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money orders

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Credit instruments ordering the payment of a specified amount of money, usually issued and payable at a bank or post office.

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Post Office Register of Money Orders, 1893-1898

 Item — Box 42: [Barcode: 31141019170609], Object: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Edward K. Warren was born in Vermont in 1847 and moved to Three Oaks in Berrien County, Michigan in 1858 with his parents. In 1883, Edward established the Warren Featherbone Company after recognizing a market for improved corset materials. After securing a patent, Edward began producing "featherbone," an alternative to pricey and frail whalebone. Featherbone was made from pointer feathers discarded by regional feather duster factories. Warren opened his first featherbone factory in Three...
Dates: 1893-1898