Heinitsh Business and Family Records, 1791-1918

 

Call Number: MG-447

4 boxes     29 folders, 6 volumes on shelf     4 cubic ft.

Repository: LancasterHistory.org (Lancaster, Pa.)

Shelving Location: Archives South, Side 11

Description: This collection contains business and family records for members of the Heinitsh family. Account and ledger books contain records of the drug store and a dry goods store. Personal records show the estate settlement for Charles Heinitsh, including an inventory of his household and kitchen furniture in 1804. Records for Heinitsh’s Furniture and Carpet Store include stock inventory books, carpet books and order books.

Creators: Heinitsh, Charles, d. 1803; Heinitsh, John Frederick; Heinitsh, William E.; Heinitsh family.

Conditions for Access: No restrictions.

Conditions Governing Reproductions: Collection may not be photocopied. Please contact Research Staff or Archives Staff with questions.

Language: English

Source of Acquisition: Source unknown unless noted at the item level.

Custodial History: The volumes in Folders 1-9 were transferred from MG-266 Daybook and Ledger Collection, Series 3 on 3 March 2009.

 

Box 1

Folder 1 Charles Heinitsh daybook. 1791-1803. Gift of Mrs. William A. Schnader, 7 May 1954.

Folder 2 Ledger index of accounts of Charles Heinitsh. Lancaster. 1799. Gift of Mrs. William A. Schnader, November 1959.

Folder 3 Stock of Charles Heinitsh sold at sale to close out estate. 24 October 1803. Gift of Mrs. William A. Schnader, November 1959.

Folder 4 Inventory of goods and chattels of Charles Heinitsh. 28 September 1803. Gift of Mrs. William A. Schnader, November 1959.

Folder 5 Inventory of household and kitchen furniture, Charles Heinitsh. 1804. Gift of Mrs. William A. Schnader, November 1959. Charles (Carl Heinrich) Heinitsh settled in Lancaster in 1772. He founded the pharmacy business in Lancaster in 1782 and continued until his death in 1803. (Ellis & Evans, 534)

Folder 6 Small daybook, Heinitsh. 1827-1828. Gift of Mrs. William A. Schnader, November 1959.

Folder 7 Stock and price book. Heinitsh Drug Store. 1831. Gift of Mrs. William A. Schnader, November 1959. Pharmacy run by John Frederick Heinitsh from 1818-1841. (Ellis & Evans, 534)

Folder 8 Heinitsh Account Book. 1845-1852. Gift of Mrs. William A. Schnader, November 1959.

Folder 9 William E. Heinitsh Dry Goods and Notions. 1845-1850. Gift of Mrs. William A. Schnader, 7 May 1954. William Edward was the grandson of Charles (Carl Heinrich) Heinitsh. (Ellis & Evans, 534)

Folder 10 Daybook of August Heinitsh for Heinitsh Drug Store. Lancaster. 1789-1803. Gift of Mrs. William A. Schnader, 7 May 1954.

Folder 11 Inventory book of stock and equipment for Heinitsh’s Furniture and Carpet Store. 1904-1907.

 

Box 2

Folder 12 Inventory book of stock and equipment for Heinitsh’s Furniture and Carpet Store. 1914.

 

Folder 13 Inventory book of stock and equipment for Heinitsh’s Furniture and Carpet Store. 1915-1918.

Insert 1 Income tax documents from the inventory book. 1917.

 

Folder 14 Inventory book of stock and equipment for Heinitsh’s Furniture and Carpet Store. 1916, 1918.

Insert 1 Loose papers regarding insurance and letter from Bailey Table Company, New York. 1915, [1916, 1918].

 

Folder 15 Carpet book for Heinitsh’s Furniture and Carpet Store. 1902-1907.

Folder 16 Carpet book for Heinitsh’s Furniture and Carpet Store. 1907-1912.

Folder 17 Order book for Heinitsh’s Furniture and Carpet Store. 1901-1905.

 

Box 3

Folder 18 Order book for Heinitsh’s Furniture and Carpet Store. 1908-1914.

Folder 19 Daily account for Heinitsh’s Furniture and Carpet Store. 1888.

Folder 20 Account journal for Heinitsh’s Furniture and Carpet Store. 1894-1904.

Folder 21 Account journal for Heinitsh’s Furniture and Carpet Store. 1903-1908.

Folder 22 Account journal for Heinitsh’s Furniture and Carpet Store. 1908-1914.

 

Box 4

Folder 23 Trial balance for Heinitsh’s Furniture and Carpet Store. 1901-1904.

Folder 24 Trial balance for Heinitsh’s Furniture and Carpet Store. 1905-1915.

Folder 25 Trial balance for Heinitsh’s Furniture and Carpet Store. No date.

Folder 26 Customer index for Heinitsh’s Furniture and Carpet Store. No date.

Folder 27 Customer index for Heinitsh’s Furniture and Carpet Store. No date.

Folder 28 Indenture of Frederick Heinitsh, with the advice and consent of his guardian, Abraham Brenneman, to apprentice with Augustus Heinitsh, apothecary and druggist in Lancaster. 29 October 1807. Transferred from the Document Collection, 10 June 2014.

Folder 29 Releases to Dr. Abraham Brenneman.Transferred from the Document Collection, 10 June 2014.

Release of guardian, Abraham Brenneman, by Henry Heinitsh upon reaching the age of 21. 25 May 1811.

Release of Abraham Brenneman, former guardian of Henrietta M. Heinitsh, daughter of Charles Heinitsh, by her new guardian, John Light. 10 June 1813.

Release of guardian, Abraham Brenneman, by John Frederick Heinitsh upon reaching the age of 21. 10 June 1813.

 

On Shelf

Book 1 Ledger book of W. A. Heinitsh. 1908-1912.

Book 2 Ledger book of W. A. Heinitsh. 1912-1915.

Book 3 Ledger book for Heinitsh’s Furniture and Carpet Store. 1892-1898.

Book 4 Ledger book for Heinitsh’s Furniture and Carpet Store. 1900-1903.

Book 5 Cash book for Heinitsh’s Furniture and Carpet Store. 1901-1905.

Book 6 Cash book for Heinitsh’s Furniture and Carpet Store. 1905-1908.