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W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library Manuscript Collections

Guide to the R. Jenniss Letter MSS.3310

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

April 2011

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-04-18T12:02-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

R. Jenniss Letter

Unit ID:

MSS.3310

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.05 Linear feet (1 letter)

Dates:

1844 August 10

Abstract:

This collection is a letter written by R. Jenniss to Lazell, Perkins, and Company, an iron company in Massachusetts, regarding an account balance.

Preferred Citation:

R. Jenniss Letter, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Processing Information:

Processing Information note

Processed by Erin Schmidt 2011

Biographical/Historical note

Lazell, Perkins, and Company was located in Massachusetts and produced iron for locomotives and sugar mill shafts. Lazell, Perkins, and Company was later renamed the Bridgewater Ironworks.

Provenance

Gift of Wade Hall 2008

Access Restrictions:

None

Scope and Contents note

This collection is a letter written by R. Jenniss to Lazell, Perkins, and Company. R. Jenniss wrote to Lazell, Perkins, and Company to inform them that he has money available in a bank in Boston, Massachusetts, to settle the balance of his account with them. The letter mentions that the Lazell, Perkins, and Company mills have not been operating due to lack of rain.

R. Jenniss Letter Box SC0069 Folder 3310.01