Joseph, J. L. & S.
XI/38/159, 2 boxes
NMR's agent in the USA until 1837 when the company went into liquidation and August Belmont took on the role. They were based in New York, working in conjunction with R. & J. Phillips, handling bills of exchange, shipping and receiving specie and gold bars, informing NMR of the possibility of providing the US government with loans, supplying details of the local money markets (including some quotations of the exchange on London and Paris) and shipping quicksilver from Carthagena. The letters include comments on shipping and insurance for shipping, and handling quicksilver. There are comments on some local events and politics.