|Title||Roos Manufacturing Company invoices|
|Dates of Creation||1881-1882|
|Creator||Roos Manufacturing Company|
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 William Adamson and Jacob Wagner, Walkerton (brickmakers) from H.R. Sharp (insurance, loan and real estate agent).
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)|
Shoemakers & shoe stores
Bowman, Isaac E.
Hamilton, John (Walkerton)
Middaugh, R.H. (Randolph)
Nickle, W. John
Porter, Robert, Dr.
Pulford, John G.
Rittinger, John A.
Truax, Reuben Eldridge
|Level of Description||Item|