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.
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A&M 3856, Charles E. Pride, Broker, Incoming Business Letters, West Virginia and Regional History Center, West Virginia University Libraries. https://archives.lib.wvu.edu/repositories/2/resources/2337 Accessed March 29, 2020.