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Belt, Butler and Company bills of sale

 Collection — Folder: S1923
Identifier: S1923

Scope and Contents

This collection contains three bills of sale for furs purchased from George W. Turner by Belt, Butler and Company, exporters of raw furs and ginseng. The purchases were of pelts from skunks, raccoons, opossums, red foxes, minks, sheep, and other animals. The bills of sale are a record of prices at the turn of the last century.


  • 1887-1894

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

George W. Turner was a trapper working out of Cold Springs, Indiana, in the late 1880s and early 1890s.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from William Reeves on 1978/07/26.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 1998 Philip N. Williams. EAD finding aid created 2018/05/15 by Jennifer Carter.
Belt, Butler and Company bills of sale
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.