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Invoices of Louisville and Maysville firms, 1840-1898, 1840

Part of Invoices of Louisville and Maysville firms, 1840-1898

kukm1vf62m172Guide to the Invoices of Louisville and Maysville firms, 1840-1898Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric WeigSpecial CollectionsManuscriptsUniversity of KentuckyMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky40506-0039 USAPhone: (859) 257-8611Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3 Copyright 2002University of Kentucky Libraries. All Rights Reserved.Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC Database Date of source: n.d.Description is in English.Guide to the Invoices of Louisville and Maysville firms, 1840-1898Collection number: 1VF62M172Contact InformationSpecial CollectionsManuscriptsUniversity of KentuckyMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky40506-0039Phone: (859) 257-8611Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3Processed by: Archives StaffEncoded by: Eric Weig Copyright 2002 University of Kentucky. All Rights Reserved.Invoices of Louisville and Maysville firms, 1840-18981VF62M172Allen, William.50 pieces.None online. Must visit contributing institution.The materials are in English.University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506Source unknown.Collection is open for research.Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.[Identification of item], Invoices of Louisville and Maysville firms, 1840-1898, 1VF62M172, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.The collection is comprised of invoices of merchandise purchased mostly by Allen and by F.C. Petry. The invoices are of special interest for the billheads, which identify numerous commercial establishments in the second half of the nineteenth century in Louisville and Maysville, Kentucky. Among the Louisville firms named are Thomas McGrain, tin and copper warehouser; Morton and Griswold, booksellers and publishers; A.B. Semple and Company, hardware dealer; Miller and Gardner, dry goods; Robert J. Ormsky, hardware and cutlery dealer; Bamberger and Joseph, boot and shoe sales; Wilson and Heady, grocers and produce dealers; R. Knott, dry goods; Duvall, Ketchum and Co., carpets, wallpaper and curtains; James McCullough, furniture; John Duffy and Co.; Adams Express Company, express forwarders; J.W. Seaton and Co., druggist; Otis W. Snyder, practical jeweler and optician; J. Quest boots and shoes; Mrs. J. Muirhead, milliner; John Bartman and Sons, Lumber and millwork; and George Kaiser, blacksmith and wagon manufacturers. Maysville firms mentioned include J.J. Wood and Brother, wholesale druggist, and Thomas A. Davis, book and job printer. All Maysville invoices were directed to Petry. Also present are invoices from firms in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.Louisville invoices, arranged chronologically, are followed by Maysville invoices, arranged chronologically.Petry, J. C.Retail trade--Kentucky.Business--Kentucky--History.Cities and towns--Kentucky--History.Kentucky--Economic conditions.Louisville (Ky.)--History--Sources.Maysville (Ky.)--History--Sources.Baton Rouge (La.)--HistoryInvoices of Louisville and Maysville firms, 1840-1898