• 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. (1880-07-26)
      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 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 plenty of timber which will stand culling. Postmarks Toronto, July 25, 1880 and St. Catharines, July 27, 1880 are on the accompanying envelope, July 24, 1880.
    • Letter to S.D. Woodruff from Mr. Day

      Day, F.B. (1878-04-30)
      Letter to S.D. Woodruff from Mr. Day who says that his son will examine the land tomorrow. Mr. Day has impressed upon his son the importance of a careful inspection, Apr. 30, 1878.
    • 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 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 Burton Bros. He says that he will be in St. Catharines and will call and see Mr. Woodruff, Feb. 19, 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 to Mr. Whistle. This is accompanied by an envelope, Aug. 2, 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.
    • 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 also says that he would not like to appear in court against Burton, but if Mr. Woodruff cannot prove his claim, then Mr. Thompson will appear, 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.
    • Letter to S.D. Woodruff from Thomas H. Johnson of the Department of Crown Lands

      Johnson, Thomas H. (1877-12-08)
      Letter to S.D. Woodruff from Thomas H. Johnson of the Department of Crown Lands replying to Mr. Woodruff’s inquiry about the boundaries of berth 192, Dec. 8, 1877.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Printed Blank by which John Brown Cullen solemnly declares that he is experienced in the art of measuring and culling timber

      1877-10-22
      Printed blank by which John Brown Cullen solemnly declares that he is experienced in the art of measuring and culling timber. He states that he is entering into the service of Burton and Bro. of Barrie He will make out the specification of the timber in berths 192 and 198 and submit his findings to Burton and Brother, Oct. 22, 1877.
    • Receipt (copy) for the amount received from Burton and Bro. for the sum of $944.00 paid in full

      Woodruff, S.D. (1878-05-24)
      Receipt (copy) for the amount received from Burton and Bro. for the sum of $944.00 paid in full for stumpage on berths 192 and 198. It is signed by S.D. Woodruff, May 24, 1878.
    • 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.
    • Telegraph to S.D. Woodruff from W.H. Johnson of Alpena, Michigan

      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.