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Ream Wrapper Collection Inventory

F. 1  Company: A. Bradley & Sons
Location: Dansville, New York
Description: scene of mill with several buildings with label "Columbian Mill", printed at the bookstore of A. Stevens.
Type: 1 ream, superfine calendar pressed foolscap No. 1 (yellowish tint)

F. 2  Company: Amies
Location: Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Description: drawn by T. Underwood and engraved by J.W. Steel, scene of woman with bird on top and inscription, "The American arts only want encouragement." At base five portraits; from bottom left, Jackson, Jefferson, Washington, Franklin, Adams
Type: hot pressed

F. 3  Company: N/A
Location: Andover
Description: a bell shape with talons of a bird, in left talon, a branch and in right, arrows.
Type: N/A
Copy 1

F. 4  Company: N/A
Location: Andover
Description: bottom section of a bell shape with talons of a bird, in left talon, a branch and in right, arrows.
Type: N/A
Copy 2

F. 5  Company: Asa Low
Location: Bradford, Vermont
Description: scene of the Union Mill, colored
Type: superfine, vellum cap. 1 ream

F. 6  Company: Bill Blake & Co.
Location: Bellows Falls, Vermont
Description: top quarter of a shield with trees on top section, bushels on second and stern on bottom.
Type: 1 ream, fools cap.

F. 7  Company: Bill Blake & Co.
Location: Bellows Falls, Vermont
Description: a shield with trees on top section, bushels on second and stern on bottom.
Type: 1 ream, pot No.

F. 8  Company: Blake & Fiske
Location: Claremont, New Hampshire
Description: eagle with shield and Latin inscription, in left talon arrows, and in right, branch.
Type: 1 ream, hot pressed velum Cap writing (pinkish tint)

F. 9  Company: Caldwell, Fraser & Co.
Location: Albany, New York
Description: 3 separate pieces on grayish tinted paper
Type: N/A

F. 10 Company: Caleb Burbank
Location: Millbury, Massachusetts
Description: Thomas W. Ward Papers, 1827
Type: 1 ream

F. 11 Company: Caleb B.
Location: Millbury, Massachusetts
Description: Native with a bow, only half of picture
Type: N/A

F. 12 Company: Calvin Shepard, Jr.
Location: Framingham, Massachusetts
Description: scene of Rail Road Mill in countryside
Type: N/A

F. 13 Company: Charles Sturges & Co.
Location: Lee, Massachusetts
Description: scene of New England Mill
Type: blue laid, Cap. 1 ream, extra superfine

F. 14 Company: Christopher Olney & Co.
Location: Providence Paper Mills, Rhode Island
Description: label
Type: Fools Cap. No. 2 (brownish tint)

F. 15 Company: Daniel Butler
Location: Northampton, Massachusetts
Description: 1825, faded picture of a person, Latin inscription beneath
Type: 1 ream, hot pressed, fine vellum, Foolscap

F. 16 Company: David Ames
Location: N/A
Description: scene with mill with woman holding an eagle in left hand and a spear in right
Type: 1 ream, superfine vellum post (greenish tint)

F. 17 Company: E. W. Curtis
Location: Pepperell, Massachusetts
Description: 2 separate scenes: top scene; woman with eagle on top of mount that states, "sold at the manufacturer's warehouse, No. 116, state street, Boston, by Wm. Parker & Co." Native on left, settler on right. Bottom scene; house with wagon and carriage passing by.
Type: N/A

F. 18 Company: Eliphalet Thorp
Location: Athol, Massachusetts
Description: bird with branch in left talon, arrows in right
Type: 1 ream, (rust tint)

F. 19 Company: Elijah Burbank
Location: Worcester, Massachusetts
Description: native with bow in left hand and arrow in right
Type: Foolscap No. 1, printed with black ink

F. 20 Company: Elijah Burbank
Location: Worcester, Massachusetts
Description: native with bow in left hand and arrow in right
Type: Foolscap No. 1, printed with rust colored ink

F. 21 Company: Elijah Burbank
Location: Worcester, Massachusetts
Description: native with bow in left hand and arrow in right
Type: Pot. No. 1

F. 22 Company: Elijah Burbank
Location: Worcester, Massachusetts, Quinsigmond Village, built by I. Thomas in 1794
Description: scene with paper mill and several other buildings, some of which are hidden behind trees; inscription on top of picture
Type: Pot. Paper, 1 ream, blue tinted paper

F. 23 Company: Elijah Burbank
Location: Worcester, Massachusetts
Description: scene with paper mill and several other buildings, some of which are hidden behind trees; inscription on top of picture
Type: Pot. Paper, 1 ream

F. 24 Company: Fall Creek Paper Mill
Location: New York
Description: view of the Ithaca Falls from the bridge, cut off at the bottom
Type: 1 ream, Cap. No. 1, hot pressed, Ruled.

F. 25 Company: Forest Mills
Location: Portland, Maine
Description: "sold by Sanborn & Carter stationers"; scene of town on a hill by N. Orr & Richardson, Sc. New York, printed by Axtel, Bull & Marsh, printers, Pittsfield.
Type: half ream, fine blue, ruled quarto post (bluish tint)

F. 26 Company: Gibbs & Greenleaf
Location: Warner, New Hampshire
Description: scene of a courthouse or a meeting hall
Type: Pot. No. 1

F. 27 Company: Gilpin & Co.
Location: Brandywine
Description: scene of woman with children outside of mill
Type: orange tinted paper

F. 28 Company: Holyoke Paper Co.
Location: Holyoke, Massachusetts
Description: label with gold and pink writing and gold border
Type: congress letter, 10 quires

F. 29 Company: Hudson & Co.
Location: N/A
Description: scene with mill reflected in water with a bridge
Type: (green tint)

F. 30 Company: Ira White
Location: Wells River, Vermont
Description: eagle with shield, left talon holds arrows, right holds a branch
Type: N/A

F. 31 Company: Isaac Flagg
Location: Ereter Mills
Description: scene of a small town by the river with a wagon of the left. Drawing by M. Colbath, Delaware, H.E. Baldwin, Sc.
Type: N/A

F. 32 Company: Isaac Flagg
Location: Ereter Mills
Description: scene of a small town by the river with a wagon of the left. Drawing by M. Colbath, Delaware, H.E. Baldwin, Sc.
Type: N/A

F. 33 Company: J. Kendall & Sons
Location: Leominster, Massachusetts
Description: town scene with 2 buildings, woman on either side, to left-with wheat, to right-with ship
Type: (yellowish tint)

F. 34
Company: John Butler
Location: Hartford, Connecticut
Description: scene of a mill next to a waterfall
Type: N/A

F. 35 Company: John Foley
Location: Warner, New Hampshire
Description: natives waving hello to settlers in boat
Type: 1 ream, Pot. No. 1

F. 36 Company: Kendall & Carter
Location: Leominster, Massachusetts
Description: label, "American Manufacture"
Type: Foolscap

F. 37 Company: L.C. Langstroth
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Description: men working in mill with a woman at the bottom left, man at bottom right, and inscription.
Type: (bluish tint)

F. 38 Company: Lisbon Paper, Co.
Location: Lisbon, Maine
Description: label-"Rice, Kendall & Co., Agents. Warehouse No. 42, Water Street, Boston"
Type: 2 reams, fourdrinier

F. 39 Company: Luke Bemis
Location: Watertown
Description: native with arrow in left hand and bow in right
Type: N/A

F. 40 Company: Pace & Priest
Location: Salisbury Paper Mill, Herkimer, New York
Description: phoenix with sun behind, holding a shield and arrows
Type: 1 ream, No. superfine, hot pressed

F. 41 Company: Platner & Smith
Location: Lee, Massachusetts
Description: scene of the Paper Works
Type: blue ruled, packet post

F. 42 Company: Platner & Smith
Location: Lee, Massachusetts
Description: scene of the Paper Works
Type: extra superfine, white ruled, steel pen letter paper

F. 43 Company: Platner & Smith
Location: Lee, Massachusetts
Description: scene of the Paper Works
Type: printed in black ink

F. 44 Company: R. Park & Co.
Location: Taunton, Massachusetts
Description: scene of a woman seated by window writing
Type: vellum foolscap, No. 1, 1 ream

F. 45 Company: Russell Hubbard
Location: Norwich, Connecticut
Description: mill with waterfall on right, eagle on top
Type: N/A

F. 46 Company: S. A. Butler
Location: Suffield, Connecticut
Description: scene of the Eagle Mill
Type: 1 ream, vellum post

F. 47 Company: Shaw & Low
Location: Bradford, Vermont
Description: scene of the Union Mill
Type: superfine, vellum pot, 1 ream

F. 48 Company: Southworth Man'g Co.
Location: West Springfield, Massachusetts
Description: 1853, scene of Mittineaque Falls with train passing by
Type: half ream, superfine satin quarto post, blue faint lined

F. 49 Company: Southworth Man'g Co.
Location: West Springfield, Massachusetts
Description: 1853, scene of Mittineaque Falls with train passing by
Type: half ream, superfine satin quarto post, blue faint lined

F. 50 Company: Sturges, Phillips & Allen
Location: Lee, Massachusetts
Description: scene of New England Mill
Type: 1 ream, superfine blue laid Cap. Satin

F. 51 Company: W.W. & C, Laflin
Location: Lee, Massachusetts
Description: scene of Housatonic Mill
Type: 1 ream, superfine vellum post

F. 52 Company: Walter Tufts
Location: Alstead, New Hampshire
Description: scene of the Cheshire County Paper Manufactory
Type: 1 ream, vellum cap. No. 1

F. 53 Company: Wiswall, Flagg & Co.
Location: New Hampshire
Description: scene of ship with flag and sun in background
Type: Pot. No. 1, 1 ream, (brownish tint)

F. 54 Company: N/A
Location: Worcester, Massachusetts
Description: woman with children teaching saying, "Delightful task! To rear the tender thought!" town in background
Type: N/A

F. 55 Company: Cowan's Superfine Post
Location: Valleyfield Mills
Description: scene of mill buildings along river
Type: Faint lined, Sfine LA, Thin Yel, Wove Post

F. 56 Company: Tremont Paper Company
Location: N/A
Description: Company label
Type: N/A

F. 57 Photocopies of ream wrappers from the Huntington Library:
Forest Mill, Bill Blake, Westminster, VT
Kendall & Sons, Leominster, MA
DovetMill, Leominster, MA
Cheshire County Paper Manufactory (NH?)
Goodwin & Co., Hartford
Platner & Smith, Lee, MA
Russell Hubbard, Norwich, CT

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