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Catalog Number 2004.004.588
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 "C", and include:

* 14 letters from The Colfax Pressed Brick Company to Mr. Geo. W. Parfet, dating from August 7, 1901 through Jan. 16, 1903. The letters mostly deal with clay shipments and payments from Parfet to the brick company.

*4 letters from the California Powder Works to Geo. W. Parfet, dating from Oct. 22, 1901 through Dec. 8, 1903. The letters deal with invoices, prices, and payments during that period.

*8 notes from The Crippen, Lawrence Investment Co. of Denver dated from Sept. 28, 1901 through July 30, 1903. The letters acknowledge or request payments from Parfet to the investment company on royalties on leased land during that period.

*8 letters from The Denver China and Pottery Co. to Parfet dating from Dec. 27, 1901 through Jan. 11, 1904. The letters discuss orders and payments of clay delivered to the pottery company, but two letters display disagreement and unhappiness with Parfet's service.

*7 handwritten letters to "Friend Parfet" from W.F. Cross, all dated 1903.

*1 letter from the Judson Dynamite and Powder Company noting that Parfet uses dynamite in his clay mining and offering the Judson company's prices on dynamite, caps, fuses, and black powder. Letter dated Jan. 23, 1903.

*1 letter to Parfet from Queen City Potter of Denver, hoping to make a deal on shipments of clay. Dated Oct. 5, 1903.

*An invoice from Parfet on Parfet's letterhead, to W.F. Cross, dated May 1901.

*1 letter from Eagle City, Colo. dated Dec. 13, 1902, with an offer to Parfet to sell a clay mining claim.

*2 letters from The Clinton-Ellerbeck Clay Manufacturing Company of Salt Lake City requesting samples of slip and glazes from Parfet. Letters are dated Dec. 21, 1903 and Jan. 2, 1904.

*2 handwritten pages of notes on construction of a house, and a list of prices for different types of construction work. Undated, ca. 1902.

*An typed list of different companies bidding to do different types of construction work. Undated, ca. 1902.

*A funeral announcement for Mary A. Cook, wife of Rev. H.B. Cook. Service were held on Friday morning, May 23, 1902. Mrs. Cook was aged 43 yrs, 5 mos, 17 days when she died.
Title Fonds - documents dating from 1901-1904
Collection Permanent-Parfet Family
People Parfet, George Washington "GW"
Search Terms Parfet Clay mine
Clay mining