[Miscellaneous letters, advetisements, trade cards, and other documentation from various glass companies].

Title: 
[Miscellaneous letters, advetisements, trade cards, and other documentation from various glass companies].

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31 items : ink on paper ; 28 x 22 cm
Format of Material: 
Documents
Bib ID: 
142303
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Secured Stacks - Documents
Call Number: 
142303
Notes: 
Document 21:1.
In digitization queue as of September 30, 2015.
All items are xerox.
Contents: 
Announcement from Flint Glass Manufactures, dated June 13, 1866, featuring an annual meeting in Philadelphia.
List of glass making materials from Brooklyn Flint Glass Works featuring batch ingredients and tools.
Prices of chemicals from W. F. Hawkins, dated January 24, 1866. List features broker in chemicals and an accompanying trade card. Also, with note to Houghton written on price list refers to accompanying trade card and price list of Joseph W. Feuchtwanger, importer of chemicals.
Notice from the Commisioner of Corporations in Boston, Massachusetts dated July 1, 1870, featuring provisions of Chapter 224 of the Acts of the year 1870...corporation shall file certificate stating amoutn of capital stock, name of each shareholder, ect.
Circular for Flint and Lime Glass Manufacturers of the United States, concerning consistent uniformity of system in dealing with customers and efforts to obtain from Congress an increase of the tariff on imported glassware.
Advertising circular for James P. Hammill, dated January 1, 1863, featuring Lee Moor fire-clay and Stourbridge fire-clay. Includes note to Light & Clarke regarding Stourbridge fire clay.
Trade card for Chicago Glass Co., featuring flint glass manufacturers and jobbers of lamp goods and glassware of every variety.
Trade card for Hare & Riley, featuring brass founders.
Telegram to E. B. Mungerford, from Amory Houghton dated December 18, 1866, asking him to come to Brooklyn. Note from Hungerford on verso, introducing Henry Sherwood.
Houghton family recipes, featuring No. 21 good turquoise and No. 22 flint batch. Presumably associated with the Houghtons at Union Glass Co. or Brooklyn Flint Glass Works.
Letter to Amory Houghton, Jr., dated March 9, 1866, from Chambers & Pomeroy announcing a meeting of the trustees of the Brooklyn Flint Glass Works for the purpose of organization. Letter from G. E. Light, dated January 29, 1864, concerning German ruby glassws and mentions old South Ferry factory. Letter from G. E. Light dated December 13, 1863, featuring Marrett and refers to old Mr. Gilliland of Brooklyn works. Also mentions a New Jersey factory. Letter from G. E. Light dated September 16, 1858. Letter from Merritt W. Griswold dated august 28, 1866, featuring the introduction of Mr. Mikalavich, a manufacturer of oxides. Letter from A. Winthrop Hastings dated March 17, 1866, concerning an engineer in need of employment.
Letter to F. W. Hughes, from Charles M. [Cupon] concerning analysis of white powdered mineral.
Letter to N. S. Bailey, Secretary of Central Association of Flint and Lime Glass Manufacturers naming commitee to confer with Eastern Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania regarding glassware prices, dated December 24, 1866, from J. B. Lyon