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The merchant firm of A.C. Cazenove & Co. came into being in Alexandria, Va., on 3 Jan. 1820 as a partnership between Swiss immigrant Anthony Charles Cazenove and William C. Gardner. They continued in operation until at least 1832. 


Alexandria Gazette & Daily Advertiser. “Advertisement.” January 3, 1820. America’s Historical Newspapers.

Enquirer. “Advertisement.” September 28, 1832. America’s Historical Newspapers.

Brockett, F.L., and Geo. W. Rock. A Concise History of the City of Alexandria, Va., from 1669-1883, with a Directory of Reliable Business Houses in the City. Alexandria, Virginia: Printed at the Gazette Book and Job Office, 1883.

Schenck, William Edward. Biography of the Class of 1838 of the College of New Jersey, at Princeton, N.J. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Jas. B. Rodgers Printing Co., 1889.