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R. Boehmer & Co.: letter book.

This letter book contains copies of business letters from R. Boehmer & Co. dating from 1900-1908, with 824 leaves filled in. Some pages contain more than one letter. The correspondence deals primarily with orders for coal.
Insertions: several pieces of ephemera are present, including a blank bank draft from Merchant's Bank of Canada, Berlin, some ms. draft advertisements, notes, and a statement April 4, 1916.

Boehmer Family

The Kitchener, Waterloo & Bridgeport Coal Dealers Association: minute book, April 30, 1919 to April 6, 1937.

The Kitchener, Waterloo & Bridgeport Coal Dealers Association was organized April 20, 1919 to bring dealers together at regular intervals "to discuss matters of importance to the coal trade." This minute book contains records of meetings from the founding in 1919 to 1927. The minutes record decisions made about the conduct of business, retail prices, dicounts and terms, in the K-W area.

Insertions: ephemera and loose items found in this volume include: price list for coal, coke and wood, 1915; clippings, 1920-1937, correspondence, invoices. Two items of correspondence from 1933 deal with coal prices for the Family Relief Board and for the Kitchener Public Schools. The earliest document entitled "Coal Memo" is a copy of an agreement, signed by three parties, A.A. Pipe, J. Fennell, Kloepfer & Co., re prices and suppliers for public buildings including the Post Office and Poor House.

Boehmer Family