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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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(56) requsitions from C.E. Jennings & Company, hardware merchants, to Gillet & Company, January 3, 1880-December 16, 1880.Requsitions050501
(2) statements from C.E. Jennings,hardware merchants, to Gillet & Company, January 7, 1880.Statements050502
(84) requisitions from C.E. Jennings & Company, hardware merchants, to Gillet & Company, February 10, 1881-December 28, 1881.Requisitions050601
(18) letters of payment for bills owed by C.E.Jennings & Company, hardware merchants, paid to Gillet & Company, January 26, 1881-September 30, 1881.Documents050701
(88) requisitions from C.E. Jennings & Company, hardware merchants, to Gillet & Company, January 6, 1881-December 30, 1881.Requisitions050702
(86)requisitions from C.E. Jennings & Company, hardware merchants, to Gillet & Company, January 8, 1881-December 17, 1881.Requisitions060101
(9) letters of payment for bills owed by C.E. Jennings, hardware merchants, paid to Gillet & Company, October 1881.Documents060102
(38) requisitions from C.E. Jennings & Company, hardware merchants, to Gillet & Company, February 28, 1881-November 30, 1881.Requisitions060201
(62)requisitions from C.E. Jennings & Company, hardware merchants, to Gillet & Company, January 9, 1882-December 29, 1882.Requisitions060301
(21) letters of payment for bills owed by C.E.Jennings & Company, hardware merchants, paid to Gillet & Company, February 27, 1882-June 9, 1882.Documents060302
(48)requisitions from C.E. Jennings & Company, hardware merchants, to Gillet & Company, January 16, 1882-June 27, 1882.Requisitions060401
(14) letters of payment for bills owed by C.E. Jennings & Company, hardware merchants, to Gillet & Company, January 21, 1882-August 25, 1882.Documents060402
(43)requisitions from C.E. Jennings & Company, hardware merchants, to Gillet & Company, January 6, 1883-December 28, 1883.Requisitions060501
(13) letters of payment for bills owed by C.E. Jennings & Company, hardware merchants, to Gillet & Company, April 9, 1883-December 27, 1883. Documents060502
(8) letters from C.E. Jennings & Company, hardware merchants, to Gillet & Company, April 19, 1883-December 5, 1883.Letters060503
(29)requisitions from C.E. Jennings & Company, hardware merchants, to Gillet & Company, January 18, 1883-October 31, 1883.Requisitions060601
(16) letters of payment for bills owed by C.E. Jennings & Company, hardware merchants, paid to Glllet & Company, March 15, 1883-October 20, 1883.Documents060602
(8) business letters from C.E. Jennings & Company, hardware merchants, to Gillet & Company, March 12, 1883-October 25, 1883.Letters060603
(15) requisitions from C.E. Jennings & Company, hardware merchants, to Gillet & Company, January 11, 1884-May 23, 1884.Requisitions060701
(5) letters of payment for bills owed by C.E. Jennings & Company, hardware merchants, paid to Gillet & Company, January 18, 1884-March 28, 1884.Documents060702
(3)business letters from C.E. Jennings & Company, hardware merchants, to Gillet & Company, April & May 1884.Letters060703
(14)requisitions from C.E. Jennings & Company, hardware merchants, to Gillet & Company, March 18, 1885-October 1, 1885.Documents060801
(3) letters of payment for bills owed by C.E. Jennings & Company, hardware merchants, to Gillet & Company, April, June & July 1885. Letters060802
Business letter from C.E. Jennings & Company, hardware merchants, to Gillet & Company, July 14, 1885.Letter060803
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