File MS-4-177, Box 23, Folder 2 - Business correspondence to William McMillan, Lockeport, regarding confirmation to ship goods, and receipt of shipments

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

Business correspondence to William McMillan, Lockeport, regarding confirmation to ship goods, and receipt of shipments

General material designation

  • Textual record

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

Level of description


Reference code

MS-4-177, Box 23, Folder 2

Edition area

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Class of material specific details area

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area


  • 1903-1904 (Creation)

Physical description area

Physical description

192 leaves of textual records ; 22 x 27 cm or smaller

Publisher's series area

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Archival description area

Name of creator

Custodial history

Scope and content

File contains business correspondence addressed to William McMillan, Lockeport, written in late 1903 into early 1904, regarding receipt of shipment of goods to be sold in his general store, or confirmation of goods to be sent overseas. File contains both typed and handwritten correspondence, and telegraph cables. File contains correspondence from the following receivers and brokers: A.M. Bell & Co. (Halifax), Black Bros. & Co. (Halifax), W.R. Brock Company (Montreal), Canadian Bank of Commerce (Shelburne branch), Christie, Brown & Co. (Toronto), De Long, Seaman & Co. (Boston), Dearborn & Co. (Saint John), Empire Tobacco Company Limited (Montreal), Harry W. de Forest tea (Saint John), Ganong Bros. Confectioners (St. Stephen), G.J. John G. Hall (Boston), Hamilton & Sons (Halifax), Levi Hart & Son (Halifax), L. Higgins & Co. (Moncton), Imperial Oil (Halifax), Wm. H. Jordan & Co. (Gloucester, MA), Kenny & Co. (Halifax), Kilgour Bros. (Toronto), A. & W. MacKinlay (Halifax), Manchester, Robinson & Allison (Saint John), R.J. Matheson (Dartmouth), G.P. Mitchell & Sons (Halifax), Munro Wire Works (New Glasgow), A.J. Nickerson & Co. (Halifax), Parker-Eakins Co. (Yarmouth)m, C.H. Peters, Sons (Saint John), Wm. Robertson & Son (Halifax), St. Charles Condensing Co. (Ingersoll, ON), St. George's Lumber Company (Howards, NF), R.B. Seeton & Co. (Halifax), I.B. Shaffner & Co. (Halifax), E.K. Spinney (Yarmouth), Stanfields "unshrinkable underwear" Truro Knitting Mills Co. (Truro), Robert Taylor Co. (Halifax), John Tobin & Co. (Halifax), D. Weeks & Co. (Des Moines, IA), H.W. Wentzell & Co. (Halifax), Arthur N. Whitman (Halifax), among others

Notes area

Physical condition

Insect damage to D. Weeks and a few Canadian Bank of Commerce letters; two-hole punches to top margin of most leaves

Immediate source of acquisition


Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Location of originals

Availability of other formats

Restrictions on access

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Finding aids

Associated materials

Related materials


Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number area

Standard number

Access points

Subject access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Control area

Description record identifier

Institution identifier

Rules or conventions

Rules for Archival Description



Level of detail


Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Description created April 5, 2018

Language of description

  • English

Script of description


Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related genres

Physical Location

  • Box: MS-4-177, Box 23