Jacob Barrett & Co.


Camden, SC


From around 1810 to around 1830, Jacob Barrett (1792-1871) operated general store Jacob Barrett & Co. in Camden, South Carolina. Barrett worked closely with his brother, Isaac (c. 1791-1834), who owned Charleston general store Isaac Barrett & Co. The brothers would buy and sell goods for each other. Barrett also owned a Columbia general store Barrett’s.

Main Image: Advertisement for Jacob Barrett & Co. Reprinted from Camden Gazette, February 27, 1817.

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