A. & H. Jenkins collection   1847-1851
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   Container / Location    Title
 
A. & H. Jenkins collection,  1847-1851 [series]:
 
  1847 November 9 . Chester B. White ALS to A. & H. Jenkins; Fredericksburg, Virginia.
Requesting a contract to manufacture rosewood and mahogany piano stools (includes response, which details the costs of manufacture). A printed, illustrated "Chester B. White, Bookseller & Stationer…" advertisement is located on the letter's cover.
 
  1847 November 20 . Chester B. White ALS to A. & H. Jenkins; Fredericksburg, Virginia.
Request for the manufacture of piano stools, which he would like sent by the steamer Mary Washington . Written on "White's Bookstore" stationery.
 
  1848 August 22 . Alex[ande]r Jones ALS to A. & H. Jenkins; Charlestown, [Virginia].
Regarding payment for a pulpit and desk, furnished for the Episcopal Church in Charlestown.
 
[before   1848 November 20 ]. Rich[ard] Baylor ALS to A. & H. Jenkins; Loretto, [Virginia].
Baylor states that he has not received Mr. Long's illustration of a bookcase or the estimated cost of its manufacture. Request for another copy.
 
  1848 November 20 . Rich[ar]d Baylor ALS to A. & H. Jenkins; Loretto, Virginia.
Baylor has received Mr. Long's sketches and wishes to have it built (at $200.00). Includes an additional request for a sofa ($45.00) and six chairs ($7.50 each).
 
  1849 January 29 . Rev. E. C. McGuire ALS to A. & H. Jenkins. Fredericksburg, [Virginia].
Regarding the construction of a table and chairs and requesting that crimson plush should be used, rather than the crimson damask.
 
  1849 May 7 . N[athl] S. White ALS to A. & H. Jenkins; Charlestown, [Virginia].
On behalf of the Episcopal Church, White expresses appreciation for A. & H. Jenkins' forbearance, iterating that the loss of their church and its furniture has compelled them to delay longer than they had desired.
 
  1850 December 6 . William A. Billups ALS to A. & H. Jenkins; Mathews County, [Virginia?].
Billups expresses appreciation for A. & H. Jenkins' patience respecting his bill. Also includes a query respecting the purchase of a looking glass.
 
  1850 December 18 . Rev. Harvey Stanley ALS to A. & H. Jenkins; St. Mary's County, Maryland.
The reverend states that Captain Bayre will present this letter, which contains specifications for the completion of an altar and railing.
 
  1851 August 23 . Henry [Britten?] ALS to A. & H. Jenkins; New York.
Enclosing a bill for mahogany board and plank [actual bill not present].