Deposit 13 - Mort and Company deposit

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Mort and Company deposit


  • 1849 - 1896 (Creation)

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1 box

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(1843 - 1888)

Administrative history

The company was first established in 1843 when Thomas Sutcliffe Mort established Mort & Co as an auctioneering and brokering business specifically focusing on selling wool. In 1888 Mort and Company Limited amalgamated with R Goldsbrough & Co to form the firm Goldsbrough Mort & Co Ltd. The history of the firm falls into three periods: Mort & Co (Old Firm), 1862 - 1870; Mort & Co (New Firm), 1867 - 1883; Mort & Co Ltd, 1883 - 1888.

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Records prior to the formation of Goldsbrough Mort & Co. Includes papers relating to early partnership agreements and amalgamation, correspondence, catalogue, financial records, evaluations and memoranda, miscellaneous papers relating to the early history of Mort & Co.


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Researchers must sign an access agreement

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NBAC 2, NBAC 13, NBAC 11, NBAC 166, NBAC N53, NBAC Z317, NBAC Z382

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Entered from deposit description on 24 August 2011




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