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Merchants

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Account Books Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1979-0001
Abstract

The books fall into three categories: farmers, storekeepers and businesses.

Dates: 1774-1892

Granniss and Elmore Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1985-0005
Abstract Ganung and Elmore, general merchandise and grocery firm of Litchfield, Connecticut, was founded by George S. Elmore (1856-1904) and C. M. Ganung in 1880 with stock purchased from a bankrupt company. In 1882, Mr. Ganung sold his interest in the store to Westoen G. Granniss (1855-1940) of Litchfield, Connecticut, and the store was renamed Granniss and Elmore. The firm dealt in general merchandise such as groceries, dry goods, dishes, crockery, carpets, window shades, screens, linoleum, and...
Dates: undated, 1880-1947

James M. Hill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1996-0011
Abstract

The James M. Hill Papers consist primarily of the business records of Mr. Hill's store in North Madison, Connecticut.

Dates: 1831-1888

Ives and Pierce Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1979-0008
Abstract

Ives and Pierce, a rural business in Canaan, Connecticut, was owned by Henry B. Ives and Robert D. Pierce, and sold grain, chicken feed, poultry, and agricultural supplies to local farmers. The business also sold coal to local residents. The records consist of 36 volumes of financial journals, daybooks, and coal and account books.

Dates: 1895-1929

J. P. Harrington and Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1979-0007
Abstract

The collection consists of the financial records of J.P. Harrington and Company, general merchants of Collinsville, Connecticut.

Dates: 1860-1900

Slater Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1979-0017
Abstract In 1809, John W. Tibbits and Lafayette Tibbits came to Jewett City, Connecticut, and purchased a mill privilege on the Pachaug River. After enjoying several good years during the War of 1812, the company was reorganized in 1815, and incorporated on 20 September 1816. The company was soon struggling and was finally sold in 1823 to John Slater. On the death of John Slater in 1843, his two sons John Fox and William S. Slater inherited his business properties. John F. Slater was succeeded by his...
Dates: 1795-1892