John Sise Papers – MS037

John Sise Papers – MS037

Provenance: Photocopied from originals in the Archives and Library at the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan. Photocopies given to the Portsmouth Athenaeum January 1987.

Citation: John Sise Papers, Archives and Library, Henry Ford Museum

Size: 1/2 Hollinger Box

Access: No restrictions

Summary

Manuscript record books of notes and bills payable (1856-1869), bills, correspondence, money orders, checks and other papers, reflecting Sise’s business affairs. Companies represented include American Glass Company, Aetna Insurance Company, Bay State Glass Company, and Mount Washington Glass Works.

Folder 1

American Glass Company

Bills for merchandise, 1851-1852, 1854-1857 (47 pieces)

Folder 2

Aetna Insurance Company of Hartford

Business letter, 1870 (1)

Folder 3

Boston and Sandwich Glass Company

Bills for merchandise, 1851-1867 (58)

Folder 4

Ahrenfaldt, Charles

Business letters, 1855, 1857 (2)

Folder 5

Bay State Glass Company

Business letter, 1863 (1)

Folder 6

Cape Cod Glass Company

Bill for merchandise, 1861 (1)

Folder 7

Crafts, Martin

Business letter, 1852 (1)

Folder 8

Hall, John

Business letter, 1863 (1)

Folder 9

Jarves and Comeraes

Bill for Merchandise, 1856 (1)

Folder 10

Knowlton, J. Edward

Business letter, 1868 (1)

Folder 11

Lamson, Asa B.

Business letter, 1867 (1)

Folder 12

Mount Washington Glass Works

Bills for merchandise and business letters, 1863, 1866-1868 (35 pieces)

Folder 13

New England Glass Company

Bill for merchandise, 1853 (1)

Folder 14

Phoenix Glass Company

Bill for merchandise, 1863 (1)

Folder 15

Pierce, Samuel B., and Sons & Co.

Bill for merchandise, 1863 (1)

Folder 16

Portland, Saco & Portsmouth Railroad Co.

Bill for shipping, 1860 (1)

New York and Portland Steamship Line

Bill for shipping, 1860 (1)

Folder 17

Read and Lathrop

Check or money order to John Sise, 1856 (1)

Folder 18

Rees and Piercy

Check or money order to John Sise, 1856 (2 sides)

Folder 19

E. F. Sise and Company

Bill for merchandise, 1852 (1)

Folder 20

Stokell, John (Portsmouth)

Bill for merchandise (meat and vegetables), 1867 (1)

Folder 21

Thayer, J. E. & Brother (London)

Money exchange order, 1858 (1)

Folder 22

Trost, Herman & Co.

Bill for merchandise

Draft of Mechanics Bank (Portsmouth), 1863 (3)

Folder 23

Union Glass Works

Business letter, 1863 (1)

Folder 24

Wiggins, Charles E.

Business letter (partial), 1868 (1)

Folder 25

Winslow, J. T.

Business letter, 1861 (1)