Adam Innes day bookCreation: 1861-1883
A tannery was erected in Granville Center, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, in 1857. The tannery was sold to Charles J. E. Martin (1817-1862) and was later operated by Adam Innes (1820-1886) from 1862 until his death in 1886. The daybook records the operation of the Granville Center tannery by Martin and Innes from 1861 to 1883.
- Creation: 1861-1883
- Innes, Adam, 1820-1886 (Person)
In 1857, Albert Nichols (dates unknown) erected a tannery in Granville Center, Bradford County, Pennsylvania. When he went bankrupt in 1861, the tannery was sold to Charles J. E. Martin (1817-1862), who operated it successfully until his death on November 14, 1862. The tannery was then purchased by Adam Innes (1820-1886), who had learned the tanner's trade as an apprentice in Linlithgow, Scotland. Innes operated the tannery until his death in 1886.
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The daybook records the operation of the Granville Center tannery by Charles J. E. Martin and Adam Innes from 1861 to 1883. It enumerates transactions with customers and suppliers, including the purchase of cow and pig hides and selling sole leather and shoe thread. The daybook also documents the purchase of meat, butter, candles, sugar, mutton, tea, coffee, and flour by the proprietors of the tannery.
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