Hammond Family Business Papers,1835-1916.

Collection Number: 2139

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Hammond family business papers, 1835-1916.
Collection Number:
2139
Creator:
Quantity:
6.5 cubic ft., 126 v.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, Financial Records, Legal Documents, Research Materials
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Correspondence, grocery and general merchandise daybooks, cashbooks, customers' ledgers, inventories, order books, checkbooks and other accounts mainly of Hammond Brothers, the Hammond Store, and [E.J.] Barker and [Wallace] Wyman, successors to the Hammonds; also records relating to company railroad employees, canal and lake steamer shipping accounts, and journals of the Crown Point Iron Company and the Sugar Hill Company.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Members of the Hammond family owned and operated the Crown Point Iron Company, the Sugar Hill Company, and the Hammond Store in various configurations. The Crown Point Iron Company operated under various names, including Penfield and [Timothy] Taft, Penfield and [Eleazor] Harwood, Penfield & Hammond, and John and Thomas Hammond. Allen Penfield and Charles Franklin Hammond were brothers-in-law.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

The bulk of these papers consist of grocery and general merchandise daybooks, cashbooks, customers' ledgers, inventories, order books, checkbooks and other accounts (80 v., 1851-1854, 1872-1916) mainly of Hammond Brothers (John and Thomas), the Hammond Store, and [E.J.] Barker and [Wallace] Wyman, successors (1871) to the Hammonds; also cashbooks, payroll records and board bills for furnace, furnace store, and company railroad employees, canal and lake steamer shipping accounts, and journals (7 v., 1858-1880) of the Crown Point Iron Company; accounts for the furnace company store, which include daybooks, customers' ledgers, and a cashbook (11 v., 1874-1886); miscellaneous accounts (11 v., 1847-1889) of Hammond & Company, Charles Franklin Hammond, the Sugar Hill Company, and others; bankbooks (10 v., 1835-1866) and checkbook stubs (13 v., 1855-1883), covering accounts which C. F. Hammond and Hammond & Company had with banks in Whitehall and Troy; and one daybook of Allen Penfield (1845-1861). In addition to bound account books, the papers also include correspondence, financial statements, orders, invoices, vouchers, board and freight bills, boat operation receipts, general store bills and receipts, and memoranda notebooks. Essex County.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Hammond family.
Barker, E. J.
Hammond, Charles Franklin.
Hammond, John Cross.
Hammond, Thomas.
Harwood, Eleazor.
Penfield, Allen.
Taft, Timothy.
Wyman, Wallace.
Crown Point Iron Company (Crown Point, N.Y.)
Hammond Store (Crown Point, N.Y.)
Penfield & Hammond (Crown Point, N.Y.)
Penfield & Harwood (Crown Point, N.Y.)
Penfield & Taft (Crown Point, N.Y.)
Sugar Hill Company (Crown Point, N.Y.)

Subjects:
General stores--New York (State)--Crown Point
Grocery trade--New York (State)--Crown Point
Inland water transportation--New York (State)--Accounting.
Iron industry and trade--New York (State)--Crown Point--Accounting.
Business records--New York (State)--Crown Point.
Railroads--New York (State)--Crown Point.

Form and Genre Terms:
Account books.
Ledgers (account books)
Payroll records.
Daybooks.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Hammond family business papers, #2139. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
SERIES LIST

Series I. Hammond Family Business Records
Series II. Ledgers

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
19854-1903
Includes Hammond Store and Crown Point Iron Company
Listed according to physical arrangement.
Box 1 Folder 1
Hammond & Bros. business correspondence
1856-04-1856-06
re:orders, iron, payments, prices etc.
Box 1 Folder 2
Correspondence
1856-01-1856-03
Box 1 Folder 3
Correspondence
1856-10-1856-12
Box 1 Folder 4
Correspondence
1856-07-1856-09
Box 1 Folder 5
Correspondence
1867-11
Box 1 Folder 6
Correspondence
1860-01-1860-12
Box 1 Folder 7
Cashiers' Correspondence
1859
Box 1 Folder 8
Correspondence
1867-06
Box 1 Folder 9
Correspondence
1867-08
Box 1 Folder 10
Correspondence
1867-09
Box 1 Folder 11
Correspondence
1867-12
Box 1 Folder 12
Correspondence
1859-05-1859-06
Box 2 Folder 1
Checks
1879
Payable in goods
Box 2 Folder 2
Cashiers' Correspondence
1858
Box 2 Folder 3
Financial Statements
1861-1864
Statements, invoices, board bills
Box 2 Folder 4
Bills
1902-1903
from meat and groceries
Box 2 Folder 5
Check stubs
1865-06-1865-11
Box 2 Folder 6
Cancelled checks
1814-11-1875-01
Box 2 Folder 7
Correspondence
1865-01
Box 2 Folder 8
Board Bills
October
Box 2 Folder 9
March 1868
1868-03
Box 2
Unfiled papers
1872-1874
Box 3 Folder 1
Receipts
1855-1859
Box 3 Folder 2
CF Hammond's bank vouchers
1865
Box 3 Folder 3
Correspondence
1858-01-1858-06
Box 3 Folder 4
Correspondence
Year unknown
Box 4 Folder 1
Merchants and Mechanics Bank Vouchers
1860-1861
Box 4 Folder 2
Financial Statements
1858-1859-01-01
Statements, lumber sales etc.
Box 4 Folder 3
Financial Statements
1861
Box 4 Folder 4
Market Bank Vouchers
1854-08-1859-07-22
Box 4 Folder 5
Market Bank Vouchers and bank book
1858-01
Box 4 Folder 6
Correspondence
1862-05-1862-06
Box 4
Unfiled papers
Similar types of document to rest of box
Box 5 Folder 1
Correspondence
1862-11-1862-12
Box 5 Folder 2
Correspondence
1862-07-1862-08
Box 5 Folder 3
Correspondence
1862-09-1862-10
Box 5
Unfiled papers
Similar type of documents in Box 4; bills for frei8ght included
Box 6 Folder 1
CF Hammonds Financial Statements
1860-1865
Statements, invoices and board bills
Box 6 Folder 2
Canceled checks
1872
with revenue stamps
Box 6 Folder 3
Canceled checks
1872-1873
Box 6 Folder 4
Canceled checks
1872
Box 6 Folder 5
Bank Vouchers
1873
Box 6
Unfiled papers
1871
Including iron statements
Box 7 Folder 1
Cashiers Letters
1866
Box 7 Folder 2
June 1865
1865-06
Box 7 Folder 3
Furnace Papers
February
Box 7 Folder 4
Board Bills
September
Box 7 Folder 5
December 1865
1865-12
Box 7 Folder 6
December 1866
1866-12
Box 7 Folder 7
August 1873
1873-08
Box 7 Folder 8
May 1865
1865-05
Box 7 Folder 9
Cashiers Letters
1865
Box 7 Folder 10
Financial Statements
1860
Box 7 Folder 11
September 1866
1866-09
Box 7 Folder 12
August 1866
1866-08
Box 7 Folder 13
November 1866
1866-11
Box 7 Folder 14
October 1866
1866-10
Box 7 Folder 15
September 1865
1865-09
Box 7 Folder 16
July 1865
1865-07
Box 7
Unfiled papers
Box 8 Folder 1
Cashiers Letters
1861
Box 8 Folder 2
Bringman Orders
September
Box 8 Folder 3
Crown Point Iron Co. Financial Statements
1860-02-01-1864-01
Statement of Account
Box 8 Folder 4
Correspondence
1865-08
Box 8 Folder 5
Cancelled checks
1873
Box 8 Folder 6
Board Bills
February
Box 8 Folder 7
Board and Time
November Board (bills?)
Box 8 Folder 8
Board
December Board (bills?)
Box 8 Folder 9
CF Hammond Vouchers
1868-1868
Box 8
Unfiled papers
Box 9 Folder 1
Correspondence
1862-01-1862-02
Box 9 Folder 2
Vouchers
1867
Box 9 Folder 3
Correspondence
1865-02
Box 9 Folder 4
March 1865
1865-03
Box 9 Folder 5
April 1865
1865-04
Box 9 Folder 6
CF Hammond Correspondence
1869-10
Box 9 Folder 7
CF Hammond Correspondence
1869-09
Box 9 Folder 8
CF Hammond Correspondence
1869-07
Box 9 Folder 9
Merchants and Mechanics Bank check stubs
1862-11-1863-03-28
Merchants and Mechanics Bank
Box 9 Folder 10
Canceled checks
1873
Box 9
Unfiled papers
Same type as rest of box, including Freight and Clay Statements for 1871
Box 10 Folder 1
March 1866
1866-03
Box 10 Folder 2
Market Bank Vouchers
1858-01-01-1859-03-20
Box 10 Folder 3
Merchants and Mechanics Bank Vouchers
1858-08-25-1860-04-02
Box 10 Folder 4
Union Bank Vouchers CF Hammond Account
1860-04-12
Box 10 Folder 5
Correspondence
1889-07-1889-08
Box 10 Folder 6
Correspondence
1859-09-1859-12
Box 10 Folder 7
Correspondence
1859-01-1859-06
Box 10 Folder 8
Vouchers
1866
Box 10 Folder 9
April 1866
1866-04
Box 10 Folder 10
February 1866
1866-02
Box 10 Folder 11
May 1866
1866-05
Box 10 Folder 12
CF Hammonds Financial Statements
1863-1866
CF Hammond Settled File Accounts
Box 11 Folder 1
Correspondence
1857-06-1857-08
Box 11 Folder 2
Correspondence
1857-11-1857-12
Box 11 Folder 3
Correspondence
1857-04-1857-05
Box 11 Folder 4
Correspondence
1857-09-1857-10
Box 11 Folder 5
Correspondence
1857-01-1857-03
Box 11
CF Hammond settled accounts
1867-1870
Filed alphabetically in leather folder
Box 12 Folder 1
December 1868
1868-12
Box 12 Folder 2
May 1868
1868-05
Box 12 Folder 3
February 1868
1868-02
Box 12 Folder 4
June 1868
1868-06
Box 12 Folder 5
CF Hammond Cashier Letters
1868
Box 12 Folder 6
CF Hammond Correspondence
1869-06
Box 12 Folder 7
CF Hammonds Correspondence
1869-02
Box 12 Folder 8
September 1868
1868-09
Box 12 Folder 9
November 1868
1868-11
Box 12 Folder 10
October 1868
1868-10
Box 12 Folder 11
CF Hammond Correspondence
1869-03
Box 12 Folder 12
CF Hammond Correspondence
1869-05
Box 12 Folder 13
July 1868
1868-07
Box 12 Folder 14
August 1868
1868-08
Box 12 Folder 15
CF Hammond Correspondence
1869-01
Box 12 Folder 16
April 1868
1868-04
Box 12 Folder 17
January 1868
1868-01
Box 12 Folder 18
Correspondence
1861-05-1861-08
Box 12 Folder 18
Correspondence
1861-01-1861-02
Box 12 Folder 19
Correspondence
1861-03-1861-04
Box 12 Folder 20
Correspondence
1861-09-1861-12
Box 12
Unfiled papers
Box 13 Folder 1
CF Hammons Financial Statements
1870
Statement, Invoices, Board Bills etc.
Box 13 Folder 2
J and TH Orders
1871
Box 13 Folder 3
Bills
Box 13 Folder 4
Harlan Orders
1873
Box 13
Unfiled papers
Some are dated 1877
Box 14 Folder 1
Invoices of Crockery - Stationary Wall Paper and Co
1867
Box 14 Folder 2
Orders
1864
Box 14 Folder 3
Merchants and Mechanics Bank Certificates of Deposit
See Bank Book 1857-01-01 and 1859-07-15
Box 14 Folder 4
Orders
1865
Box 14 Folder 5
RR Papers for pay
1872
Box 14 Folder 6
RR Papers for pay
1872
Box 14 Folder 7
RR Papers for pay
1872
Box 14 Folder 8
Board Bills
1873-04
Box 14 Folder 9
Boards
1874-09
Box 14 Folder 10
CF Hammond Cashiers Letters
1864
Box 14 Folder 11
CF Hammond Financial Statements
1865
Statements, Invoices and board bills
Box 14 Folder 12
July 1866
1866-07
Box 14 Folder 13
Correspondence
1867-07
Box 14 Folder 14
Correspondence
1867-06
Box 14 Folder 15
June 1866
1866-06
Box 14
Unfiled papers
Box 15 Folder 1
Orders
1864
Box 15 Folder 2
Vouchers
1856
Box 15 Folder 3
Cashiers Letters
1867
Box 15 Folder 4
Board Bills
1873-07
Box 15
Unfiled papers
1880-1903
1880, 1892-1893, 1902-1903 represent only some of the dates
Box 16 Folder 1
Furnace Board Bill
1873-01
Box 16 Folder 2
CF Hammond Boat Receipts
1866
Box 16 Folder 3
CF Hammond Boat Receipts
1869
Box 16 Folder 4
Lumber Iron Boat receipt & CF Hammond Inspectors Bills
1865
Box 16 Folder 5
CF Hammond Boat Receipts
1867
Box 16 Folder 6
CF Hammond Boat Receipts
1868
Box 16 Folder 7
Correspondence
1867-05
Box 16 Folder 8
Correspondence
1867-02
Box 16 Folder 9
Correspondence
1867-01
Box 16 Folder 10
Correspondence
1867-03
Box 16 Folder 11
Correspondence
1867-04
Box 16 Folder 12
Correspondence
1867-07
Box 16 Folder 13
Financial Statements
1859
Box 16 Folder 14
Hammond Co Union Bank Vouchers and H & Co. balances
1880, 1892-1893, 1902-1903
Box 16 Folder 15
Store Price List
Box 16 Folder 16
Spring Memo - Store
1870
Box 16 Folder 17
Barker & Wyman Crown Point Memo
1871
Box 16 Folder 18
Price list for store
Box 16 Folder 19
Store Memo
1870
Box 16 Folder 20
Barker & Wyman Crown Point Memo
1871
Box 16 Folder 21
Memo
1870
Box 16 Folder 22
RR Book
1872
Box 16 Folder 23
Barker & Wyman Book
1871
Box 16 Folder 24
JB & Co Memo Book
1869
J.B. & Co
Box 16 Folder 25
B & H Memo
1873
B&H Memoranda
Box 16 Folder 26
Blank in original document
No description provided
Box 16 Folder 27
1856
1856
No description provided
Box 16 Folder 28
Store Memo
1871
Store
Box 16 Folder 29
Store Related Material
Spring 1871
Store
Box 16 Folder 30
Store Related Material
1895-06-15-1895-08-05
Store
Box 16 Folder 31
Store Related Material
1897-03-22-1897-05-11
Store
Box 16 Folder 32
Store Related Material
1895-08-06-1895-09-21
Store
Box 16 Folder 33
Store
No description provided
Box 16 Folder 34
Nov 15 1889 - Feb 7 1900
1898-11-15-1900-02-07
Store
Box 16 Folder 35
Store
No description provided
Box 16 Folder 36
LR Berry Store Crown Point NY
Store
1845-1916
Store Day Books
1872-1880
Daily store transactions with purchases itemized under customers' names.
Volume A-1
Store Day Book
1872-01-19-1872-05-27
Volume A-2
Store Day Book
1872-11-12-1873-01-17
Volume A-3
Store Day Book
1873-01-18-1873-03-15
Volume A-4
Crown Point Store Day Book
1873-03-17-1873-05-21
Volume A-5
Store Day Book
1873-05-22-1873-07-09
Volume A-6
Parker & Wyman Store Day Book
1873-07-10-1873-09-02
Volume A-7
Barker & Wyman Crown Point NY Store Day Book
1873-09-03-1873-10-31
Volume A-8
Store Day Book
1873-10-31-1874-01-09
Volume A-9
Store Day Book
1874-01-10-1874-03-31
Volume A-10
John Sabombard P. Marcus Store Day Book
1874-04-01-1874-06-16
Volume A-11
Store Day Book
1874-06-15-1874-08-18
Volume A-12
Store Day Book
1874-08-19-1874-10-22
Volume A-13
Store Day Book
1874-10-23-1875-01-04
Volume A-14
Store Day Book
1875-01-05-1875-04-20
Volume A-15
Store Day Book
1875-04-20-1875-06-30
Volume A-16
Store Day Book
1875-07-01-1875-09-04
Volume A-17
Store Day Book
1875-09-06-1875-11-09
Volume A-18
Store Day Book
1875-11-10-1876-01-28
Volume A-19
Store Day Book
1876-01-29-1876-04-26
Volume A-20
Store Day Book
1876-04-27-1876-07-09
Volume A-21
Store Day Book
1876-07-08-1876-10-06
Volume A-22
Store Day Book
1876-10-07-1877-01-22
Volume A-23
Store Day Book
1877-01-23-1877-05-19
Volume A-24
Store Day Book
1877-05-19-1877-08-23
Volume A-25
Store Day Book
1877-08-24-1877-10-31
Volume A-26
Store Day Book
1877-11-01-1878-01-08
Volume A-27
Store Day Book
1878-01-08-1878-04-08
Volume A-28
Store Day Book
1878-04-09-1878-06-22
Volume A-29
Store Day Book
Volume A-30
Store Day Book
Volume A-31
Store Day Book
Volume A-32
Store Day Book
Volume A-33
Store Day Book
Volume A-34
Store Day Book
Volume A-35
Store Day Book
Volume A-36
Store Day Book
Volume A-37
Store Day Book
Volume A-38
Store Day Book
Furnace Store Day Books
1874-1880
Daily store transactions with purchases itemized under customers' names.
Volume B-1
Furnace Store Day Book
Volume B-2
Furnace Store Day Book
Volume B-3
Furnace Store Day Book
Volume B-4
Furnace Store Day Book
Volume B-5
Furnace Store Day Book
Volume B-6
Furnace Store Day Book
Volume B-7
Furnace Store Day Book
Volume B-8
Furnace Store Day Book
Odd Store Day Books
1845-1905
Volume C-1
Odd Store Day Book
Itemized by customer debit/credit amount
Volume C-2
Odd Store Day Book
Volume C-3
Odd Store Day Book
Volume C-4
EJ Baker and Co Delivery Book Odd Store Day Book
Daily record of purchases to be delivered
Volume C-5
Reynolds Consecutive Book Odd Store Day Book
Volume C-6
Odd Store Day Book
Volume C-7
WE Petty Odd Store Day Book
Volume C-8
Barker and Co Odd Store Day Book
Volume C-9
LR Berry Crown Point NY Odd Store Day Book
Broadway and Maiden Lane Brick Store on the Corner
Volume C-10
RR Book Odd Store Day Book
Customer Ledgers
1864-1900
Entries transferred from store day book.
Volume D-1
J & T Hammond Customer Ledger
Volume D-2
Customer Ledgers
Volume D-3
Customer Ledgers
Volume D-4
Customer Ledgers
Volume D-5
Customer Ledgers
1886-1880-08-21
Volume D-6
Customer Ledgers
Volume D-7
Customer Ledgers - O
Volume D-8
Customer Ledgers - D
Volume D-9
Customer Ledgers - F
Volume D-10
Customer Ledgers - G
Volume D-11
Customer Ledgers
Master Customer Ledgers
1871-1875
Volume E-1
Master Customer Ledgers No. 24
Volume E-2
Master Customer Ledgers
Volume E-3
Master Customer Ledgers No. 2
Volume F-1
Master Customer Ledgers No. 3 - Furnace Store
Volume F-2
Master Customer Ledgers - Furnace Store
Check Books
1878-1916
Volume G-1
Checks National Bank Troy - Check Books / Stubs
Volume G-2
Check Books / Stubs
Volume G-3
Wyman, Banker Check Books / Stubs
Volume G-4
Check Books / Stubs
Two filled out checks on JW Wyman. Banker
Store Inventory Lists
1874-1892
Volume H-1
Store Inventory Lists
Volume H-2
Store Inventory Lists
Volume H-3
Store Inventory Lists
Volume H-4
Reynolds Consecutive Want Book
Order Books
1876-1905
Volume I-1
Order Book - 1887-1881 Order Book
Volume I-2
WB Viall Crown Point Essex Co. Market Barker and Wyman Dealers - Order Book
in dry goods, groceries, hats, caps, boots, shoes, iron, steel, nails etc.
Volume I-3
G Taft Turk - Order Book
Volume I-4
Order Book
Dash Books
1851-1880
Volume J-1
Cash Book 1851-1854
Volume J-2
J & T Hammond Store - Cash Book
Volume J-3
Cash Book
Volume J-4
Cash Book
Volume J-5
Cash Book
Volume J-6
Cash Book - Furnace Store
Miscellaneous Store Accounts
1878-1898
Volume K-1
Miscellaneous Store Accounts
Seems to be record of customer payment to company
Volume K-2
Miscellaneous Store Accounts
Seems to be record of cost of stock. Dry goods & notions, crockery and stoneware, groceries etc.
Account Books
Possibly used by both the Hammond Store and the Crown Point Iron Company or impossible to determine or miscellaneous.
Volume L-1
Bill Book Antoine Delona District 3 Rivers River Du Loup C E
Volume L-2
Bill Book
Volume L-3
Cash Book
Possibly used by CF Hammond
Volume L-4
Cash Book
Volume L-5
Hammond & Co Accounts Book
Seems to be cash book
Volume L-6
CF Hammond Day Book
Volume L-7
Account Books
Seems to be concerned with banks and checks. Fragments of other books inserted
Volume L-8
Account Books - Ledger
Volume L-9
Highway Accounts - Account Book
Probably used by CF Hammond as a highway commissioner
Volume L-10
Sugar Hill Co. Time Book
Hours, daily rates and monthly wages
Volume L-11
Boat G T Morehouse Book
Better be preserved as a memorandum TH, pages all torn out
Bank Books
1835-1866
Volume M-1
Bank of Whitehall with Hammond and Co No. 1 - Bank Book
Volume M-2
Merchants and Mechanics Bank of Troy with CF Hammond and Co. Bank Book
Volume M-3
Market Bank with Hammond and Co. Bank Book
Volume M-4
Bank of Whitehall with Hammond and Co Bank Book
Volume M-5
Merchants and Mechanics Bank of Troy with CF Hammond and Co. Bank Book
Volume M-6
Union Bank of Troy with CF Hammond
Volume M-7
Merchants and Mechanics Bank of Troy with CF Hammond and Co. No 1 Bank Book
Volume M-8
Merchants and Mechanics Bank of Troy with CF Hammond and Co No 2 Bank Book
Volume M-9
National Union Bank of Troy with CF Hammond
Volume M-10
Merchants and Mechanics Bank of Troy with CF Hammond and Co No 3 - Bank Book
Check Book Stubs
1855-1883
Often on different banks for parallel periods. Probably used for both store and iron company.
Volume N-1
Hammond and Co Blank Drafts Check Book Stubs
Volume N-2
Merchants and Mechanics Bank Checks Check Book Stubs
Volume N-3
Union Bank of Troy with CF Hammond and Co Check Book Stubs
Volume N-4
Union Bank Checks Check Book Stubs
Volume N-5
Merchants and Mechanics Bank Checks Check Book Stubs
Volume N-6
Union Bank Checks Check Book Stubs
Volume N-7
Check Stubs J & T. H and Co Check Book Stubs
Volume N-10
Check Stubs J & T. H and Co and CPI Co.
Volume N-11
CF Hammond Check Book Stubs
Volume N-12
CF Hammond Check Book Stubs
Volume N-13
Check Book Stubs