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Collection TitleCL 10 Elmira Nobles Manufacturing Co./ Gillet & Co.CreatorBooth Library
Processed BySue Rogan
Date Completed:April 2009
Terms:Business; Business communication; Elmira (N.Y.); Manufactures
Historical:Elmira Nobles Manufacturing Company-The Elmira Nobles Manufacturing Company was founded in 1874 and located at 601 Baldwin Street.  The company manufactured augers, axes, drill bits and other carpentry tools.  From 1874 until 1877, the company was run by a series of businessmen until it was bought out by Treasurer Solomon L. Gillet and his partner Robert T. Turner.  The two changed the name to Gillet & Co.  The company went out of business in 1886.
Scope:The Elmira Nobles Manufacturing Company/ Gillet & Co. Collection contains receipts from vendors, 1876-1885; bank deposit receipts, 1865-1868; personal receipts for various individuals, 1865-1942; and business correspondence with C.E. Jennings & Co. including requisitions and letters of payment, 1877-1885.
Extent3 linear feet
Date Span1865-1942
AbstractThis collection contains administrative documents from the Elmira Nobles Manufacturing Co. and its successor Gillet & Co.


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Elmira Agent Work by Graham & Haines, April 1870.Documents031404
(33)deposit receipts from the follwing banks, 1866-1868: Titusville First National; Harrisburg First National;(6) NYC Seventh Ward National;(7)NYC American Exchange; (2)Oil City Pennsylvania Bank; Detroit National Insurance; Wilkes-Barre Wyoming National; Tunkhannock Wyoming National;(2)Hartford Ct National; Fleminton NJ Hunterdon County National; Wilkes-Barre Second National; Athens Pennsylvania National; Titusville Petroleum; Detroit Second National; Towanda Pennsylvania Merrurs; Philadelphia Commercial National; NYC John H. Watson;(2)NYC Charles A. Morford; New Haven Ct City Bank.Deposit Receipts031503
(50) deposit receipts from the following banks, 1866-1868: (4)Harrisburg National; (4)Wellsboro Pennsylvania First National; (4) Williamsport Pennsylvania National;(2)Scranton First National;(2)Titusville Pennsylvania Second National;(13)New York City Bank of New York;(21) New York City Bank of the Commonwealth.Deposit Receipts031601
(42) deposit receipts from the following banks, 1866-1868:(2)New Brunswick NJ State; Belvidere NJ National;(2) NYC New York County National; (4)NYC Tradesmens National;(6)NYC House of Nissam;(5)NYC Sixth National;(2)Dansville Pennsylvania National;(6)Towanda Pennsylvania First National;(1)NYC Fourth National;(1)Hackettstown NJ National; Milwaukee National City; NYC E. Morrison Bank; St Louis State Savings Association; Corry Pennsylvania National; Susquehanna Depot First National; NYC W.B.Mott & Company; Philadelphia E.W. Clark; NYC National Exchange.Deposit Receipts031602
(27) deposits receipts from the following banks, 1866-1868: NYC American National; Canandaigua Speaker National; NYC Exchange National;(2)NYC Continental National; Chautaqua County National; NYC Commerce National; Havana NY Second National; NYC American Exchange National; NYC Exchange National; Franklin NY First National; (2)Cazenovia NY National; Waterville NY National;(2)Farmers' National;(2)Little Falls Herkimer County National; Albany Commercial National;(4)Troy NY Union National; Watkins NY Second National; E.Saginaw, Mich Merchants' National; Kingston, NY Ulster County National; Osweo NY Lake Ontario National.Deposit Receipts031603
(32) deposits receipts from the following banks, 1866-1868: (2)Cooperstown; (2)Buffalo Marine; (2)Fonda Mohawk River; (2)Marathjon House of H.Y. Messenger; Canandaigua Bank of Ontario; House of Nissam; NYC F.T.Baker; NYC W.B.Mott; NYC American Exchange; NYC American National; Hornellsville First National; Andes First National; Chittenango First National; Carthage Exchange; Dundee Exchange; Keene NH Ashuelot National; Dunkirk Lake Shore; Newburgh National; Buffalo White's; NYC Vermilye; NYC Place & Seaman; NYC Quackenbush Townsend; NYC Russell & Erwin; NYC County; Whitestown NY; (2)Ithaca Bank; Owego Bank; Louisville Bank.Deposit Receipts031604
(65) deposit receipts from the following banks, 1866-1868:(15)NYC Bank of the Commonwealth;(22)NYC Bank of New York;(11)NYC Irving National;(4)Cuba NY National;(7)Addison NY Bank;(4)Fort Plain,NY National; Carthage NY Exchange; Wallkill NY National.Deposit Receipts031701
(48) deposit receipts at the following First National Banks, 1866-1868:(7)Hornellsville; (6)Owego; (3)Hobart; (3)Franklin; (5)Bath; Red Hook; Candor; Dansvile;(3)Ithaca; Angelica; Aurora,NY; Leonardsville; Union Springs; (2)Seneca Falls; Middletown; Havana; (2)Binghamton; Waverly; (7) Addison.Deposit Receipts031702
(50) deposits receipts from the following banks, 1866-1868: (5)NYC Seventh Ward National;(4)White's of Buffalo NY; (7) Havana NY First National; (6) NYC Tradesmen's National; (5) Hobart NY National;; (5)NYC Sixth National;(4)NYC Fourth National;(4) Pen Yan I.T. Raplee; (2)NYC Meyer & Greve; NYC Geore D.Arthur; NYC W.B.Mott; NYC A.S.Foster's; NYC Charles A. Morford; Unadilla NY Bank; Amsterdam NY Bank; Frankfort NY Bank; Candor NY First National.Deposit Receipts031702
(81) deposit receipts from the following banks, 1866-1868:(3)Havana NY First National; (8)Binghamton City National;(3)NYC Fourth National; (12)NYC Bank of New York; (19)NYC Bank of the Commonwealth; (7)NYC Seventh Ward National; (4)NYC Irving National; (7)Cuba NY National; (3)Cuba NY Banking Company; (15)Waverly NY First National.Deposit Receipts031801
(41) deposit receipts from the following banks, 1866-1868:(3)Havana Second National; (7)NYC Raplee Bank; (3) Buffalo White's Bank; (3)NYC Tradesmens' National; Malone; Ogdensburgh Judson; Otego: (2)Bank of Attica; Owego; Rochester Flour City National; Painted Post Bank of Cayuga Lake; Buffalo Marine; NYC Metropolitan National; Canton; Frankfort; Canandaigua Ontario Bank; (3)Jamestown Chatauqua County National; Saratoga Springs Commercial National; Binghamton Susquehanna Valley; Geneva National; Poughkeepsie City; Fort Plain National; Lima; Delhi Delaware National.Deposit Receipts031803
(28) deposit receipts from the following banks, 1866-1868: (2)Troy Union National;(2)Little Falls Herkimer County; Albany National Commercial; Canajoharie National Speaker; Norwich Bank of Chenango; Buffalo Erie County Savings;(3)Newburgh Highland National; Buffalo Third National(4); Albany National Exchange; Buffalo NY & Erie; Warsaw Wyoming County National; Owego National Union; Deposit National; Adams Hungerford National; Jamestown Chatauqua; (2)Ithaca Tompkins County;(2)Seneca Falls; Herkimer Bellinger; Neuranna Second National.Deposit Receipts031804
(27) requisitions from C.E. Jennings & Company, hardware merchants, Gillet & Company, August 9, 1877-November 28, 1877.Requisitions040101
(20) requisitions from C.E. Jennings & Company, hardware merchants, to Gillet & Company, August 4, 1877-December 28, 1877.Requisitions040201
(24) requisitions from C.E. Jennings & Company, hardware merchants, to Gillet & Company, July 31, 1877-December 28, 1877.Requisitions040301
(35) requisitions from C.E. Jennings & Company, hardware merchants, to Gillet & Company, January 31, 1878-December 31, 1878.Requisitions040401
(40) requisitions from C.E. Jennings & Company, hardware merchants, to Gillet & Company, January 25, 1878-Deecember 9, 1878.Requisitions040501
(38) requisitions from C.E. Jennings & Company, hardware merchants, to Gillet & Company, March 29, 1878-October 28, 1878.Requisitions040601
(42) requisitions from C.E.Jennings & Company NYC,Hardware, to Gillet & Company,Elmira, and dated between February 13,1878 and September 22,1878.Requisitions040701
(17) requisitions from C.E. Jennings & Company, hardware merchants, to Gillet & Company, January 20, 1879-November 21, 1879.Requisitions040801
(29)requisitions from C.E. Jennings & Company, hardware merchants, to Gillet & Company, January 28, 1879-October 28, 1879.Requisitions040901
(32) requisitions from C.E. Jennings & Company, hardware merchants, to Gillet & Company, January 21, 1879-December 31, 1879.Requisitions050101
(23) requsitions from C.E. Jennings & Company, hardware merchants, to Gillet & Company, January 27, 1879-December 26, 1879.Requisitions050201
(67) requisitions from C.E. Jennings & Company, hardware merchants, to Gillet & Company, January 5, 1880-December 29, 1880.Requisitions050301
(68) requisitions from C.E. Jennings & Company, hardware merchants, to Gillet & Company, January 3, 1880-December 21, 1880.Requisitions050401
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