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Charles Francis Russell tobacco ledgers

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 15971
Scope and Contents The Charles Francis Russell tobacco ledgers (1887-1888; 0.2 cubic feet) document Russell's operation of a tobacco company. The collection contains copies of over six-hundred letters written by Russell, both to A. A. Spitzer of R. E. Lee Camp No. 1 and to other customers and dealers nationwide. Russell's "Lee Camp" tobacco was created via contract with the homonymous organization, who received a portion of tobacco sales. Some of the letters to Spitzer note great difficulty selling a...
Dates: 1887 - 1888

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  • Language: English X
  • Subject: Ledgers (account books) X
  • Subject: Tobacco industry -- Virginia X