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Item ID# AX2013.014.001
Title Roos Manufacturing Company invoices
Object Name Invoice
Dates of Creation 1881-1882
Creator Roos Manufacturing Company
Description A book filled with invoices pasted to the pages, chiefly addressed to Roos Manufacturing Company, Walkerton, Ontario, 1881-1882. Includes invoices from businesses in Montreal, Toronto, Hamilton, Brantford, Berlin, Galt and Neustadt.

A piece of Roos Manufacturing Letterhead indicates the location "Galt," which is crossed out and replaced by a stamped "Walkerton." It also indicates "Handmade Boots & Shoes, Roos Patent Buckle Plough Boot and Front & Back Seam, Tongue Boot (Design registered) and other special lines."

The first invoice in the book is addressed to H.R. Sharp (insurance, loan and real estate agent) from William Adamson and Jacob Wagner, Walkerton (brickmakers).

Names included on invoices, next to Roos Co., include John Tremp or Tramp (J.H. Nickle invoice Aug. 1881); and Sharp and Rettlebron (Selway & Wood, July 1881);

Invoices addressed to individuals other than Roos Manufacturing Co. include: James Blair, Walkerton (from Cowan & Co., John Bond Co.); and H.R. Sharp (Inglis Hunter Foundry, 1881);

Bruce County invoices include:
Kennedy & Bunston (Woolen Goods), Walkerton
McGregor Bros., (Hardware) Walkerton
Medical Hall, H.A. Wilson (Chemist / Druggist), Walkerton
Walkerton Steam Cabinet Factory, W. John Nickle
Phillip Cress & Co. (Tanners) Port Elgin
Lion Block Hardware Store, Traill Bros., successors to Frank J. Hall, Walkerton
Dominion Telegraph Company, Walkerton
John McDonald (Tanner), Tiverton
Thomas Vickers, Port Elgin
Fisher & Pulford, Walkerton Foundry (Ploughs etc.)
John Cain (Central Block Stove Depot) Walkerton
D. & P. Knechtel, Hanover
Charles Maurer (Cooper) on old H.D. Wettlaufer letterhead
A. Moyer (Dry Goods & Clothing), Walkerton
James Bone (Tanner), Paisley
American Express Company, Walkerton
R.H. Middaugh (Victoria Livery Stable), Walkerton
H.R. Sharps Banking House, Walkerton
Moore & Son (Flour & Saw Millers), Walkerton
J.A. Rittinger (publisher of Die Glocke), Walkerton
Dr. Robert Porter, Walkerton
William Brown (publisher of Bruce Herald and dealer in books & stationary)
R. Truax & Co. (doors, sashes etc.)
Balfour, Withe & Co. (carriages, wagons etc.), Walkerton
T.H. Preson (publisher of The Bruce Telescope), Walkerton (Dec. 28, 1881)
H.A. Havill (stoves, tinware, furnishings), Walkerton
T. Luxon (saddles, harnesses, trunks), Walkerton
Whitehead & Hamilton (general store), Walkerton
Bowman & Zinkan (Tannery), Southampton
Physical Description 1 volume ; 53.5 x 39 x 3 cm (hardcover mottled book)
Subjects Business
Financial records
General stores
Hardware stores
Shoemakers & shoe stores
People Adamson, William
Blair, James
Bone, James
Bowman, Isaac E.
Brown, William
Cress, Philip
Hall, Frank
Hamilton, John (Walkerton)
Havill, H.A.
Knechtel, Peter
Luxon, Thomas
Maurer, Charles
McDonald, John
McGregor, David
McGregor, Phillip
McGregor, Walter
Middaugh, R.H. (Randolph)
Moore, David
Moyer, A.
Nickle, W. John
Porter, Robert, Dr.
Pulford, John G.
Rettlebron, Christian
Rittinger, John A.
Sharp, Herbert
Truax, Reuben Eldridge
Vickers, Thomas
Wagner, Jacob
Wettlaufer, H.D.
Whitehead, Thomas
Zinkan, Henry
Place Bruce County
Level of Description Item