File contains business correspondence addressed to (and a few written by) William McMillan, Lockeport, between April 1916 and July 1916, regarding receipt of shipment of goods to be sold in his general store, or confirmation of goods to be sent overseas.
File contains a few pieces of correspondence from the Liberal Conservative Headquarters by L.W. Fuller regarding the June 1916 Nova Scotia provincial election campaign of W.H. Currie (Shelburne) and W.C. Nickerson (Clark's Harbor).
File also contains a hand-drawn (in pencil) schematic of a Boehner Brothers "Letter Fyle Cabinet" (West LaHave, NS).
File predominantly contains both typed and handwritten correspondence and balance orders from the following brokers: Acadia Gas Engine Co. (Bridgewater), American Paint and Oil Dealer (St. Louis), G. E. Barbour Company (Saint John)J. & T. Bell (Montreal), Boehner Brothers (West LaHave, NS), W.R. Brock Company (Montreal), Brookfield Bros. (Halifax), Calder, Fraser Co. (Dartmouth), Campbell, Smibert & Co. (Montreal), Canadian Drug Co. (Saint John), Canadian Oil Companies (Halifax), Canadian Wood-Working Co. (Yarmouth), Carritte-Paterson Man'f'g Co. (Halifax), Castine Linex & Twine (Boston), C.W. Chadwick & Co. (Boston), M.P. Cook Co. (Halifax), W.J. Crouse (Italy Cross, NS), Crowell Bros. (Halifax), S. Davis & Sons (Montreal), Dominion Tobacco (Montreal), R.G. Dun (Halifax), Emerson & Fisher (Saint John), Empire Garage and Motor Car (Yarmouth), Enterprise Foundry (Sackville, NB), T.H. Estabrooks (Saint John), Flintkote Manufacturing Company (Boston), Gault Brothers (Montreal, including on the passing of T.A. Cossman), Alexander Gibb (Montreal), Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (Toronto), Gourock Ropework Export Co. (Montreal), J.W. Grant & Co. (Yarmouth), Grant Bros. (Halifax), Gunn & Co. (Halifax), C. & W. Hackett (North Sydney), Hillis & Sons (Halifax), P.S. Hogg (Port Clyde, NS) Holland Window Shade Co. (Halifax), Holzapfel Limited (Newcastle-on-Tyne), Ideal Bedding (Toronto), Imperial Oil Company (Halifax), J.B. Jones (East Jordan, NS), Lockett & Messenger (Bridgetown), Manchester Robertson Allison (Saint John), T. McAvity & Sons (Saint John), A. & W. MacKinlay (Halifax), J.C. Mackintosh & Co. (Halifax), J.F. MacMullen & Son (Barrington), John McPherson Co. (Hamilton), Martin-Senour Co. (Halifax), Matthews-Blackwell Limited (Toronto), Matthews, Towers & Co. (Montreal), G.P. Mitchell & Sons (Halifax), Mooney Biscuit & Candy Co. (Montreal), A. Moulton & Co. (Halifax), Charles Mueller Company (Waterloo, ON), J. & M. Murphy (Halifax), Northern Electric Company (Halifax), Nova Scotia Furnishing Company (Halifax), Payzant & King (Halifax), Peabody Overalls (Walkerville, ON), Quaker Oats Company (Peterborough), Ritcey Bros (Riverport, NS), Wm. Robertson (Halifax), Robin, Jones & Whitman Limited (Lunenburg), Wm. C. Robinson (Baltimore, MD), Rock City Tobacco Company (Quebec City), W.E. Rood & Co. (Halifax, regarding the purchase of a schooner), Royal Print & Litho. (Halifax), R.B. Seeton & Company (Halifax), N. & M. Smith (Halifax), Sylvanus Smith & Co. (Gloucester, MA), E.K. Spinney (Yarmouth), Wm. Stairs, Son & Morrow (Halifax), James H. Tarr Company (Gloucester, MA), Robert Taylor Co. (Halifax), Telfer Woodworking Company (Bridgewater, NS), W.H. Thorne & Company (Saint John), E. Walfield (Bridgetown), Walker Bros. (Milton, NS), Wolverton Milling Co. (Saint John), A.E. Wry Standard Limited (Sackville, NB), among others.