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Clark & Hyde Mercantile Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B-0097
This collection contains three items. Two day log books for the store, which detail transactions from October 1872 to January 1874. The third item is a note book with notes on a few legal cases dating from 1871.

Dates

  • 1871-1874

Extent

3.00 Volumes

Biographical or Historical Information

Clark and Hyde Mercantile, 1872-1874 Clark and Hyde Mercantile was a general store operated by William Clark and William F. Hyde. They opened the business on October 24th, 1872 in Nacogdoches County, Texas, and agreed to share equal custody and rights to business. The business operated like a general store, selling coffee, tools, and many other items to the citizens of East Texas. The store remained open until January 6th, 1874 when they went out of business. The two men also had a law practice in addition to the mercantile store. Sources: Daybook 1, Page 1, Clark & Hyde Mercantile Collection (B-97), East Texas Research Center, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas. Daybook 2 Page 226, Clark & Hyde Mercantile Collection (B-97), East Texas Research Center, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas. Ulman, H. Charles. 1875. Trow’s Legal Directory and Lawyer’s Record of the United States. New York: John F. Trow, p.601. Republished by GoogleBooks. Online at
Title
Guide to the Clark & Hyde Mercantile Collection
Author
Kyle Ainsworth and Samuel J. Tadlock

Repository Details

Part of the East Texas Research Center Repository

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