File MS-4-177, Box 21, Folder 3 - Business correspondence to C. Locke & Co., Lockeport, regarding confirmation to ship goods, and receipt of shipments

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Business correspondence to C. Locke & Co., Lockeport, regarding confirmation to ship goods, and receipt of shipments

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MS-4-177, Box 21, Folder 3

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  • 1896-1897 (Creation)
    Locke Family

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128 leaves of textual records

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The Locke Family are decedents from one of two original families that founded Lockeport, Nova Scotia. Churchill Locke owned and operated C. Locke & Company, a business that sold fish, salt, and other goods.

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File contains business correspondence addressed largely to Clifford Locke (a couple pieces to Stanley Locke) of C. Locke & Co., Lockeport, from late-October 1896 to late-summer 1897, regarding receipt of shipment of goods (or confirmation of goods to be sent overseas). File contains both typed and handwritten correspondence. File contains correspondence from the following receivers and brokers: E.D. Adams (Halifax), Halifax Banking Company (Canning, NS), George Ackhurst, Broker (Halifax), Burrell-Johnson Iron Co. (Yarmouth), Black Bros. & Co. (Halifax), Barclay, Clements & Co. (Boston), Confederation Life Association (Halifax), E. Frank Close (Boston), De Long & Seaman (Boston), Laura C. Dimocks (Claremont), Robert Dawson & Sons (Bridgewater), Eaton & Company (Green's Landing, Maine), Inness, Hemeon & Co. (Liverpool, NS), Pearson, Forbes & Covert (Halifax), Gurney Massey Company (Montreal), Gurney Foundry Company (Toronto), Rupert Gardiner (Brooklyn, NS), Hamilton & Co. (Chebeague, Maine), Imperial Oil Co. Limited (Saint John), T.C. Johnson & Sons (Halifax), Boston Marine Insurance Company (Yarmouth), John Millard (Liverpool), S.B. Miller & Co. (New York), Wm. Muir, Son & Co. (Halifax), J.P. Mitchell & Co. (Mill Village, NS), Matthew & McLean (Souris, PEI), R. Tanner & Son (Pictou), Henry H. Pike (New York), Parker, Eakins & Co. (Yarmouth), J.T. Twining for Quebec Fire Assurrance Company, Rowley & Davies (London), Wm. Stairs, Son & Morrow (Halifax), A. & W. Smith (Halifax), E.K. Spinney (Yarmouth), John B. Young (Lunenburg), and others.

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Two-hole punch to top margin of several leaves; some browning and occasional chipping to edges

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Description created March 22, 2018

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