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R. Jenness Letter, 1844 August 10

 File — Box: 4267.001, Folder: 12

Scope and Contents

This file contains a letter written by R. Jenness in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, to Lazell, Perkins, and Company, an iron company in Bridgewater, Massachusetts. Jenness wrote to inform the company that there was money available in a bank in Boston to settle the balance of Jenness's account with them. Jenness also mentions a need for more nails, and hopes "the ... rains will put your mills in operation so that shortly you will be able to supply me."


  • 1844 August 10


Language of Materials

From the Collection: Materials are in English.

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Biographical / Historical

Lazell, Perkins, and Company was located in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, and produced iron for locomotives and sugar mill shafts, nails, hoops for wooden barrels, and other items. Lazell, Perkins, and Company was later renamed the Bridgewater Iron Manufacturing Company.


From the Collection: 3.0 Linear Feet


Formerly MSS.3310, R. Jenniss Letter

Local Identifier


Processing Information

Processed by Erin Schmidt, 2011.


Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266