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Manuscript Group 360, The Mechanics’ Fire Insurance Company, Newark, NJ
Record book, 1825-1841, 0.15 linear feet / 1 volume
Call Number: MG 360 (os)
Record book of stock transactions by the company.
Gift of John R. Carter, 1898.
The Mechanics’ Fire Insurance Company operated in Newark, New Jersey during the period from 1825-1841. In this volume, the first listed president of the company was James Vanderpool, Esq. (1775-1842), who was followed in that capacity by Ephraim Bolles from 1830-1837, and by William A. Myer, Esq. from 1837-1841.
This volume was the gift of John R. Carter in 1898.
This volume is a record of the Mechanics’ Fire Insurance Company’s stock transactions from 1825-1841. A typical page contains the date of the transaction, the names of the investors involved in the share trade, and the number of shares traded. Among the investors are members of the Baldwin, Ball, Condit, Congar, Crane, and Dodd families.
Processed by Luis Delfino, October 2000 as part of the "Farm to City" project funded by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
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