Item #008336 Business Correspondence to C. Schrack & Co. 1863-1877. C. Schrack, Co.

Business Correspondence to C. Schrack & Co. 1863-1877

1863. 31 pieces of business correspondence written to America’s oldest varnish manufacturer, C. Schrack & Co., established in Philadelphia in 1816 by Christian Schrack. Over time, the company's product line expanded from varnishes to include paint, pigment, oil, lacquer, turpentine, whiting, and other related products. After Schrack's death in 1854, the company was run by his former apprentice, Joseph Stulb. During the Civil War, they added window glass, palette knives, and imported goods from Europe to their line. Written from 1863 to 1877, these letters are from Henry T. Ingalls, N.Y.; S.H. & A. Burrows, Pictured Rocks; Warrick & Stanger, Glassboro; Edward Haslam, N.Y.; Jacob S. Hershey, Manheim, Pa.; J. M. Cox & Brother, Middleton; Crow & Parsons, Wilmington; J. C. Seydell & Co., Milton; J. H. Waters, Staunton, Va.; Henry Bergey, Perkiomen; Edward Hill, N.Y.; James Hildreth, Wilmington; B. M. Fordan, N.Y.; and C. P. Staab & Co., N.Y., among others. In Very Good+ Condition: a few small closed tears from edges; occasion light soiling. Very Good +. Item #008336

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