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Lanman and Kemp miscellany, 1857-1870.
BANC MSS 2009/139 box 1
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Title:

Lanman and Kemp miscellany, 1857-1870

Creator/Contributor:

Lanman and Kemp, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Lanman, David T.

Creator/Contributor:

Hosteter, Smith & Dean

Creator/Contributor:

W.T. Coleman & Co

Creator/Contributor:

Tuck, Chong & Co

Creator/Contributor:

Wells, Fargo & Company

Creator/Contributor:

Reed & Bryson

Creator/Contributor:

Marysville Appeal Association

Creator/Contributor:

Illinois (Steamship)

Abstract:

8 folders of materials relating to business conducted by the Lanman and Kemp includes receipts for shipping items, newspaper advertisement clippings, and correspondence with suppliers and retailers.

Date:

1857 (issued)

Contents:

[1]. S.S. Illinois from Aspinwall shipping receipt -- [2]. Wells Fargo cargo receipt to Valparaiso -- [3]. Marysville Appeal Association correspondence regarding advertising rates -- [4]. W.T. Coleman & Co. correspondence on oil market -- [5]. Hosteter, Smith & Dean receipt to Dennis Kennedy -- [6]. Hosteter, Smith & Dean receipt with attached newspaper advertisements -- [7]. Tuck, Chong & Co., 3 letters of correspondence about the opium, tea, and ginseng markets -- [8]. Reed & Bryson correspondence on Florida Water.

Subject:

n-us-ca -- n-us-ny
Lanman and Kemp.
Advertising -- Drugs -- United States
Opium trade -- California -- San Francisco
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Commerce

Note:

Lanman and Kemp miscellany, BANC MSS 2009/139, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase; A Gatherin'; 20000302.
In English.
Related collection: Lanman and Kemp correspondence (BANC MSS 93/61 c).
Related collection: Letters from California druggists (BANC MSS 86/117).
Located in New York City, the pharmaceutical firm of Lanman and Kemp (David T. Lanman) supplied patent medicines and other drugs to retailers in California. The firm's wares included quinine, quicksilver, and "Florida Water." The firm also imported opium from China and Turkey for processing by the Chinese in California.

Physical Description:

print
1 box (.2 linear feet)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2009/139 box 1

Origin:

California