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Piercy, Henry, Captain (landlord)
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Dates:
1793-99.
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0041
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This one-page property account of Captain Henry Piercy, Alexandria, Va., describes rents received, taxes paid on properties.

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Larry, Jim
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Dates:
1720s
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 folder and 1 item, 13 x 8.5 cm)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0043
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Paper with leather binding. Apparently from Orange County, New York. Describes work done and money received. Localities mentioned include North Sea, "S[ag?] Harbor," and "Ketchabonnock" (Ketchaponack, New York?).

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Leland, Daniel M. (merchant)
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Dates:
1789-1791; 1837.
Size:
1 Item (1 volume)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0029
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Includes account of Daniel M. Leland, Shippensburg, Pa., a general merchant dealing in food and dry goods. Also includes account, 1837, of a merchant from Lexington, ?.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Zippo Manufacturing Company
Jones, William (Vice President, Zippo Lighter)
Dates:
1937 - 1998
Size:
0.75 Cubic feet (2 boxes, 3 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0094
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Advertising brochures, posters, and articles on the company.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Military History
Pollard, Benjamin (merchant)
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Dates:
1787-1792
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 volume)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0035
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Manuscript letter book of 175 leaves, by Pollard of Norfolk, Va., includes his drafts of letters with traders in the United States, Europe, and the West Indies concerning shipment of goods, payment of accounts, and other business activities. Some letters not in Pollard's hand.

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Herder Cutlery, Inc.
Dates:
1836 - 1976
Size:
3 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0050
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents through corporate records, correspondence, financial records, news clippings, personal papers, photographs, and sales records of several Herder family cutlery businesses in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Anderson, Poul
Kallesoe, Line
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Dates:
1866
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 folder; 2 letters, 27.5 cm. x 22 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0042
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Two letters from Line Kallesoe, a Danish immigrant in Philadelphia, to her sister Emma in Denmark, discuss Line and her children's poverty after the death of her husband.

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Milwaukee Printed String Company
Modern Vogue Company, Inc.
Orchard Paper Company
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
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Dates:
circa 1930s.
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 vertical box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0278
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Five sample books from the 1930s: (1) Christmas wrapping paper manufactured by Gift Wrap, (2) shelf paper made by the American Lace Paper Co. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, (3) confectionery bag samples and stock designs for printing by the Orchard Paper Company of Saint Louis, (4) gift wrapping paper made by Modern Vogue Co., Inc., and (5) a sample shee...

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Paterson, George P., fl. 1850s
Irving, Washington, 1783-1859
McKaig, W. Wallace
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
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Dates:
1852-12-27
Size:
1 Item (8"x10")
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0084
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Letter from Washington Irving, of Sunnyside, Irvington, N.Y., to George P. Paterson, apparently a friend or business associate. Irving wrote to thank Paterson for books he had sent him, which he notes arrived on Christmas morning. Fragile condition; torn or broken at folds into separate fragments.

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Marcus Ward & Company
Mauran Family
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Dates:
1800s.
Size:
0.66 Cubic feet (2 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0037
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Seven scrapbooks with decorated hard covers, either red or green, filled with newspaper clippings of the 1880s, a few earlier and a few 18th-century items, as well as marginal notes and quotations and index. Imprint in one volume: "Newspaper Cuttings. / Ready Reference Receptacle for Scraps of Print, from our chief sources of knowledge, the Newspa...

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