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New England Protective Union records, 1851-1867.
New England Protective Union. Division 271.
Library Call Number Copy Material Location
Vermont Historical Society Library  MSA 81  Manuscript  Vault-Manuscript 

Corporate Author : New England Protective Union. Division 271.
Title : New England Protective Union records, 1851-1867.
Physical Description : .5 feet.
Summary :

This collection consists of the business records of Division 271 of the New England Protective union in Georgia, Vermont. Included are the Division's invoices, bills, receipts, and statements, as well as those from their agents in Boston and New York. Most of the records concern business conducted with John G. Kaulback of Boston. Also in this collection are personal account of Enoch and John K. White for the support of Silvester and Sarah White.

Other Repositories : John G. Kaulback bills, 1851-1855; Also located at; Joseph Downs Collection of Manuscripts and Printed Ephemera, Winterthur Museum; Winterthur, DE 19735.
Biographical or historical data :

The New England Protective Union, established in 1849, was a cooperative movement which provided city markets for rural produce in exchange for goods to stock local stores. At. the height of the movement there were 200 Divisions (or Lodges) in Vermont. The movement gradually lost momentum during the 1850's and disappeared by the end of the Civil War.

Personal Subject : Kaulback, John G.
White, John K.
White, Enoch.
White, Silvester.
White, Sarah.
Subject Term : Cooperative marketing of farm produce.
Farm produce Marketing.
Geographic Term : Georgia (Vt. :Town) Commerce.
Boston (Mass.) Commerce.
Genre/Form : Accounts.
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