- Title: Henry O'Neill Ledger, 1854-1860
- Creator: O'Neill, Henry
- Date: 1854-1860
- Collection Number: MSS 706 SC
- Size: 1 folder (2 items)
- Repository: University of New Mexico Center for Southwest Research
- Link: Click Here to View the Complete Record for this Item.
- Scope and Content: The collection contains a ledger, covering 1854-1860, and a separate statement for Andreas Tapia from Henry O'Neill's mercantile in Santa Fe, N.M. O'Neill sold a variety of goods such as tobacco, food, spices, liquor, furniture, tools, clothing, shoes, fabric and other assorted house hold items. His clients were military men, judges, doctors and other well-to-do citizens as well as other merchants and businesses of Santa Fe and other communities like Rio Arriba, Taos, Las Vegas and Mora. Some of his customers were General Garland, Colonel Cern St. Vrain, Becinte St. Vrain, Judge Joab Houghton, Judge Stoughton, Dr. Kavanaugh, Dr. DeLeon, James L. Collins also known as Squire Collins, the principle owner and editor of the Santa Fe Gazette,Sol Spiegelberg, Joseph Pley, Bishop Lamy, Hugh N. Smith, Jesus Abreau, Fransisco Ortiz y Delgado, Antonio Jose Rivera, Beck and Johnston and Connelly and Co. Two women listed as customers are Rita Laranaga and Pelegrina, "Tompkins woman."
- Access Terms:
- O'Neill, Henry, d. 1883
- St. Vrain, Cern, 1802-1870
- Lamy, John Baptist, 1814-1888
- Carson, Kit, 1809-1868
- Santa Fe (N.M.)--Business--History--19th century
- Santa Fe (N.M.)--Commerce--History
- Frontier and pioneer life--New Mexico--Santa Fe
- General stores--New Mexico--Santa Fe--History
- Merchants--New Mexico--Santa Fe--History
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