Title:Leetch family papers, 1849-1866
Creator/Contributor:Leetch, Connolly, 1827?-
Creator/Contributor:Abbott, A. L.
Handwritten receipt on Hyde & Goodrich of New Orleans receipt paper for the purchase of a $36 "Colts Repeater" by Mr. Leach
on October 5, 1849. A.L. Abbott received this payment.
Bank receipt for "Fifty pounds sterling" to be paid to Mrs. Eliza Leetch. Signed by John Toole, the head of the Emigration
Office in New Orleans, and Mr. James T. [?]son. Printed on the receipt is "To James Miley, Esq" in Dublin, Ireland.
Bank receipt for a payment four months following the first date, June 14, 1866, being October 17, 1866, between Connolly Leetch
and Messrs. Browne and Reid for "Three Hundred and Seventy five pounds Sterling." Embossed by Browne and Reid, and stamped
with an "English, Scottish, and Australian Chartered Bank" seal. On the back, a note acknowledges the final receipt of payment
by Leetch, and signed by a pager at the bank, signature illegible.
Leetch, Connolly -- 1827?-
Hyde & Goodrich.
England, Scotland, and Australia Chartered Bank.
New Orleans Emigration and Remittance Office.
Jewelry stores -- Louisiana -- New Orleans
Leetch family papers, 1849-1866, BANC MSS 2010/302, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Hyde & Goodrich of New Orleans specialized in watch and jewlery repair, and the sale of silverware, guns, lamps, and other
"military and fancy goods." It was formed in 1817 when the jewelry establishment James N. Hyde and Company opened a branch
in New Orleans at 15 Chartres Street.
The New Orleans Emigration and Remittance Office, located at 25 Bank Place and run by John Toole, helped persons remit money
to friends and relatives in England, Ireland, and Scotland with sterling sight drafts payable in any post towns in these kingdoms.
The office also helped new immigrants arriving from Liverpool, England.
BANC MSS 2010/302