Friday, May 31, 2013

124th Anniversary of the Johnstown Flood


PENNA R. R. CO.
JOHNSTOWN
DEC   3   1898
STATION.

Langlois scan



May 31, 1889: 

Monday, May 20, 2013

Chicago Board of Trade Members: John Marshall


JOHN MARSHALL,
MAY
22
1900
NEW YORK.

David Thompson scan

Mr. Marshall was CBOT member #6978.  He was in the grain export business and based in New York City according to the list of members of the Chicago Board of Trade from 1900. 


Thursday, May 9, 2013

New York Stock Brokers: Stout & Company


STOUT & CO.
MAR
27
1901

David Thompson scan

The day rotor on the cancel has transfered the 6 from 26 and the 2 from 28, so that 6 and 2 sandwich 27. 





Wednesday, May 8, 2013

New York Stock Brokers: Sutro, Scholle & Company




New York Times, December 9, 1898



Sutro, Scholle & Co.
SEP    21    1898

David Thompson scans








Soon after the canceling of the stamp above, and not too far into the 1898 tax period, Mr. Scholle left the firm Sutro, Scholle & Co.  Lionel Sutro's brother joined the firm and the firm became Sutro Brothers in 1899.  Has anybody seen a Sutro Brothers & Company cancel?  If so, please write to 1898revenues@gmail.com.


From The New York Morning Telegraph of January 5, 1899:




Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Monday, May 6, 2013

Insurance Agents: Ferguson & Wallace



Ferguson & Wallace,
MAR
29
1899
Saginaw, M.



Ferguson & Wallace,
APR
6
1899
Saginaw, M.

scans by David Thompson


Ferguson & Wallace were William Wallace and Frank A. Ferguson.  Based in Saginaw, Michigan, their  company sold insurance and surety bonds.