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John William Stewart Family Papers, Series II, Folder 3: Business Correspondence, To John W. Stewart -- From J. H. Lester, 1885


Summary:John William Stewart, the son of John Sheeler Stewart (b.1812) and Margaret Barbour Witherow (1818-1902), was born in Emmitsburg, Frederick County, Maryland on January 21, 1844. Series II consists of correspondence pertaining to John William Stewart's business affairs. In a letter dated 1885, J. H. Lester wrote Stewart about his hardware business in South English, Iowa. John Strohn wrote to Stewart about payment for a rental property in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania in 1900. Stewart also had business interests in Antler, Saskatchewan, Canada, and in 1906 received news of grain and horses from R. A. Irwin. For more information, see the complete finding aid to the collection at
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Iowa
Temporal subject: 1901-1910
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Iowa
ArchivesUM location:John William Stewart Family papers
  • series 2
  • box 1
  • folder 3
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:Personal and Family Lives
Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Copyright holder:Public Domain
Collection:Digital Collections
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