later papers of the Harvey family of Chigwell, Essex. See CLC/460.

Publication note:

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:
January to May 2011.

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