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Catalog Number 2004.004.597
Object Name Fonds
Scope & Content Fonds - Folder contains various documents from an original organizer box titled "Letters" and "August 1st, 1901." According to the donor these papers relate to the business affairs of G.W. (George Washington) Parfet. The organizer contains bound cardstock separator pages with alphabetic tabs.

The following documents were found grouped together under the alphabetic tab "M", and include:

*1 handwritten note on the letterhead "John Murphy / General Blacksmithing, Wagon and Carriage Work / ...and Horse-Shoeing" on Wazee Street in Denver. Note is dated Jan. 12, 190? and concerns an order that Parfet placed with him.

*3 handwritten notes and two invoices from L.H. McGill, General Merchandise, Lumber, Lathe, Shingles, Wood Posts, etc. of Morrison Colo. concerning orders placed by an employee of Parfet's, one Harvey Fletcher. He requests of Parfet that Fletcher's wages be garnished to pay his bill.

*1 handwritten note from McClees & Olmstead Investments of Denver, inquiring of Parfet if he knows who furnishes the clay used in the manufacture of "anti-phlogistine." Dated Sept. 11, 1901. Antiphlogestine is a poultice made with a kaolin base (a clay with perceived medical curative properties) for the easing of muscle and joint pain.

*1 handwritten note from the Columbia Chemcial Company of Denver informing Parfet that the clay he has offered is unsuitable to their purposes. Dated Oct. 12, 1901.

*1 handwritten note from The Athenaeum in Athen, Georgia dated May 20, 1902 from a man inquiring of Parfet if any openings at Golden High School exist for the position of Teacher, as Parfet was "no doubt still a member of the School Board."

*1 typed note from The Mine and Smelter Supply Comapny of Denver informing him that they are pleased to offer him a 20% discount on hydraulic jacks, which were to be found in the catalog that was sent to Parfet.

*A copy of a Jefferson County Court "Satisfaction of Judgement and Release of Garnishment in Case Number 1673" regarding plaintiff Caleb E. Parfet vs. Christopher Bennetts and his wife, accompanied by three typed notes from the Bennetts' attorney Charles J. Munz of Denver.
Title Fonds - documents dating from 1901-1903
Collection Permanent-Parfet Family
People Parfet, George Washington "GW"
Parfet, Caleb
Search Terms Parfet Clay mine
Clay mining