File MS-4-177, Box 21, Folder 2 - 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 2

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  • 1895-1896 (Creation)
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    Locke Family

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193 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 to Clifford Locke of C. Locke & Co., Lockeport, from late-October 1895 to late-summer 1896, 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: A.A. Ayer & Co. (Montreal), W.B. Arthur & Co. (Halifax), Acadia Fire Insurance Company (Halifax), Black Bros. & Co. (Halifax), J.A. Chipman & Co. (Halifax), Daniel Clancy (Beech Hill), De Long & Seaman (Boston), Robert Dawson & Sons (Bridgewater), H.W. Freeman (Jordan River), Chas. Freeman (Sable River), A. Gunn & Co. (Halifax), Hamilton & Close (Boston), Halifax Piano & Organ, Joseph Horsfall & Sons (Montreal), William Hounsell & Co. (Bridport), Inness, Hemeon & Co., Lobster Packers (Liverpool, NS), Kenny & Co. (Halifax), Lunenburg Iron Company, Boston Marine Insurance Company, John Millard (Liverpool, NS), Wm. Muir & Son (Halifax), The Dominion Collecting and Detective Agency (Saint John), Manchester, Robertson & Allison (Saint John), A. & W. MacKinlay (Halifax), The MacLean Publishing Co. (Toronto), Frank Powers (Lunenburg), Wm. Robertson (Halifax), A. & W. Smith (Halifax), N. & M. Smith (Halifax), E.K. Spinney (Yarmouth), White & Blanchard, Barristers (Shelburne), and others.

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Two-hole punch to top margin of many leaves; brown offsetting to a few leaves; edge-chipping

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  • English

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Description created March 22, 2018

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  • English

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  • Box: MS-4-177, Box 21