Ledger, 1854-1860.


O'Neill, Henry, d. 1883. Ledger, 1854-1860.

Ledger, 1854-1860.

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 household 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 Cerán 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 & Johnston and Connelly and Co. Two women listed as customers are Rita Laranaga and Pelegrina, "Tompkins woman." Besides selling merchandise O'Neill lent money to individuals or paid their outstanding accounts with others. Occasionally customer accounts were paid for them by other people. An example are payments made March 16, 1858 by Kit Carson and another April 17 by Hugh H. Smith on Alexander Hicklin's account. At the beginning of the ledger is an alphabetical listing of customer names with corresponding page numbers. The individual entries are listed by month, day and year. Given are items purchased, how many, the cost and what the customer paid. All entries dated 1860 are for payments only.

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St. Vrain, Ceran, 1802-1870

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O'Neill, Henry, d. 1883.

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Henry O'Neill was a merchant who conducted trade on the Santa Fe Trail. A native of Ireland, he immigrated with his parents to Kentucky. The family then moved to Missouri. O'Neill accompanied an uncle to California for a year and then returned to Missouri. In 1844 he came to Santa Fe to work with his uncle, John Scolly (spelled variously in the records; Scoly, Scolley, Scholly, Juan Escole and Juan Escólle), who was a merchant and owned the Grand Central Hotel. O'Neill inherited Scolly's estate...

Lamy, John Baptist, 1814-1888

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Carson, Kit, 1809-1868

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