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Title Letters, 2; catalog: The Chapman-O'Neill Manufacturing Co., 510 East 19th St., N.Y. to Mayor & City Council, Hoboken, June 1887; proposal to sell a street sweeper to City.
Object Name Correspondence
Catalog Number 2012.004.0037
Collection Hoboken Government & Politics Collection
Credit Museum Collections.
Scope & Content Letters, two, and brochure (catalog) from The Chapman-O'Neill Manufacturing Co., 510 East 19th St., New York to Mayor & City Council, Hoboken, June 1887 with proposal to sell a street sweeper to City.

City of Hoboken documents with City Clerk file notations.

Letter 1: Chapman-O'Neill Manufacturing Co., 510 East 19th St., New York, printed lined letterhead, June 15, 1887 with short holographic letter signed by William Chapman, President, proposing to furnish a 1 horse sweeping machine with 1 extra broom for three hundred and twenty dollar.s

Letter 2: Single folio line paper with two page letter, June 29, 1887; holographic ink; more detailed description of the proposed sweeping machine. This letter is headed with a different address from letter 1: 108 West 17th St., Cor. 9th Ave., New York. It is signed not by an individual but as "The Chas. Z. O'Neill Co."

Printed brochure (catalog): The Chapman-O'Neill Manufacturing Co., Office and Factory 510 East 19th St., New York. O'Neill's Standard, No. 2.

Single folio printed in black, 8-1/2" x 11", [4] pp.; two engravings of the street sweeper and one of the numbered replacement parts. Priced for sweeping machines; parts not priced.

Notes Archives 2012.004.0036

Offices of
The Wall Street Journal,
(John Hillyer. Publisher.)
14 South William Street,
New York, May 26, 1870.

Robert A. Reed, Esq. Registrar, Hoboken, N.J.

Dear Sir,

I herewith send you a copy of this Journal which circulated among the best purchasers of Bonds thereby presenting a most favorable medium for advertising the annexed.

Your instructions would have our best attention.

Yours respectfully,

John Hillyer


text of published notice:

Hoboken City Water Bonds

Proposals will be received until three o'clock, P.M., on Friday, June 3d, 1870, at the office of the Water Commissioners, No. 97 Washington street, Hoboken for the purchase of from Ten to Fifteen Thousand Dollars of Hoboken City Water Scrip Bonds, of Five Hundred Dollars each.

Said Bonds are made payable at from ten to twenty years from date, bearing interest at the rate of seven per cent.[centum] per annum, payable July and January of each year.

Proposals will be received for the whole or any part of the above-named sum, and the Commissioners reserve the right to reject all bids not deemed by them to the interest of the city.

Any information in relation to the above Bonds can be obtained by applying in person or by mail to above address.
Robt. A. Reed, Registrar.
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People O'Neill, Charles Z.
Chapman, William
Date 1887
Year Range from 1887.0
Year Range to 1887.0
Search Terms City Council, Hoboken
Chapman-O'Neill Manufacturing Co.
Caption letter 1, June 15, 1887 proposal, on letterhead
Imagefile 171\20120040037-8.TIF
Classification Government & Politics
Business & Commerce
Carriages & Animal Powered Vehicles