C. E. Sydnor & Co. Letters to Tarter Bros.
Scope and Content
This collection contains three 1898 letters from Richmond merchant C. E. Snydor and Co. to the Tarter Brothers of Wythe County, primarily related to the purchase and shipment of cabbages. C. E. Snydor warns that "we have had so many people to offer to consign us a Car of Cabbage in the last few days, that your market certainly must be in an unsettled condition" and offer a price of $3 to $3.50 per hundred cabbages for "full green, large size, hard head Cabbage" with an extra for added potatoes if they are "large size and clean, extra nice." They recommend shipping with another seller to reduce cost. Also included are envelopes printed with C. E. Snydor & information and, in one case, an advertisement for elastic starch.
- Tarter Bros. (Rural Retreat, Va.) (Organization)
Language of Materials
The materials in this collection are written in English.
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This collection contains three letters from Richmond merchant C. E. Snydor & Co. to the Tarter Brothers of Wythe County, primarily related to the purchase and shipment of cabbages.
Source of Acquisition
This collection was purchased by Special Collections and University Archives in 2017.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the C. E. Sydnor & Co. Letters to Tarter Bros. by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).
The processing, arrangement, and description of the C. E. Sydnor & Co. Letters to Tarter Bros. was completed in October 2022.
- C. E. Sydnor & Co. Letters to Tarter Bros.
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