Letter Book

Scope and Content

Copies of letters sent from McConnel & Co. to various individuals. The volume contains an index, which is given in an expanded form below.

  • Addison, Thomas (113)
  • Aders, Preyer & Co., of Whalley Range, Manchester, Lancs (472)
  • Allen, Solly & Co., of Nottingham (2, 65, 123, 131, 133-134, 389, 394, 613, 621, 673, 707, 813, 920)
  • Allen, Solly & Co., of London (74, 114, 248, 290, 321, 546, 555, 613, 730, 866, 886, 990)
  • Armstrong, D. (338, 369, 976, 992)
  • Armstrong, Major (350)
  • Ashworth, Edmund, & Sons, of Egerton Mills, Bolton, Lancs & London (217, 296, 308, 345, 361, 406, 463, 492, 520, 526, 537- 538, 542, 600, 607, 632, 664, 745, 802, 812, 819, 850, 865, 884, 905, 909, 924, 937, 974, 975, 979)
  • Atlas Assurance Office, of Manchester, Lancs (693)
  • Austin, Mr (678)
  • Barff, Arthur (333, 334)
  • Baring Brothers, of London (980)
  • Bazley, Henry, & Co., of Chapel Street Mill, Manchester, Lancs (776, 780, 786, 832)
  • Bateson & Hilton (535, 543, 544, 547)
  • Bell, J., & Co. (634, 817)
  • Bell, J. & J., Merchants, of Manchester, Lancs (694)
  • Berisford Engineering Co. Ltd (7, 28, 56-57, 266, 365, 407)
  • Birtles, Samuel, & Co., of Manchester, Lancs (297, 361)
  • Blacksage, Mr (530)
  • Board of Guardians, of Manchester, Lancs (213-214)
  • Boiler Association, of 41 Corporation Street, Manchester, Lancs (37, 38, 560)
  • Bower, William, & Son, of Liverpool, Lancs (26, 40, 45, 52, 74, 90, 95, 101, 106, 124, 172, 183, 228, 260, 267, 271, 279, 281, 381, 400, 410, 424, 426, 435, 443, 446, 456, 545, 553, 578- 579, 581, 589, 651, 701, 702, 714, 912, 914)
  • Brook, Jonas & Brothers, of Meltham Mills, Huddersfield, Yorks & 36 Fountain Street, Manchester, Lancs (85, 179, 184, 291, 339, 406, 434, 452, 540, 664, 699, 700, 727, 733, 746, 889, 975, 991, 992)
  • C Division Police Station, of Manchester, Lancs (221)
  • Carlisle Brothers & Co., Shipping & Commission Merchants, of Manchester, Lancs (27, 85, 171, 201, 239, 265, 294, 310, 331, 354, 389, 409, 446, 458, 470, 481, 489, 495, 521, 532, 547, 569, 592, 601, 616, 670, 801, 818, 845, 879, 930, 952, 966, 971)
  • Carlisle Nephews & Co., of Calcutta, India (22, 50, 88, 115, 116, 141, 185-186, 250, 251, 277-278, 301, 318, 343, 368, 383, 395, 417, 429, 445, 459, 473, 480, 571, 586, 599, 631, 656-657, 679, 715, 736, 753, 778, 792, 803, 820-823, 836, 844, 853, 878, 913, 930, 938-939, 965, 972)
  • Carlisle, R., & Co. (43, 76, 118, 156, 199, 229, 241, 246, 259, 268, 287, 295, 298, 303, 317, 353, 364, 380, 398, 529)
  • Carr & Nichols (791)
  • Carrie & Co. (109)
  • Carver & Co., of Manchester, Lancs (152, 170, 209, 210, 262, 342, 719, 804, 872)
  • Cheetham, Thomas, of Nottingham (584)
  • Christie, Hector, of Salford, Lancs (351, 695)
  • Christy, W.M., & Sons, of Droylsden, Manchester, Lancs (18, 90, 244, 279, 300, 516, 559, 608, 615)
  • Clare, Charles Leigh, & Co., of Manchester, Lancs (756, 762, 804)
  • Clay, Thomas, of Audenshaw, Lancs (288)
  • Crumpsall Workhouse, Governor of, Manchester, Lancs (223)
  • Cunliff & Leaf, solicitors, of Manchester, Lancs (249, 907, 908)
  • Darbyshire, McKinnell & Co., of Liverpool, Lancs (205, 210
  • Davison, E., of New York, U.S.A. (422-423)
  • Delvigne, H. (887, 896, 917, 955, 977, 982)
  • Dobson & Barlow, of Manchester, Lancs (14, 39, 54, 132, 149, 157, 169, 204, 263, 316, 373, 712-713, 724, 747, 770, 793, 799, 826, 854, 862, 883, 885, 949, 967)
  • Douglas, C.C. (44)
  • Eadson, Mr, of the Rochdale Canal Company, Lancs (377, 379, 437, 470)
  • Eckersley, Peter, & Son, Stockbroker, of Prestwich, Lancs (54)
  • Fairbairn Engineering Co., of Manchester, Lancs (474, 562, 565, 591, 760, 811, 855)
  • Fairbairn, William, of Manchester, Lancs (107-108, 573)
  • Fleming, Watson & Nairn (564)
  • Fox, Turner & Lemppert (66)
  • Gadsby, Mr, of Manchester, Lancs (212)
  • Gellatly, Hankey, Sewell & Co. (20, 35, 62, 68, 75, 100, 255)
  • Goodfellow, B., executors of, of Manchester, Lancs (17, 166, 226, 232, 233, 234, 244, 293, 315, 325, 354, 454, 515, 641)
  • Gourdin, Mathiessen & Co. (23-24, 104, 197, 323-324, 401-402, 475, 552, 568, 594-595, 598, 623, 628, 629, 643, 644, 646, 647, 652, 653, 671, 672, 676, 677, 686, 687, 704, 705, 725, 726, 744, 774, 775, 830, 835, 877, 898, 899, 922, 923, 953, 988)
  • Gourdin, R.N. (612, 688-689, 696, 698, 735)
  • Green, E., & Son, engineers, of Manchester, Lancs (490)
  • Greenhalgh & Sons (117, 160, 218, 243, 280, 339, 789)
  • Harlenstein, Oscar (964)
  • Haselden, J. (86, 87, 587)
  • Heron, Joseph, Town, Clerk, of Manchester, Lancs (96, 496)
  • Hetherington, J., & Sons, engineers, of Manchester, Lancs (16, 49, 291)
  • Heyn, D.J., shipping merchant, of Manchester, Lancs (485)
  • Holmes, John (433, 978)
  • Horsley, McLaren & Co., of London, Liverpool & Manchester, Lancs (66, 73, 112, 143, 148, 160, 214, 228, 261, 266, 342, 447)
  • Howarth & Cryer, of Bolton, Lancs (30)
  • Hudson, Fred, yarn agent, of Withington, Manchester, Lancs (464)
  • Hulton & Co. (889)
  • Hunter, John Junior, & Co., of Belfast, Ireland (3, 30, 44, 55, 77, 78, 92, 93, 110, 121, 130, 163, 182, 192, 195, 211, 215, 224, 226, 251, 256, 258, 270, 285, 304, 307, 312, 316, 322, 325, 332, 337, 349, 366, 387, 393, 400, 428, 440, 457, 461, 464, 484, 494, 500, 541, 548, 555, 557, 576, 588, 591, 606, 626, 636, 642, 645, 662, 668, 685, 706, 709, 711, 723, 728, 735, 747, 773, 779, 781, 784, 787, 797, 813, 814, 837, 838, 846, 849, 880, 892, 901, 903, 912, 928, 933, 940, 944, 947, 956, 959, 963, 967, 981, 985, 995)
  • Leabeau & Co., of Boulogne, France (225, 328, 867, 873, 895)
  • Lee, W. & R.K. (21, 32, 41, 216, 272, 288, 292, 347, 351, 352)
  • Lees & Wrigley (14)
  • Leese & Beard (399, 441, 557)
  • Liverpool & London & Globe Insurance Co., of Manchester, Lancs (691, 717, 863)
  • Lockwood, William (738)
  • Lovegrove, Mr (752, 790, 819, 829, 831, 858, 876, 888, 934, 942, 945, 951, 990)
  • Lumb, Wanklyn & Co. (322, 330, 499, 500, 501, 504, 512, 514, 518, 875, 890, 904, 946, 954, 960, 961)
  • McIlquham, John, of Manchester, Lancs (257, 309, 669, 833)
  • Malcomson Brothers (313)
  • Mallett, Albert, of Boulogne, France (247)
  • Manchester Corporation, of Manchester, Lancs (476)
  • Manchester Insurance Co., of Manchester, Lancs (692)
  • Massard & Gascin (231, 243, 248, 253, 344, 357, 390, 419, 681)
  • Milburn & Son, of Manchester, Lancs (432, 451, 919, 925-926)
  • Miller, J.C. (506, 507, 511, 522)
  • Monteith, Henry, & Co., of Manchester, Lancs (575)
  • Morley, J. & R. (10, 154, 160, 181, 218, 283, 319, 338, 372, 407, 434, 463, 607, 638, 640, 649, 707, 745-746, 785, 812, 833, 856, 861, 870, 874, 882, 915, 916, 927, 931, 934, 962, 970, 976, 983, 984, 986, 989, 993)
  • Murray, J.B. (1, 8, 10, 12, 16, 19, 29, 42, 46, 53, 61, 63, 69, 79, 80, 83, 84, 89, 98, 102, 103, 111, 119, 120, 123, 126- 127, 129, 135-137, 139-140, 145, 146, 147, 151, 152, 154, 155, 162, 163, 165, 167, 176, 178, 180, 189, 190, 193, 196, 207, 219- 220, 238, 239, 240, 254, 257, 260, 264, 269, 271, 273, 274, 275, 276, 284, 285, 289, 293, 299, 300, 302, 305, 307, 311, 312, 320, 321, 327, 331, 333, 335, 336, 340, 341, 346-347, 348, 356, 358, 362, 363, 366, 370, 374, 375, 376, 382, 384, 386, 392, 397, 404- 405, 408, 415, 416, 418, 421, 425, 427, 428, 430, 431, 436, 438, 439, 444, 448, 450, 455, 460, 465, 477, 478, 479, 482, 486, 488, 491, 494, 498, 502, 523, 527, 531, 533, 536, 541, 549, 550, 554, 567-569, 570, 574, 577, 580, 582, 583, 588, 590, 593, 596, 597, 606, 612, 624, 627, 635, 660, 663, 666, 675, 685, 698, 706, 709, 713, 721-722, 727, 728, 731, 737, 742-743, 749, 751, 760, 767, 772-773, 782, 783, 795, 796, 798, 800, 809, 810, 815, 827, 839, 841, 851, 857, 860, 861, 875, 880, 888, 892, 893, 897, 900, 902, 910, 911, 929, 932, 935, 941, 943, 944, 950-951, 956, 957, 958, 968-969, 973, 975, 978)
  • Nathan's Sons, N.P., merchants, of Manchester, Lancs (216, 516)
  • Oakey, Daniel, & Co., of New York, U.S.A. (483, 484, 497, 508, 661, 732, 928)
  • Oliver, George W., of Liverpool, Lancs (852)
  • Parr, Curtis & Madeley (235, 236, 403, 442, 453, 462, 517, 668, 759)
  • Perkins, Bacon & Co., of London (493)
  • Phoenix Fire Office, of Manchester, Lancs (690, 718)
  • Platt Brothers, of Oldham, Lancs (662)
  • Pollit, J. (558)
  • Postmaster (420, 761)
  • Richards, S. (51, 73)
  • Rochdale Canal Company, Lancs (377)
  • Rogers & Calder (659)
  • Roy, Gustave, & Co., commission merchants, of Manchester, Lancs (178)
  • Royal Exchange, of Manchester, Lancs (692)
  • Schneider & Co., of Manchester, Lancs (113, 413, 449, 619)
  • Schunck, Souchay & Co., of Chorlton Abbey, Greenheys, Manchester, Lancs (138, 144, 145, 396, 411, 505, 534, 737, 763, 769, 786, 805, 806, 828, 839, 894)
  • Sellars, J., & Co. (755)
  • Sowter & Gatenby, yarn agents, of Manchester, Lancs (15, 230, 252, 489, 566, 605, 633)
  • Steam Boiler Association (238, 292)
  • Stoehr, E.M., & Co., merchants, of Manchester, Lancs (433)
  • Stott, A., & Co. (3, 11, 13, 31, 32, 34, 71, 72, 91, 150, 158, 159, 168, 181, 187-188, 191, 202, 203, 245, 303, 376, 388, 432, 440, 468, 487, 509, 510, 513, 609, 610, 748, 825, 940)
  • Straus, H.S. & Brothers, of Manchester, Lancs (276, 326, 371, 414, 420, 528)
  • Sun Assurance Co., of Manchester, Lancs (693, 716)
  • Thackeray, J.L., of Manchester, Lancs (29, 36)
  • Thatcher, Robert, cotton-spinner, of Manchester, Lancs (249, 253)
  • Thoral & Signoux (18, 164, 194, 206, 227, 230, 242, 252, 314, 329, 359, 360, 369, 391, 680, 764, 843, 847, 848, 859, 868, 871, 896, 918)
  • Thurburn & Co., of London (665, 669)
  • Townsend & Sons (217)
  • Trueman, Thomas R., cotton-broker, of Manchester, Lancs (5, 6, 9, 659, 703, 739, 750, 757, 766, 906)
  • Tutbury Mill Co. (617, 622, 682)
  • Vaillant, V.A. (954)
  • Valensen, Thurburn & Co., of Alexandria, Egypt (467, 519, 572, 585, 602, 604, 625, 658, 674, 683, 734, 777, 794, 824)
  • Varey, J.B., of Leeds, Yorks (849, 864)
  • Voss & Delius, merchants, of Manchester, Lancs (466, 788)
  • Walton, James, & Sons (469, 834)
  • Ward & Cope (989, 994)
  • Weild, W., of Manchester, Lancs (503)
  • Whittaker Brothers (558, 648)
  • Whittaker & Son (168, 198, 234, 237, 891)
  • Wolff, Hasche & Co., merchants, of Manchester, Lancs (26, 304, 355, 466, 505, 620, 637, 667, 684, 765, 816, 996)
  • Wood, William (204)
  • Worthington, Hugo (8, 9, 25, 33, 47, 67, 70, 82, 94, 9, 125, 141, 146, 177, 410, 451, 458, 630, 645, 650, 651, 654, 719, 720, 731, 738, 754, 758, 771)
  • Wright, William, & Son (58, 59, 60, 128, 142, 153, 222)
  • Zill & Schwabe, commission merchants, of Manchester, Lancs (192, 256, 385, 385, 394, 412, 504, 605, 618, 637, 710, 741, 768, 807, 808, 842)