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New England Protective Union records, 1851-1869.
New England Protective Union. Division 263.
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Vermont Historical Society Library  MSA 99:1  Manuscript  Vault-Manuscript 


Corporate Author : New England Protective Union. Division 263.
Title : New England Protective Union records, 1851-1869.
Physical Description : 1 folder.
Summary :

This collection consists of the business records of Division 263 of the New England Protective Union in Georgia, Vermont, including minutes of meetings and accounts. The recording secretary was Levi B. Shepard.

Reproduction Note : Photocopy.
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 1850s and disappeared by the end of the Civil War.

Related Collections : The Vermont Historical Society holds other records of the New England Protective Union which may be found in MSA 54:3 and MSA 81.
Subject Term : Cooperative marketing of farm produce.
Farm produce Marketing.
Geographic Term : Georgia (Vt. : Town) Commerce.
Genre/Form : Minutes.
Accounts.
Added Author : Shepard, Levi B.