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  • Telegraph to S.D. Woodruff from W. Johnson of Alpena, Michigan 

    Johnson, W. (1881-05-27)
    Telegraph to S.D. Woodruff from W. Johnson of Alpena, Michigan stating that he has sent a New York draft for $2,500.00, May 27, 1881.
  • Certificate from the Accounts Branch of Crown Lands, Ontario 

    Johnson, Thomas H. (1881-05-23)
    Certificate from the Accounts Branch of Crown Lands, Ontario in receipt of $72 for renewal of license made out to S.D. Woodruff and signed by Thomas H. Johnson, Assistant Commissioner, May 23, 1881.
  • Letter to S.D. Woodruff from W.H. Johnson 

    Johnson, W.H. (1881-02-24)
    Letter to S.D. Woodruff from W.H. Johnson of Alpena, Michigan saying that he would like to examine berth 192 in the spring, with a view to buying it, Feb. 24, 1881.
  • Letter to S.D. Woodruff from F.W. Gilchrist 

    Gilchrist, F.W. (1881-02-21)
    Letter to S.D. Woodruff from F.W. Gilchrist in which he says that he would like to look over the property in the spring. If the timber proves satisfactory he will take it and pay cash for it. He asks if Mr. Woodruff knows ...
  • Letter to F.W. Gilchrist of Alpena, Michigan from S.D. Woodruff 

    Woodruff, S.D. (1881-02-11)
    Letter to F.W. Gilchrist of Alpena, Michigan from S.D. Woodruff (1 page, double sided) in which he says he will sell berth 192 in south Lake Huron for $2,500. He would expect ½ in cash and the balance in 1 year with ...
  • Letter to S.D. Woodruff from the Office of F. W. Gilchrist 

    Gilchrist, F.W. (1881-02-05)
    Letter to S.D. Woodruff from the Office of F. W. Gilchrist, Manufacturer of and Dealer in Norway and White Pine Lumber Timber Lath and Shingles, Alpena, Michigan. F. W. Gilchrist would like to be informed of the offer ...
  • Letter to S.D. Woodruff from Mr. Johnson 

    Mr. Johnson (1880-09-29)
    Letter to S.D. Woodruff from Mr. Johnson at the Office of Alpena County Treasurer, Michigan. He asks about the price of berth 192, Sept. 29, 1880.
  • Letter to John F. Day from S.D. Woodruff 

    Woodruff, S.D. (1880-08-23)
    Letter to John F. Day from S.D. Woodruff in which he states that he would not think of having Burton perform a service for him again, Aug. 23, 1880.
  • Letter to S.D. Woodruff from R. J. Thompson 

    Thompson, R.J. (1880-08-02)
    Letter to S.D. Woodruff from R. J. Thompson saying that he spoke to Whistle and he merely said that you wanted a man to look over your land and see if there is any pine left. There was nothing said to connect Mr. Thompson ...
  • Postcard to S.D. Woodruff from R.J. Thompson 

    Thompson, R.J. (1880-07-30)
    Postcard to S.D. Woodruff from R.J. Thompson stating that he will be in Burlington and wants to know if he can be of any service, July 30, 1880.
  • Letter to S.D. Woodruff from John F. Day 

    Day, John F. (1880-07-26)
    Letter to S.D. Woodruff from John F. Day stating that it is impossible for him to go into the woods regarding the pine in dispute. He says that Mr. Woodruff appears to ignore (or forget) that the inspection could be made ...
  • Letter to S.D. Woodruff from R.J.T. [R.J. Thompson] 

    Thompson, R.J. (1880-07-26)
    Letter (1 ½ pages, handwritten) to S.D. Woodruff from R.J.T. [R.J. Thompson]. Mr. Thompson says that his wife doesn’t want him to have anything to do with this job. He says he will send 2 men and pay their expenses. He ...
  • Letter to S.D. Woodruff from John Whistle 

    Whistle, John (1880-07-24)
    Letter (1 double sided, handwritten) to S.D. Woodruff from John Whistle saying that he has heard that Mr. Woodruff offered $2,500.00 to anyone who would cut the timber for him. He claims that he knows where there is ...
  • Letter to S.D. Woodruff from John F. Day 

    Day, John F. (1880-07-20)
    Letter to S.D. Woodruff from John F. Day saying that his son will be done his work in the first week of September if he can be of any service to you in further examination of your limits, July 20, 1880.
  • Letter to S.D. Woodruff from John F. Day 

    Day, John F. (1880-07-15)
    Letter to S.D. Woodruff from John F. Day stating that his son will not be home until Saturday evening but he will lay his favour before him and reply by the first mail. This is accompanied by an envelope postmarked Bruce ...
  • Letter to John F. Day from [S.D. Woodruff] 

    Unknown author (1880-07-09)
    Letter (1 ½ handwritten pages) to John F. Day from [S.D. Woodruff] in regard to Mr. Woodruff’s sale of timber in berths 192 and 198. He asks Mr. Day to see if the wood is still uncut, July 9, 1880.
  • Letter to S.D. Woodruff from R.J. Thompson 

    Thompson, R.J. (1880-05-05)
    Letter to S.D. Woodruff from R.J. Thompson saying that he cannot be in St. Catharines because McArthur Bros. is building a saw mill. A. Denver is the only man that he could recommend for the job, May 5, 1880.
  • Telegraph to S.D. Woodruff from W.H. Johnson of Alpena, Michigan 

    Unknown author (1880-03-05)
    Telegraph to S.D. Woodruff from W.H. Johnson of Alpena, Michigan. He says “If I can have the refusal at the twenty five hundred until I can look, you can draw for the seventy two dollars”. The telegraph is torn, Mar. 5, 1880.
  • Letter to S.D. Woodruff from R. J. Thompson 

    Thompson, R.J. (1880-02-19)
    Letter (1 double sided page and a half, handwritten) to S.D. Woodruff from R. J. Thompson who claims that he was not paid what he was owed by Burton. He is now foreman for McArthur Bros. and used to be the foreman for ...
  • Letter to S.D. Woodruff from J.J.B. in Saginaw, Michigan. 

    J.J.B. (1880-01-23)
    Letter (1 handwritten, double sided page) to S.D. Woodruff from J.J.B. in Saginaw, Michigan. J.J.B. says that he doesn’t want any money for his information. He explains where the pine is, and encloses a crudely drawn ...

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