Business, Industry, Labor, and Commerce
Subject Source: Cclabroad
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230324557]
Identifier: MSS SC 2531
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter dated 20 Nov. 1891 and addressed to William Preston. Martineau was Preston's son-in-law. Martineau discusses financial matters relating to the Central Milling Company.
Dates: 1891 November 20
Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1381
Scope and Contents Handwritten and bound diary covering a four month period of time, kept by Harriet Thatcher Preston. The item describes daily events from Harriet's life and gives an account of a train trip from Utah to the eastern United States that she took with her husband, William. Dated 1872 to 1873.
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230324540]
Identifier: MSS SC 2530
Scope and Contents Handwritten and printed receipts. The items record the transactions and purchases made by Preston at the Bishop's General Storehouse in Salt Lake City, Utah. Also included is a letter to Preston that was written in Bedford, Wyoming. The item is unsigned, but its salutation was "Dear Uncle."
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230334168]
Identifier: MSS 1120
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter dated July 16, 1891, addressed to L. R. Martineau, and composed in Salt Lake City, Utah. Preston is concerned with a bull he lost and with a note siged by "Hendricks."
Dates: 1891 July 16
Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232516523]
Identifier: UA 637
Scope and Contents Engraved monetary script. This item was worth 10 cents, could only be spent at the Provo Storehouse (Bishop's Storehouse), and was not to be used as money elsewhere. This bill is engraved on both sides with a representation of the main building of the Brigham Young Academy on it. It also has an engraved signature of Wm. B. Preston (1830-1908), Presiding Bishop of the Mormon Church, on it. Those individuals who worked for the Brigham Young Academy were often paid in such script.
File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230316595]
Identifier: MSS SC 2038