File MS-4-177, Box 21, Folder 1 - 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 1

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  • 1895 (Creation)
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    Locke Family

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135 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, in the spring and summer of 1895, 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), Bradley, Garretson & Co. (Brantford, Ontario), The Bras d'Or Lime Co. (Halifax), A.E. Bockmann (New York), Gilbert Bent & Sons (Saint John), Canada Life Assurance Company (Halifax), James Coristine & Co. (Montreal), Edgar N. Clements, Barrister (Yarmouth), E.M. Currie & Son (West Dublin, NS), Congdon & Congdon, Barristers (Halifax), De Long & Seaman (Boston), James Eisenhauer & Co. (Lunenburg), A. Gunn & Co. (Halifax), L.A. Gordon (Montreal), Hamilton & Close (Boston), John G. Hall & Co. (Boston), Kenny & Co. (Halifax), James Linton & Co. (Montreal), C.E. Lockwood (Canning, NS), Boston Marine Insurance Company, Manchester, Robinson & Allison (Saint John), A. & W. MacKinlay, Publishers, Booksellers (Halifax), J.B. Neily (Halifax), W.A. Poole (Lower Montague, PEI), C.H. Peters (Saint John), Levi Oxner (Chester Basin, NS), Frank Powers (Lunenburg), A & W Smith & Co. (Halifax), H.R. Silver (Halifax), John Tobin & Co. (Halifax), E.C. Twining (Halifax), John Starr, Son & Co. (Halifax), E.K. Spinney (Yarmouth), among others.

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Two-hole punches to top margin of most leaves; some browning and occasional dead mold growth to bottom margin of a few leaves.

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Description created March 22, 2018.

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  • English

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  • Box: MS-4-177, Box 21