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Catalog Number 2004.004.593
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 "H", and include:

*5 letters dating from Jan 22, 1904 through April 5, 1904, from Albert Smith to Parfet discussing and ultimately refusing to lease a parcel of land for coal and clay mining to Parfet. Smith mentions Frank W. Loveland in one of his letters, saying that clay veins run withing 200 to 400 feet of Smith's ground, and advises Parfet to speak with Loveland

*19 handwritten notes and letters dating from Aug. 9, 1901 through June 2, 1903, to Parfet from Jno. C. Hodges. discussing various business issues.

*2 notes written on The Denver, Lakewood & Golden R.R. Co. letterhead from J.C. Hodges. Dated Nov. 1902 and discussing a lease situation and a visit to, among other places, the White Ash Clay Mine.

*1 handwritten note to Parfet from J.C. Hodges dated Oct. 26, 1902, discussing the visit of prospective buyers to see the Hutchinson land.

*A typed letter from C.C. Parsons, dated Sept. 5, 1901, regarding Parfet's desired, but declined, purchase of land owned by Mr. Hutchinson.

*A typed letter from the United States Geological Survey, Livingstone, Arizona, dated Sept.1, 1903, requesting Parfet's expertise in establishing prices to haul clay, giving specific details of their mining operation for reference.

*A personal typed note on E.S. Hooper Merchandise Broker letterhead dated Sept. 19, 1902, to Mrs. George Parfet confirming that she can "send the boys down tomorrow."

Title Fonds - documents dating from 1901-1904
Collection Permanent-Parfet Family
People Parfet, George Washington "GW"
Search Terms Parfet Clay mine
Clay mining