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(523) 1910 - Western Billhead - Dr. Herman Martin - Denver, Colorado.-Condition: Good Folded in middle on light blue paper. Some yellowing mostly on the back of receipt. This was in the amount of $300.00 for professional services. It was written to a L P Scholl. Price: $6.00 + shipping.
(1071) January 1, 1871 - South - End Express - To: Douglass & Graves, Dr - Boston, Massachusetts. Condition: Very Good Billhead measures 7" by 5 1/2". There is one small split on the left fold. This very interesting Billhead includes a detailed list of charges. This list covered the entire year of 1870, and lists businesses and amounts. Evidently these were the businesses that Douglass and Graves used South-End Express, to send letters or packages to. A Broadside that was issued in 1861 in Boston, stated that South-End Express would get letters and packages to and from Roxbury and Boston. This Billhead is a wonderful piece of Early Boston History.
(1075) May 15, 1867 - New Bedford Mercury Newspaper - To: Fessenden & Baker, Dr. - New Bedford. Condition: Very Good Billhead measures 7 1/2" by 5". This Billhead was presented by the New Bedford Mercury, an early Newspaper in New Bedford, Mass. It was for advertising in The Daily Mercury. The earliest date found for the New Bedford Mercury Newspaper is 1807. Fesseden & Baker were printers and the editors and proprietors of the newspaper. They also printed books. It is handwritten and has an interesting vignette. Price: $12.00 + shipping
(1076) October 1, 1872 - Horse - Shoers - To: Couilliard & Haley, Dr. - Boston. Condition: Very Good Billhead measures 8 1/4" by 4 1/2". Bill was for four horseshoes and for boarding a horse for 38 days at $1.00 a day! Part of the billhead is written in red. Part of the printed top states that they pay "Particular attention to Lame and Interfering Horses". It is handwritten and has an interesting vignette of a horse. Price: $12.00 + shipping
(1082) January 1, 1870 - To James M. Douglass, Dr. - South End Express - Boston. Condition: Very Good Billhead measures 8 1/2" by 7". This very interesting Billhead includes a detailed list of charges. This list covered the entire year of 1869, and lists businesses and amounts. Evidently these were the businesses that James M. Douglass used South-End Express, to send letters or packages to. A Broadside that was issued in 1861 in Boston, stated that South-End Express would get letters and packages to and from Roxbury and Boston. This Billhead is a wonderful piece of Early Boston History. Price: $10.00 + shipping
(1435) March 28, 1919 - North Star Egg Case Co. - Egg Storage Cases - Quincy, Ill. Condition: Good Plus Letterhead measures 8" by 11" and has been folded. Letterhead states what types of cases they deal in and has an illustration of an egg case. Letter was to Elmer Wood Company in Moulton, Iowa. States there had been an inquiry as to price of cases, and they are sending a price list. North Star Egg Case Co. is listed as doing business in Kahoka, Illinois from 1898 to 1902. Price: $6.00 + shipping
(1445) Circa 1915 - J. A. Robinson - Everything! - Limon, Colorado. Condition: Very Good Letterhead measures 8 1/2" by 7 1/4" and has been folded. Interesting Vignette showing two sets of Revere Tires. Wonderful Western Ephemera. The letter is typed and is in reference to the balance which is owed the S.O.S. Co. Says that they cannot pay it now because the roads have been so bad that the farmers could not get in with the grain, and beans are not selling there. Also too stormy to do any painting. Price: $10.00 + shipping
(1448) December 5, 1914 - Northwestern Feed Co. - Millfeed - Minneapolis, Minnesota. Condition: Very good Billhead measures 8 1/2" by 6" and has been folded. Was sent to the Elmer Wood Company in Mouton, Iowa. Bill was for 20 barrels of Gold Medal - Standard Middlings. The cost was $23.80. Price: $7.00 + shipping
(1459) March 22, 1921 - W. C. Dunham Lumber Co. - Yellow Pine Lumber - Albany, Georgia. Condition: Very Good Letterhead measures 8 1/2" by 11" and has been folded. Wonderful Southern Ephemera. Letter is typed and sent to Felix Lumber co. in Felix, Alabama. Has a very attractive vignette Price: $6.00 + shipping
(1465) January 18, 1930 - Sears and Roebuck - Chicago, Illinois. Condition: Very Good Billhead measures 8 1/2" by 11" and has been folded. A little bit of History on one of the most familiar companies in the world! Bill was typed. Price: $12.00 + shipping
(1735) May 12, 1887 - Newark Glass Depot - Newark, New Jersey. Condition: Good Minus Billhead measures 7 1/4" by 4 1/4". Foxing on the bottom of billhead. To New Jersey Plate Glass Insurance Co. is printed on the bill. Mentions as part of the order - monogram. Bill is Hand written. Price: $7.00 + shipping
(1837) November 2, 1908 - Wilson, Larrabee & Co. Dry Goods - Boston, Massachusetts. Condition: Good Billhead measures 8 1/4" by 4 1/2". Hand written bill includes an order of a dozen overalls. This Dry Goods Company goes back at least to 1870 and in 1890 was considered to be one of the largest Dry Goods Companies in the Country. This billhead has darkened on one side and has a small split on the bottom left corner. Price: $4.00 + shipping
(1863) April 1, 1924 - Thalhimer Brothers, Inc - Steel Mats - Richmond, Virginia. Condition: Very Good Billhead measures 8 1/2" by 10 1/4". Hand written bill states there were 12 steel mats sold. There is hand written calculations on the bottom. Price: $8.00 + shipping
(1867) Letterhead - Circa 1905 - Marks - Rothenberg Co. - Importers, Jobbers & Agents - Meridian, Miss. Condition: Good Plus Letterhead measures 8 1/4" by 10 1/4". Hand written letter is about not accepting an offer of employment for $1200 per year, unless there are benefits attached to the offer and it is permanent. It is signed by Roy Rush. Letterhead has a very nice Vignette of the Office Building. It has both the New York Address and the Mississippi address. There is some foxing in two spots. The building in Meridian is currently on the National Register of Historic Places. It was designed by G. M. Torgenson and was considered an example of the Romanesque Revival in 1889. Price: $7.00 + shipping
(1868) Letterhead - March 14, 1921 - Pine Plume Lumber Company - Yellow Pine & Cypress Wood - Montgomery, Alabama. Condition: Good Plus Letterhead measures 8 1/4" by 11". Typed letter was to Felix Lumber Company. It dealt with a complaint from a customer about the quality of a car of wood that was delivered. It seems the wood was wet and had to be stored until it dried. It was signed by H. D. West. Information found on the company includes a Tax Court Case in 1951. The corporation in 1937 had been re-organized in bankruptcy, but by December, 1940 had recovered from its financial difficulties. The tax case was in 1951. There are other court cases listed for this company : One in 1920. In 1940 a lawsuit that was filed against the company that had to do with violation of labor laws. Price: $7.00 + shipping
(1886) Billhead - May 6, 1887 - Lloyds Plate Glass Insurance Co. - New York. Condition: Good Billhead measures 7" by 8". This handwritten bill was made out to Maultbie Refrigerator Co. The New York Times quoted an article in 1888 stating that Lloyds was the biggest plate glass insurance company in the country. An article in the 1880's quoted the president of the company as saying that in 1884 the company suffered 761 losses out of 6,000 windows insured. Breakage causes included runaway horses, drunken persons, slamming of doors etc. And one of the main causes of losses was vandalism. Price: $6.00 + shipping
(1899) Billhead - November 17, 1919 - the Orange County Abstract Co. - Orlando, Florida. Condition: Good Plus Billhead measures 8 1/4" by 4 1/2". A rare piece of Orlando History. Bill was sent to WM Morris Esq. It was for an abstract for Lot 21 of Hawleys. Price: $12.00 + shipping
(1903) Billhead - March 3, 1889 - Thomas Brabson - Refrigerator Hardware - Newark, New Jersey. Condition: Very Good Billhead measures 8 1/4" by 6 3/4". Hand written bill to Mattbie Refrigerator Co. who bought various parts from Mr. Brabson. In a write up in New Jersey's Quarter Century Progress published in 1877 (same year as this billhead) Mr. Brabson had a company he started in 1880 which was mainly a manufacturer of Saddlery and Carriage Hardware, and had just expanded the year before to Refrigerator Parts. It is said he had 2 salesmen that traveled the country selling his Saddlery and Carriage Parts. He was a native of Birmingham, England and had been in the US for twenty years, and in Newark for ten years. Price: $10.00 + shipping
(1905) Letterhead - August 7, 1913 - The Handy Sack Baler Co. - Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Condition: Good + Letterhead measures 8" by 11". Typed letter to Ellis Tiger Co. in Gladstone, N.J. Letter mentions an enclosed brochure and explains the use of the sacks and equipment. This company was purchased by Vance J. Coleman in 1938. Mr. Coleman passed away in 2002 at the age of 100. Price: $8.00 + shipping
(1924) Billhead - June 8, 1887 - John Poinier, Dr. Lumber Dealer - Newark, N. J. - Located at the Second Wharf North of Market St. Bridge. Condition: Good - Billhead measures 8" by 11 1/4". Extensive handwritten bill for many items to Maltbee Manufacturers. They are listed in the 1871 Newark Business Register. Page has been folded and has darkened where it was pasted into a ledger book. Price: $6.00 + shipping
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