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Catalog Number 2004.004.589
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 "D", and include:

* 15 typed letters to Parfet from the John Deere Plow Co. dated from Dec 24, 1901 through March 28, 1903. This series of letters discusses Parfet's order of a 4' x 12' ore gear and tires.

*8 letters to Parfet from The Denver Pressed Brick Co. dated from April 17, 1902 through Nov. 24, 1902. The letters discuss orders of dry clay from Parfet's mine to the brick company.

*5 letters from the Denver Stoneware Company to Parfet, dated from Sept. 12, 1902 through March 9, 1903.

*An invoice from Parfet on letterhead dated Aug. 4, 1903 to the Stoneware Co. for a total of $194.05.

*A letter from Spokane Drug Co. to Parfet requesting a quote and a sample of clay or earth which is entirely free of grit.

*A handwritten letter dated Dec 1 (ca. 1902) requesting a car of clay from "Friend Parfet."

*A typed letter from The Dean & Brown Mercantile Co. requesting payment of $50.00.

*A typed letter from the Denver Fire Clay Company dated June 9, 1903, requesting a meeting with Parfet.

*A handwritten list dated 1902, for the months of April through August, of different car numbers and weights, along with price notations in the corner.

*A handwritten letter dated Dec. 4, 1901 from The Denver China and Pottery Co. to Parfet, explaining that their sample showed impurities and wishing to negotiate a lower price for the clay.

*A handwritten note dated Sept. 27, 1901 from E.P. Draeseke who was referred to Parfet by the Queen City Pottery Co., and is asking for a quote on ton lots of kaolin.

*A handwritten personal letter dated April 6, 1902 to Parfet from his friend W.G. DuVall.

*A typed letter to Parfet dated July 28, 1902 from W.M.Danner, State Secretary of the Colorado Young Men's Christian Association. He requests to meet with Parfet about his friend W.G. DuVall.
Title Fonds - documents dating from 1901-1903
Collection Permanent-Parfet Family
People Parfet, George Washington "GW"
Duvall, William George
Search Terms Parfet Clay mine
Clay mining