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Charles E. Pride, Broker, Incoming Business Letters

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.3856

Overview

Incoming business letters to broker Charles E. Pride of Clarksburg, West Virginia. Charles E. Pride (1857-1905) worked as a merchant, broker, and traveling salesman before settling in Clarksburg in 1895 to work as a broker. The incoming letters in this collection document his brokerage work involving a variety of companies and commodities. Companies include: the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad; D.C. Wilhelm, Breeder of Short Horn Cattle; J.K. Armsby Company, Chicago; and P. Duff and Sons, Pittsburg [Pittsburgh]; among others. Commodities include: cement; gas, oil, and coal; seeds, grain, hay, and straw; fruits and vegetables; seafood; and coffee, tea, and sugar; among others. The letter of 20 March 1903 references insider trading.

Dates

  • 1902-1905

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

No special access restriction applies.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. For more information, please contact the West Virginia and Regional History Center.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (Summary: 2 1/2 in. (1 document case))

Physical Location

West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu/
Title
Charles E. Pride, Broker, Incoming Business Letters, 1902-1905
Author
Staff of the West Virginia & Regional History Center
Date
2012/06/26
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the West Virginia and Regional History Center Repository

Contact:
1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown WV 26506-6069 US
304-293-3536