Leaman: John Leaman Collection, 1865-1898

Call number:  MG-274

1 box     8 folders     .5 cubic ft.

Repository:  LancasterHistory.org (Lancaster, Pa.)

Shelving Location:  Archives South, Side 8

Description:  This collection consists primarily of letters between John Leaman of Leaman Place and businesses in Philadelphia regarding produce and grain markets and prices.  

Creator:  Leaman, John.

System of Arrangement:  Arranged chronologically.

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:  Gift of Elaine Holden, 20 April 2000.

 

Folder 1
Insert 1  Letter and envelope, George Cookman & Co., Philadelphia to Mr. Leaman, Leaman Place, regarding farm produce prices. 20 January 1865.
Insert 2  Letter and envelope, George Cookman & Co., Philadelphia to Mr. Leaman, Leaman Place, regarding farm produce prices. 26 January 1865.
Insert 3  Letter and envelope, E. M. Eberman, 1st National Bank of Strasburg to John Leaman, Leaman Place. Other names: J. F. Herr and C. A. Herr. 31 January 1865.
Insert 4  Letter and envelope, C. H. Lefevre, Lancaster to John Leaman Leaman Place, regarding shipment of corn. Other names: Tout & Miller. 15 December 1865.
Insert 5  Letter, statement and envelope, F. M. & H. Brooke, Philadelphia to John Leaman, Leaman Place. 8 November 1866.
Insert 6  Letter, statement and envelope, W. B. Thomas, Philadelphia to John Leaman, Leaman Place, regarding grain prices. 7 November 1866, 10 November 1866.
Insert 7  Letter and envelope, F. M. & H. Brooke, Philadelphia to John Leaman, Leaman Place, regarding farm produce prices and quotation on bags. 15 November 1866.
Insert 8  Letter and envelope, F. M. & H. Brooke, Philadelphia to John Leaman, Leaman Place, regarding farm produce prices. 20 November 1866.
Insert 9  Letter and envelope, F. M. & H. Brooke, Philadelphia to John Leaman, Leaman Place, regarding farm produce market. 22 November 1866.
Insert 10  Letter and envelope, F. M. & H. Brooke, Philadelphia to John Leaman, Leaman Place, regarding farm produce markets. 23 November 1866.

Folder 2
Insert 1  Letter and envelope, F. M. & H. Brooke, Philadelphia to John Leaman, Leaman Place, regarding sale of farm produce. 2 December 1866.
Insert 2  Letter and envelope, Newberry Brothers, Bridgeport, PA to John Leaman, Leaman Place, enclosing check. 7 December 1866.
Insert 3  Letter and envelope, H. Baumgardner, Lancaster to John Leaman, Leaman Place, regarding delivery of coal. 18 December 1866.
Insert 4  Letter and envelope, F. M. & H. Brook, Philadelphia to John Leaman, Leaman Place, regarding farm produce market. 21 December 1866.
Insert 5  Letter and envelope, Bitners & Co., Philadelphia to John Leaman, Leaman Place, enclosing farm market prices. 29 December 1866.
Insert 6  Letter and envelope, F. M. & H. Brooke, Philadelphia to John Leaman, Leaman Place, enclosing check. 9 January 1867.
Insert 7  Letter and envelope, W. B. Thomas, Philadelphia to John Leaman, Leaman Place, regarding farm produce. 17 January 1867.
Insert 8  Letter and envelope, Brother Charley to John Leaman, Leaman Place, 1 February 1867.
Insert 9  Letter and envelope, F. M. & H. Brooke, Philadelphia to John Leaman, Leaman Place, regarding farm produce markets. 2 February 1867.
Insert 10  Letter and envelope, W. B. Thomas, Philadelphia to John Leaman, Leaman Place, regarding wheat. 6 February 1867.
Insert 11  Letter and envelope, F. M. & H. Brooke, Philadelphia to John Leaman, Leaman Place, regarding farm produce prices. 6 February 1867.

Folder 3
Insert 1  Letter and envelope, F. M. & Brooke, Philadelphia to John Leaman, Leaman Place, regarding produce market. 8 February 1867.
Insert 2  Letter and envelope, F. M. & Brooke, Philadelphia to John Leaman, Leaman Place, regarding produce market. 13 February 1867.
Insert 3  Letter and envelope, F. M. & Brooke, Philadelphia to John Leaman, Leaman Place, regarding prices for corn and pork. 14 February 1867.
Insert 4  Letter and envelope, H. Baumgardner, Lancaster to John Leaman, Leaman Place, regarding coal delivery. 16 February 1867.
Insert 5  Letter and envelope, W. B. Thomas, Philadelphia to John Leaman, Leaman Place, regarding inability to sell his wheat.
Reverse: Pencil notes regarding algebra. 19 February 1867.
Insert 6  Letter and envelope, F. M. & H. Brooke, Philadelphia to John Leaman, Leaman Place, regarding farm produce markets. 21 February 1867.
Insert 7  Letter and envelope, F. M. & H. Brooke, Philadelphia to John Leaman, Leaman Place, regarding farm prices and enclosing check. 23 February 1867.
Insert 8  Letter and envelope, F. M. & H. Brooke, Philadelphia to John Leaman, Leaman Place, regarding markets and enclosing check. 28 February 1867.
Insert 9  Letter and envelope, W. B. Thomas, Philadelphia to John Leaman, Leaman Place, regarding produce prices. 4 April 1867.
Insert 10  Statement and envelope, J. F. Seldomridge, Philadelphia to John Leaman, Leaman Place. 6 April 1867.
Insert 11  Letter and envelope, W. B. Thomas, Philadelphia to John Leaman, Leaman Place, regarding corn and wheat prices. 23 April 1867.

Folder 4
Insert 1  Statement and envelope, J. F. Seldomridge, Philadelphia to John Leaman, Leaman Place. 4 February 1868.
Insert 2  Statement and envelope, J. F. Seldomridge, Philadelphia to John Leaman, Leaman Place. 11 January 1868.
Insert 3  Letter and envelope, Bitners & Co., Philadelphia to John Leaman, Leaman Place, regarding grain prices. 7 February 1868.
Insert 4  Letter and envelope, Bitners & Co., Philadelphia to John Leaman, Leaman Place, regarding grain prices. 11 February 1868.
Insert 5  Letter and envelope, Bitners & Co., Philadelphia to John Leaman, Leaman Place, regarding grain prices. 13 February 1868.
Insert 6  Letter and envelope, Bitners & Co., Philadelphia to John Leaman, Leaman Place, regarding grain prices and check submitted. 19 February 1868.
Insert 7  Statement and envelope, J. F. Seldomridge, Philadelphia to John Leaman, Leaman Place. 22 February 1868.
Insert 8  Letter, Bitners & Co., Philadelphia to John Leaman, Leaman Place, regarding grain prices. 3 March 1868.
Insert 9  Letter and envelope, Bitners & Co., Philadelphia to John Leaman, Leaman Place, regarding grain markets. 9 March 1868.
Insert 10  Letter and envelope, Bitners & Co., Philadelphia to John Leaman, Leaman Place, regarding grain markets. 10 March 1868.
Insert 11  Letter, Bitners & Co., Philadelphia to John Leaman, Leaman Place, enclosing check. 11 March 1868.
Insert 12  Letter and envelope, Bitners & Co., Philadelphia to John Leaman, Leaman Place, regarding grain market. 13 March 1868.
Insert 13  Letter, Bitners & Co., Philadelphia to John Leaman, Leaman Place, regarding grain prices. 26 March 1868.
Insert 14  Letter and envelope, Bitners & Co., Philadelphia to John Leaman, Leaman Place. 28 March 1868.
Insert 15  Letter and envelope, Bitners & Co., Philadelphia to John Leaman, Leaman Place, regarding grain prices. 3 April 1868.

Folder 5
Insert 1  Letter and envelope, Charles J. Rakestraw, Philadelphia to John Leaman, Leaman Place, regarding potato order. 28 April 1868.
Insert 2  Letter and envelope, Kennedy, Eckert & Co., Cincinnati to John Leaman, Leaman Place, regarding farm produce. 9 April 1868.
Insert 3  Letter and envelope, Thomas, Mason & Co., Beech Creek, Clinton County, Pennsylvania to John Leaman, Leaman Place, regarding their sale of lumber to him. 30 March 1868.

Folder 6
Insert 1  Letter and envelope, Brother Charley, Princeton to John Leaman, Leaman Place, regarding religion. 26 January 1869.
Insert 2  Letter and envelope, Harbert & Raymond, Philadelphia to John Leaman, Leaman Place, quote on farm machinery. 26 March 1869.
Insert 3  Letter and envelope, H. F. Bruner, Columbia to John Leaman, Leaman Place, with quotation on coal. 7 May 1869.

Folder 7
Insert 1  Letter and envelope, Lancaster County Mutual Insurance Company to Henry Leaman regarding insurance payment for barn that burned. 13 March 1872.
Insert 2
1. Newspaper clipping.
2. Announcement of marriage of Rev. D. B. Shuey to Miss Viola Bushong. 14 April 1880.
3. Envelope addressed to Mrs. Joseph H. Leaman and Family.
Insert 3  Letter and envelope with enclosure, Jas. C. Walker & Son, Gap, to William Leaman, official inspection of grain form enclosed. 24 April 1886.
Insert 4  Invoice and envelope, McCallum & Sloan, Philadelphia to Mrs. A. Leaman, Leaman Place, for carpets. 28 March 1888.
Insert 5  Invoice and envelope, John S. Witmer, Secretary, Lancaster County Mutual Insurance Co., Paradise for Henry Leaman Estate. Addressed to William Leaman, Leaman Place. Other names: Jno. N. Woods, Jno. S. Witmer. 21 November 1890.
Insert 6  Price quote and envelope, Everts and Overdeer, Lancaster to Miss Mary Leaman, Leaman Place, for plumbing installation. 8 February 1897.
Insert 7  Notes with envelope addressed to John Leaman, Merchant, Leaman Place. 1872-1897.
Insert 8  Invitation and envelope for Nathaniel Ellmaker funeral at Friedenthal, his late residence. Addressed to Miss Mary E. Leaman, Leaman Place. 23 December 1898.

Folder 8
Insert 1  Statement and envelope, William B. Thomas, Philadelphia to Mr. J. Leaman, Leaman Place, enclosing check. No date.
Insert 2  Letter and envelope, Bitners & Co., Philadelphia to John Leaman, Leaman Place, regarding farm markets. No date.
Insert 3  Envelope addressed to Miss Mary E. Leaman, Leaman Place. No date.
Insert 4  Small envelope marked Leaman with three names and amounts. No date.