• Indenture of memorandum of an agreement between S.D. Woodruff and James L. Burton and M. Burton

      1877-07-11
      Indenture of memorandum of an agreement between S.D. Woodruff of St. Catharines and James L. Burton and M. Burton, both of Barrie, trading under the name of Burton and Bro. that Burton and Bro. would buy all the pine timber located in berths 192 and 198. Burton and Bro. agrees to have all timber cut. The agreement is signed by S.D. Woodruff and Burton and Bro. This document is badly burned along the left hand side. This does not affect the text, July 11, 1877.
    • 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 anything about the streams, Feb. 21, 1881.
    • Letter to S.D. Woodruff from J.J.B. at the National Hotel in East Saginaw, Michigan

      J.J.B. (1880-01-20)
      Letter to S.D. Woodruff from J.J.B. at the National Hotel in East Saginaw, Michigan. The writer informs Mr. Woodruff that there is about 26,000 of first class board pine which was cut. Mr. Woodruff did not give a receipt to Barton and Bro., Jan. 20, 1880.
    • 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 map. He says the Mr. Woodruff can correspond with him, but to please keep this a secret, Jan. 23, 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 by Mr. Day’s son and that proposition was agreeable to Mr. Woodruff. He says that he will (with Burton and Bro.’s consent) appoint someone who is unknown to both Mr. Woodruff and Burton and Bro. This is a 1 page handwritten letter written on a letter which was previously sent by S.D. Woodruff on May 8. This is accompanied by an envelope, July 26, 1880.
    • 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 and terms of payment for berth 192. He says that they own lands on that river, but are desirous of owning more, Feb. 5, 1881.