Minor wear on this unused cover "Bluegrass stock farm has stallions and jacks for sale at all times, we carry in stock the best breeding that Missouri and Kentucky can afford." Hamilton Brothers Mexico Missouri.
Nice graphics on the back of this cover dated in the 1880's.. The front reads "Return to J B Wooster & Co" and an address in San Francisco. Cancel in from San Francisco but it not clear as to the date.
Condition problems on this 1899 billhead showing Mike Michael and his brother Mohr Michael, sellers of all things horses. The billhead is dingy (I erased some) but cleanable. The right edge is damaged, also an area on the bottom edge. There are some corner creases as well. Please study the scan carefully.
This letter is from the Essex County Health Association, Beverly Massachusetts advertising the sale of the 22nd Annual Christmas Seal Sale for the benefit of the Massachusetts Tuberculosis League. The actual stamps are on the back and there are six rows of stamps, three of the rows stuck to the top three rows.
I could hardly wait when I bought this 1926 letterhead to research it and find out what I could on this interesting event. Here is what I found on the web.
Every August Gallup plays host to Native Americans from across the United States in a massive Inter-tribal ceremonial. The Indoor and Outdoor Marketplace and the Ceremonial Showroom present the country's most complete and varied displays of genuine Indian fine arts, including Navajo rugs, katsinas, jewelry, pottery and basketry. There are socials, rodeos and parades.
Condition: folds, discolored area which runs down the left hand side, and some edge wear to the top edge.
This multi-day event began in 1922 so this is an early letterhead. Folds and discolored area running down the left hand side.
Lyon's Memorial Park
Mike Kirk, T Hartley Seymour, William H Morris, S F Stacher, F S Lawrence, B I Staples, Horace Moses, W Wallace, Homer P Powers, J W Hannett, S A M Young, Aug F Duclos, G A Trotter, Horace Moses, Charles P Mason, C M Sabin.
Dealer in hardware and guns, ammunition and sporting goods. Can be mailed along the original folds in an envelope. Ignore price on the invoice as it includes insurance and I will refund paypal payment.
Two pages of a short advertising note paper for the Home Stave Company in Madisonville. Madisonville cancel on the front and a partial cancel for Philadelphia Tn on the back. R H Kizer of that company is writing his son. The letterhead and cover is dated in 1904.
Six page, gossipy 1885 letter-cover written to Frank Fields, Esq in Nashville. The letter is written on Central Hotel Charlotte North Carolina lettersheets but the cover has the Merchants Hotel in Spartanburg South Carolina. The envelope is ragged on the right side and has a big ink stain. Somewhat dingy appearance. This hotel was build in 1880 located in down town Spartanburg. The building burned in 1910.
Undated but would be in the 1880's. One page of advertising with graphics on both sides. "The Reservoir Vases are made with a reservoir to hold water. The mosture is drawn up into the earth by capillary attraction. The soil does not get caked and hard as in vases where water is poured on the top of the earth. Reservoir vases only need watering once in ten to fifteen days, making them invaluable for cemetery use." See scans. There is an area on the second scan that looks like it may have had tape on it.
This is one of the most attractive letterhead that I have ever had. Case was a dealer in Coaches, Coupes, Livery, and served in weddings, funerals, and specialties. Heavy folds with one tiny hole at one fold.
Nice graphic bill of exchange which measures 8 and 1/3 inch by 3 inches. Unused, nice condition with one small stain. A bill of exchange is written by a party ordering another (payor) to pay a certain amount to a third party (payee). Hope that is clearer to you than it is to me. I would just call this a check. This bank appears to have been in operation from 1836 to 1860.
Seven page love letter with the graphic on all of the sheets. Advertising Cover with a graphic of the hotel on the back but stamp is missing. Letter is addressed to Annie Kate Lewis at La Grange College, La Grange, Ga. The future husband was Jim.
The lot consists of statements from the Tishomingo Savings Institution in Corinth Mississippi, the John Trice Banking Co in Okolona Miss, and the Bank of Winona, in Enona Miss. Please view the scans to see the condition.
Tishomingo Savings Institution in Corinth Mississippi,
Nice graphics of this small lettersheet which was actually mailed from Jacksonville Florida. Here is some information found on the web about Wiedemann:
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
George Wiedemann Sr. was born in Eisenach, Germany, in 1833, Wiedemann came to the United States as a young man in 1855. He moved to Newport, Kentucky in 1870. He was the founder of the George Wiedemenn Brewing Company, which became Kentucky's largest brewery. It was located at 601 Columbia Street in Newport, Kentucky. Wiedemann beer was synonymous with Newport. Wiedemann promoted itself as "America's only registered beer" and often used humorous radio commercials as part of its advertising campaigns.
Wiedemann married Agnes Rohman and they had six children. Newspaper accounts described Wiedemann as an honest man with a natural sociability and a dignified businessman.
On May 28, 1890, George Wiedemann became ill and died at his home at 188 East Third St in Newport. The business was continued to operate by his sons, George Jr. and Charles.
Wiedemann Brewing was merged with G. Heileman Brewing Company, in 1967 and was operated as Wiedemann Division, G. Heileman Brewing Company, Inc. The primary brands were Wiedemann Fine Beer, Royal Amber Beer, Blatz Beer/Cream Ale and other assorted Heileman labels. The brewery was closed in 1983
This is an early imprint that bears the partial date 18__. It came with some stampless covers from the 1840's. It measures 8 by 5 and a half inches and is rag paper with early printing. Bowling Green Ky. Promise to pay the Bank of Kentucky. There is creasing at the top left hand side.
Letterhead from Columbia South Carolina advertising the Columbus Wagon which won the highest award at the San Francisco Exposition. One edge tear Back is a Table of Values on their other products with graphics.
Fantastic graphic of a train on this early invoice from Montana Territory. Fort Benton is considered the beginning of Montana and was established as a fur trading center in 1847. It flourished with the heavy steamboat traffic but declined with the advent of the railroad. It is on the Historic Register. Indian territory.