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ANNUAL REPORTS



OFFICERSIOFtSTATO,



STATE OF INDIAHA,



AND OP THE



TRUSTEES AND SUPERINTENDENTS OF THE SEVERAL BENEVOLENT, RE-
FORMATORY AND EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS, AS REQUIRED
BY LAW, TO BE MADE TO THE LEGISLATURE,



YEAR ENDING OCTOBER 31, 1883.



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BTATE. LIBRARY.^

i INDIANAPOLIS. IinIDIAKA.J

" iNDIANAP'oLIs r '

WILLIAM B. BUEFORD, CONTRACTOR FOE STATE PRINTING.



1884.



PREFACE.



THE STATE OF INDIANA

Office of Secretary of State



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Indianapolis, July, 1884. j



In accordance with the requirements of an act, approved February 3, 1853, (1st
G, & H., p. 358), the several administrative officers of the State, and the Trustees
and Superintendents of the Benevolent, Eeforraatory and Educational Institutions
thereof, have submitted to the Governor, and filed in the Executive Department,
the reports required of them for the fiscal year ending October 31, 1883, and the
calendar year ending December 31, 1883, respectively, which have been entered of
record in the order of their reception, and delivered to the Secretary of State for
publication, under the order of the Board of Commissioners of Public Printing
and Binding.

Sixteen hundred copies of reports are now bound, in one volume, and issued to
the officers and jjersons designated by law to receive them. The usual number of
copies of each report have also been bound in pamphlet form, and deUvered to the
responsible officer or Superintendent of each institution, for distribution in such
manner as they may deem for the best interests of the State.

J. B. MAYNAED,

Clerk Bureau Public Printing.



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1. Report of Secretary of State.

2. Report of Auditor of State.

3. Report of Treasurer of State.

4. Report of Superintendent of Public Instruction.

5. Report of Indiana University.

6. Report of Ftrrdue University.

7. Report of State* j^ormal School.

8. Report of Hospital for the Insane.

9. Report of Institution for the Deaf and Dumb.

10. Report of Institution for the Education of the Blind.

11. Report of Asylum for Feeble-Minded Children.

12. Report of State Mine Inspector.

13. Report of Indiana Reformatory for Women and Girls.

14. Report of Indiana House of Refuge.

15. Report of Southern Prison.

16. Report of j^orthern Prison.



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REPORT



SECRETARY OF STATE.



STATE OF INDIANA,



FISCAL YEAR ENDING OCTOBER 31, 1883.



TO THE GOVERNOB.



INDIANAPOLIS;

WSI. B. BUKKORD, CONTRACTOE FOR STATK PRINTING AND BIN' DINU
1883.



STATE OF INDIANA, \

ExKCUTivE Department. J

Submitted to tlie Governor November 3d, 1883, examined by him and returned
to the Secrttary of State to be filed in l»is office and prinkd subject to the order of
the Board of Public Printing.

FKAKK H. BLACKLEDGE,

Private Secretary.



Filed in the office of the Secretary of State, Noveml)er 3d, 1883.

W. K. MYERS,

Secretary of Stale.



IINMANAPOLIS, Je^DJ^H f
REPORT OF SECRETARY.



State of Indiana, )

Office of the Se<;retaey of State. /

Hon. Albert G. Porter,

Governor of Buliava:

Sir — I have the lionor to submit herewith a report of tlie
business of this office, as appears from the records thereof, for
the fiscal year ending October 81, i883.

In addition to tiie tables showing in detail the business trans-
acted, I submit the following summary:

There have been issued from the Executive Department com-
missions —

To State, judicial and county officers 719

To Justices of the Peace 140

To I^otaries Public 1040

To Commissioners of Deeds 32

Also —

Proclamations 2

Pardons 26

Remissions 20

Commutations ^

Swamp land patents 5

University land patents H

Seminary land patents 1

Requisitions 50

Extradition warrants 47

There have been tiled in this office during the fiscal year, ar-
ticles of incorporation and consolidation of railroads, 30; and
of manufacturing, mining, banking, insurance, building and
loan companies, 2(31.



PUBLIC PRINTING.

In accordance with Sec. 3 of the act of March 13, 1875, the
Board of Public Printing and Stationer}- on the 7th day of Jul}',
11S83, appointed Jacob 13. Maynard, Clerk in charge of the Bu-
reau of Public Printing and Clerk of the Board, which position
he accepted and now holds.

I herewith beg to submit as pertinent to this report, a copious
extract from the last report of my distinguished and able prede-
cessor, Hon, Emanuel K. Hawn, in wliicli he siiys:

"The total cost of stationery and printing for the eleven
years previous to the establishment of this Bureau (i. e., tlie
Bureau of Public Printing and Stationery), was live hundi-ed
and ninety thousand, six hundred and twcntj'-tive dollars and
twenty-iive cents, being an avcrMge cost per year of lifty-tliree
tljousand, four hundred and twenty dollars and eighty-eight
cents.

"During the seven years and four months that the Bureau
has been in existence, the wiiole amount paid for public print-
ing, binding and stationery, is $151,305.61.

"ISTotwithstanding the increased business of the various de-
partments and institutions of the State, and the consequent
increased expenditure necessary for stationery, printing and
binding, it will be seen by the ai)ove statement that the whole
cost per year has only been $20,632.58, a net saving under the
management of the Bureau of $3i',788.30 for each year, and for
the seven years and four months, a. total saving of $240,447.53.

"In this connection I beg leave to state that during the last
three years, the demands on this Bureau have greatly increased
the amount of its ex[)enditure for printing, stationer}' and bind-
ing, and that during that period there has been no material
increase in the appropriation miide by the General Assembly.
The result is that there has been a delieieney eaeli year, which
it has been necessary to pay out of the a[)i)roi)riation made for
the year following. The total amount of this deheiency is now
estimated at $14,000, and it would seem to be necessary for the
next General Assembly to provide for this, and to make future
appropiiations for this Bureau sufUcient to enable it to meet
the demands njade upon it by the various othces and institu-
tions of the State. Tiie following reasons are deemed suthcient



to account tor the deliciency above referred to, and will also
explain why the appropriations heretofore made for this Bureau
liave been insutHcient.

'•'•First. The deliveries under the present contract made with
W. B.-Burford, commenced Jul^y 1, 1881, and althong-h of the
four bids offered, his was the lowest and best, the prices under
his contract are at least twenty per cent, higher than the prices
paid under the previous contract.

'•'•Second. The creation of a separate Bureau of Statistics, as
well as the establishment of a Board of Health, have all neces-
sitated additional expenditures for stationery, printing and
binding, while the cost of the Geological Bureau lias not been
diminished hy its separation from the Statistical Bureau, for
the reason that the same amount of space formerly occupied by
statistics in the Geolog'ical Re[»ort is now devoted to geology.

" 'riiird. The appointment of Supreme Court Commissioners,
and the duties discharged by them, has increased the amount
of stationery, printing and binding, used by the Clerk of the
Supreme Court in the transaction of the business of his office.

"The amount a}>propriated by the hist General Assembly for
the distribution of laws and public documents for the fiscal year
ending October 31, 1882, was $-iOU, being $600 less than previous
a[)propriations for that pur[)Ose. I respectfully suggest that the
next General Assembly be requested to make such an appro-
priation for this purpose as will enable the Secretary of State
to perlorm the requirements of the law in this matter, without
being compelled to anticipate the appropriation of the succeed-
ing year."

I most respectfully emphasize the fact that the foregoing is
true now with the accumulated deficiencies of the present llscal
year added thereto.

THE REVISED STATUTES OF 1881.

My predecessor had rented a room of John R. Wilson in what
is known as the Union Building ou West Maryland street, at
twenty dollars per month, in which he had stored the Revised
Statutes of 1881, and the electrotype plates.

He turned over to me 5,470 volumes of those statutes.

I have since delivered to public institutions, State, judicial



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and couiitv officers, seventy-nine volumes, to members of the
Leo^islature seventy-seven volumes; sold from this office eighty-
three volumes. Leaving on hand October 31, 1883, 5,231 vol-
umes.

■ There was an insurance on these books of §10,675, which
expired on the 14th day of August, 1883. I renewed the policy
in the sum of S7,000, at a cost of $87.50 for one year from
August 14, 1883.

The same necessity exists for the reduction in the price of
these books, that existed one year ago, and to which your atten-
tion was then called. I would further suggest that the attention
of the next General Assembly be called to the urgent need of
a law requiring Notaries Public and Justices of the Peace to
tile in this office the certificate of their respective County Clerks,
certifying to the fact of their having filed their official bonds
and qualified as such. The reasons for this you will readily
perceive are obvious.

In concluding, I take pleasure in testifying to the uniform
kindness to me of your accomplished attaches, Messrs. P. H.
Blackledge and W. A. B. Roberts.

fiespectfully submitted,

W. E. MYERS,

Secretcmf of State.



PUBLIC PRINTING AND STATIONERY



At a meeting of tlie Board of Comniissioi^ers of Priuting
and Binding, held on tbe'2d day of June, 188:^, the Clerk of
the Printing' Board was ordered to advertise for sealed propo-
sals to do the public printing and furnish the stationery for the
use of the public officers and institutions of the State, for two
years begining on the 1st day of July, 1883. The advertise-
ment was accordingly pnblished six times in the Indianapolis
Sentinel and Journal, and one time in the Logansport Pharos,
Evansville Courier and Fort Wayne Sentinel.

At the time fixed in the advertisement, viz: on June 21, 1883,
the Board met and proposals were received from the Indiana-
polis Sentinel Company; 0. IT. ITasselman, Journal Company;
Carlon & Tlollenbeck, and AVm. B. Burford, all of Indianapolis,
Ind., and from W. J. C. .Dulaney & Company, Baltimore, Md.

The Clerk of the Board w^as ordered to tabulate the bids and
report the same to the Board.

On June 29, 188;i, the Board met and received the tabulated
report of bids trom the Clerk.

Wm. B. Burford being the lowest and best responsible bidder,
the contract was, in accordance with law, awarded to him.

The following is a copy of the contract and bond filed by
Wm. B. Burford:

This agreement, made and entered into this 2d day of July,
1883, between the State of Indiana by Albert G. Porter, Gov-
ernor; William R. Myers, Secretary of State, and James H. Rice,
Auditor of State, these being the Board of Commissioners of the
public printing and binding, of the first part, and William B.
Burford of the second part.

Witnesseth, That the said party of the first part, after a full
examination and comparison of bids made by the party of the
second part, and other like responsible bidders, to do the print-



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ing, bindino;, lithograpiiing and furnishing the stationery for
the State officers, the managers of the public institutions of the
State, and for Legislative purposes, for two (2) years from the
1st day of July, 1883, according to the speciiications hereto at-
tached, and made part of this contract, has found the proposi-
tion of the said party of the second part to do the printing,
binding, lithographing and furnishing the stationery as specified
in said speciiications, to be in the aggregate, lower than tliat
of either of the said other parties, and does now annex the
same to this agreement and accept the same.

"SPECIKICATIONS.



" Fu:- Printivg and Bindincj the Reports of the Ojficern of Stale and Public Tnsfitutiwin
for the yean 1883 and 1884; the Acts of the Oeneral Aasenibly of the Stale of
Indiana for the year 1885/ the Senate and House JaurnaUfor the sessif/n of I8S5/
and furnishing all ''ilalionery, Bl(ntki>, etc , that may be needed by the different
departments of the ■public service and the General Assembly, and vjhich are paid
firr out of the Treasury of the State, for two (2) years from the first day of July,
1883. To include o/.^o the Acb^, House and Senate Journals of any special session
of iht General Assembly during term of this contract.
The wcn'k to be done as above will be diviJed into three classes as follows:

FIRST CLASS.

*■ All the paper used in printing the Reports, Acts, Journals, and all classes of
Pamphlet or Book Printing that m:iy be required for the use of the State, shall be
a clear white, sized and calendered book pa[jer of the weight of 45 pounds to the
ream, and the bid shall be per ream for the amount actually used, no allowance
being made for waste, handling, wetting, freight or otherwise.

" The composition to be bid by the 1000 ems, actual measure in the book, no
blank puges or other unreal charge to be allowed. Figure Work will consi-t of
three justifications of figures or words, without rules, and rule and figure work will
consist of three or more justifications of words or figures, with or without rules;
and b'>th to be measured as plain matter in accordance with types used.

" The Presswork to be by the token of 240 impressions. All forms of a less
number of impressions to be counted as a full token.

" Tliis class includes the printing of the —

Acts of the General iVsseiubly.

The Senate and House .Journals of the General Assembly.

The Report of the Secretary of State.

The Report of the Auditor of State.

The Report of the Treasurer of State.

The Report of the Attorney General.

The Report of the State Librarian.

The Report of the State Geologist.

The Report of the State Board of Agriculture,

The Report of the Bureau of Statistics.



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The Report of the ITortioultnral Sociity.
The Report of the Siiperint* ndent of Public Instruction.
The Rport of the State Univer.sity.
Tiie Report of the Normal School.
The Eleport of Purdue University.
The R-purt of the llo-pital ftir Insane.

The Report of the Provisional Board of the Hoppilal for In.sane Women.
The Report of the Institution for Deaf and Dumb.
The R. port of the Institute for the Blind.
Tile Rfport of the Soldiers' Orphans' Home.
The Report of the State Prison, South.
The Report of the State Prison, North.
The Ri-port of the House of Refuge.

The Report of the Indiana Refoimatory Institution for Women and Girls.
The Report of the State Board of iOqualizalion.
'J'he Catalogue for Indiana Universii;y.
The Catalogue for Normal School,
'llic Catalogue for Purdue University.

The Messages of the Governor, and all other matters that may be printed on book
or priming paper.

.SECOND CLASS.

"Consists of books of record (plain or printtd heads) that may be required for
use in the various depariuunts of the Slate, and the bid to be made by the quire,
for extra full bound, or half bound books, and the weight and the size of piiper
specified ; Binding Written Records for the Clerk of the Supreme Court, enrolled
House and Senate Journals and enrolled Acts of the Legislature, Auditor's Settle-
ment Sheets, RailiOiid Returns, etc.; Ligislative Bills, Commissions, Letter Heads,
Circulars, Blanks, and other work usually executed on writing or flat papers, to be
bid for the first 100 copies, and for esich additional 100 copies; Letter Papers, Note
Paper.s, Ligal Cap, Flat Cap, etc., the bid to be per ream, giving weight ; Envelopes,
plain or pi-inted, per 1,000, Pens, Peniiolders, Pencils, Rubber Bands, Erasers, Inks,
etc., and all articles not enumerated and classified as Stationery.

"In this class will be included Lithograph Letter Heads, Envelopes, Commis-
eions, Maps and all other lithographing that may be rt quired for use of the busi-
ness of the State Departments and Institutions. When type work is used in
connection with lithographing, it must he included in the bid for lithographing.

THIRD CLASS.

"All books bound in leather, cloth or paste-board, shall be bid by single copy,
and include insetting, tipping in of engravings, maps or lithographs. All
Pamphlet-^, etc., with paper covers, shall be bid by the one hundred (100.) The
Binding to include all handling, assorting, folding, insetting, tipping in of maps,
lithographs, or engravings, stitching, trimming, and covering, and to be counted
by the number of copies actually deliver<d.

"It is to be understood that all the work is to be done speedily, without unnec-
essary delay, in a good workmanlike manner, and in accordance with specimen
copies to be seen at the office of the Secretary of State.

"An Author's Proof of each form shall ,be furnished, in all cases, for revision-
and correction, without extra charge.



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SUMMAKY.



FIRST CLASS.

Book Paper, strictly No. 2, clear white, sized and calendered, 25x38, 45 lbs.

per ream, sample to be furnished $4 75

Book Paper, tinted, sized and super calendered, 25x38, 60 lbs. per ream,

sample to be furnished 6 75

Cover Paper, 35 lbs. per ream, 4 75

Composition, per ICOO ems, plain matter, 40

Compof^ition, per lOCO ems, figure work, one measure, (net) 40

Composition, per 1000 ems, rule and figure work, one measure, (net) .... 47

Press Work, per token, 16 pages to form • . . 30

SECOXD CLA.SS.

This class will include the printing of all Blanks; the manufacturing of all
Blank Books ; the furnishing of all Papers, Pens, Pencils, Inks, and all descrip-
tions ot Stationery and Lithographic work, and to be classified as follows:

BLANK.S, PKINTED.

181b Cap Paper, whole slieets, first 100 copies, S3 40

Each additional 100 1 50

181b Cap Paper, one-half sheets, first 100 copies, 2 50

Each additional 100, 1 40

181b Cap Paper, one-fourth. sheets, first 100 copies, 1 80

Each additional 100, 60

221b Folio Paper, whole sheets, first 100 copies, 2 50

Each additional 100, 1 00

221b Folio Paper, one-half sheets, first 100 copies, 3 00

Eash additional 100, 1 20

221b Folio Paper, one-fourth sheets, first 100 copies, 1 80

Each additional 100, 1 20

2Slb Demy Paper, whole sheets, firet 100 copies, 2 50

Each additional 100, 1 75

281b Demy Paper, one-half sheets, fii-st 100 copies, 2 50

Each additional 100, 2 00

281b Demy Paper, one-fourth sheets, first 100 copies, 80

p:ach additional 100, 60

361b Medium Paper, whole sheets, first 100 copies, 2 00

Each additional 100, 50

361b Medium Paper, one-half sheets, first 100 copies, 3 00

Each additional 100, 90

361b Medium Paper, one-fourth sheets, first 100 copies, 60

Each additional 100, 20

401b Double Cap, whole sheets, first 100 copies, 2 00

Each additional 100, 1 75

BLANKS, PKINTED AND llULKl).

181b Cap Paper, whole sheets, first 100 copies 3 50

Each additional 100 2 5a



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181b Cap Paper, one-half sheets, first 100 copies . $3 00

Each additional 100 1 50

181b Cap Paper, one-fourth sheets, first 100 copies 90

Each additional 100 40

•221b Folio Paper, whole sheets, first 100 copies 3 50

Each additional 100 ■ 2 00

221b Folio Paper, one-half sheets, first 100 copies 3 50

Each additional 100 1 50

221b Folio Paper, one-fourth sheets, first 100 copies 3 25

Each additional 100 90

281b Demy Paper, whole sheets, first 100 copies , 4 50

Each additional 100 3 50

281b Demy Paper, one-half sheets, first 100 copies 3 75

Each additional 100 3 .50

281b Demy Paper, one-fourth sheets, first 100 copies 1 40

Each additional 100 30

361b Medium Paper, wliole sheets, first 100 copies 7 00

Each additional 100 3 00

361b Medium Paper, one-half sheets, first 100 copies 3 50

Each additional 100 1 75

361b Medium Paper, one-fourth sheets, first 100 copies 75

Each additional 100 40

541b Super-royal Paper, whole sheets, first 100 copies 4 70

Each additional 100 4 00

BLANK BOOKS, PLAIN.

181b Cap Paper, half bound, per qr 15

181b Cap Paper, extra full bound, per qr 20

221b Crown Cap, half bound, i^er qr 30

221b Crown Cap, full bound, per qr 1 00

281b Demy Paper, half bound, per qr 20

281b Demy Paper, extra full bound, per qr 1 20

401b Medium Paper, half bound, per qr 30

401b Medium Paper, extra full bound, per qr 2 00

361b Double Cap, half bound 50

361b Double Cap, extra full bound 1 75

541b Super-royal Paper, extra full bound, per qr 'o^. ... 1 00

BLANK BOOKS, PRINTED. ^^

181b Cap Paper, half bound, per qr 25

181b Cap Paper, extra full bound, per qr 40

281b Demy Paper, half bound, per qr 40

281b Demy Paper, extra full bound, per qr 1 50

401b Medium Paper, half bound, per qr 60

401b Medium Paper, extra full bound, per qr 2 25

361b Double Cap, half bound 60

361b Double Cap, extra full bound 2 00

541b Super-royal Paper, extra full bound, per qr 1 00

PAPERS.

181b Legal Cap, Linen, ruled to order, with stop, per ream 7 50

181b Legal Cap Paper per ream, best quality 6 00



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161b Legal Cap Paper per ream, best quality $4 00

161b Fool's Cap Paper per reau:, best quality 3 25

141b Fool's Cap Paper per ream, best quality 3 00

121b Letter Paper per ream, best quality 3 00

Linen Letter, one-half sheet, ruled to order, with stop line, per ream. ... 4 GO

81b Common Note Paper, per ream, best quality 2 GO

61b Common Note Paper, per ream, best quality 1 80

Double Medium Impression Paper, cut to order, per ream 9 00

281b Demy Engrossing Paper, one-fourth sheets (960), per ream, including

blocking 3 50

181b Cap Engrossing Paper, one-half sheets (960), per ream, including blocking 4 60
Letter Heads, printed, one-half sheets (960), per ream, 121bs, including

blocking 4 00

Letter Heads, printed, whole sheets (480), per ream 3 25

Envelopes, White, No. 12, plain, XX, per 1,000 3 50

Envelopes, White, No. 12, printed, XX, per 1,000 4 50

Envelopes, White, No. 11, plain, XX, per 1,000 3 25

Envelopes, AVhite, No. 11, printed, XX, per 1,000 3 75

Envelopes, White, No. 10, plain, XX, per 1,000 3 5G

Envelopes, White, No. 10, printed, XX, per 1,000 4 90

Envelopes, White, No. 6, plain, XX, per 1,000 -. . 2 50

Envelopes, White, No. 6, printed, XX, per 1,000 2 90

Envelopes, White, No. 5, plain, XX, per 1,000 75

Envelopes, White, No. 5, printed, XX, per 1,000 1 50

Envelopes, Manilla, No. 6, printed, per 1,000 80

Envelopes, Manilla, No. 10, printed, per 1,000 .' 2 00

Blotting Paper, best quality, 80 lbs., whole sheets, per 100, no extra, charge

for cutting 4 50

601b Manilla Wrapping Paper, per ream, 24x36 6 00

801b Manilla Wrapping Paper, per ream, 24x36 7 00

Faber Lead Pencils, Nos. 2 and 3, per gross 6 60

Faber Pencils, Eed, best, per dozen 1 00

Faber Pencils, Blue, best, per dozen 1 00

Eagle Pencils, Picd, best, per dozen 96

Eagle Pencils, Blue, best, per dozen . 96

India Ink, per stick 40

Tracing Cloth, per yard, 36 inch 60

Drawing Paper, cloth lined, per yard, 36 inch • . . . . 90

Paper Weight, Glass, each 60

Paper Weight, Bronze, each 80

Paper Weight, Nickel, each 1 GG

Rubber Pen Holders, long, each 25

Rubber Pen Holders, reversible, each 60

Letter Clips 30

Rubber Head Pencils, per gross 6 00

Eagle Ijcad Pencils, per gross 6 00

Automatic Pencils, per dozen 2 40

Arnold's Ink (pure), quarts, per dozen 7 20

Arnold's Ink (pure), pints, per dozen 3 60



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-Carter's Combined Writing and Copying Ink, quart, per dozen $7(0

Arnold's Copying Ink, quart, per dozen 9 00

Red Ink, pints 1 25

Red Ink, two ounces 30

Arnold's Crimson, per dozen 1 80

Mucilage, quarts, per dozen 4 80

Mucilage, pints, per dozen 3 00

■Giilett's Steel Pens, No.s. 303 and 401, per box 80

Esterbrook & Co.'s Pens, per box 60

DeHaan & Co.'s Pens, per box 12")

Lyon's Steel Pens, per box 25

Est. rbrook Bank Pen, per box 60

Esterbrook J Pen, ber box 55

Esterbrook Falcon Pen, per box 60

E-terbrook Blackstone Pen, per box 55

Esterbrook Stub Pen, per box 75

Webster & Morton, No. 5 Stub, per box 1 00

Webster & Morton, No. 55"i, per box 60

Penliolders (cedar), per gross - 30



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