Judah Barrett & Co.


Columbia, SC


From about 1825 to about 1830, Judah Barrett (died c.1854), relative of South Carolina merchants Isaac (c.1791-1834) and Jacob Barrett (1792-1871), operated Judah Barrett & Co., a general store in Columbia. Judah Barrett & Co. operated in a formal partnership with Charleston general store Isaac Barrett & Co., and Columbia general stores Jacob Barrett & Co. and Barrett & Dunlap until 1827. Judah Barret was a partner in Barrett & Dunlap along with John G. Dunlap (died 1882).

The Jewish Merchant Project is supported by the generosity of the Norman and Gerry Sue Arnold Foundation and the Stanley B. Farbstein Endowment at the Coastal Community Foundation. Longtime members of the JHSSC, Mr. Arnold obm, a merchant himself, and Mr. Farbstein obm were both children of South Carolina Jewish merchants.

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