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Acme Granite Company records, 1895-1909
Acme Granite Company (Barre, Vt.)
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Vermont Historical Society Library  MSA 209 (cont'd in MSA 210-211, Size C)  Manuscript  Vault-Manuscript 


Corporate Author : Acme Granite Company (Barre, Vt.)
Title : Acme Granite Company records, 1895-1909 (bulk: 1904-1909).
Physical Description : 1.25 linear ft.
Summary :

This collection consists of the business records of the Acme Granite Company of Barre, Vermont, dating from 1896 to 1909; the bulk of the records are from the period 1900 to 1904. The records consist of business and personal letters, checks, invoices, several small notebooks, and bank books. In addition, there is a letter book, an accounting book and mixed business and household receipts.

Biographical or historical data :

The Acme Granite Company was incorporated on August 4, 1894. E.E.Arey, C.N. Scott, W.A. Scott, C.W. Scott, and H.W. Scott were partners. John Brechin later invested money in the company. The six acre quarry, formerly the Preston & Whitcomb quarry, was located on the Lewis Keith farm on Millstone Hill. The specialty of the quarry was dark gray granite or Dark Barre Granite. Charles N. Scott (b. 1874) was president and general manager, while H.W. Scott (b. 1870) was its treasurer and legal advisor. James Brechin (b. 1865), born in Aberdeen, Scotland, was the estimator, and supervised cutting and shipping. The company seems to have dissolved in 1910, as there are no more entries for it in the Barre City Directory.

Corporate Subject : Acme Granite Company Barre, Vt.
Subject Term : Granite industry and trade Vermont Barre.
Geographic Term : Barre (Vt.) Industries.
Genre/Form : Business records.
Correspondence.
Checks.
Invoices.
Letter books.
Account books.
Notebooks.
Added Author : Scott, Charles N., . 1874.
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