Creator

Date Original

1870

Description

This collection contains a letter written by Charles Miller, of Kramer, Miller, and Company, Grocers and Forwarders, Little Rock, asking Colonel Henry Page of Little Rock, to pay a sum of money to George R.Weeks, treasurer, Arkansas Insurance Company.

Biographical/Historical Note

Charles Miller was born on April 15, 1834 in Albersweiler, Bavaria and immigrated to the United States in 1857. He worked for his brother, George Fred Miller, at a coffee house in Napoleon, Arkansasas a confectioner until the start of the Civil War. Charles volunteered for Churchill’s regiment in theConfederate Cavalry with his brother George in 1861 and married Frederikia Elizabetha Reichardt in1863. He continued to work in the mercantile business after the war and became a senior partner in Kramer, Miller, and Company, Grocers and Forwarders on East Markham, Little Rock, Arkansas. After Kramer withdrew from the firm, the name was changed to Whole Sale Grocers, Miller and Penzel, which he managed until his death on August 28, 1875. This collection contains a letter from Charles Miller,of Kramer, Miller, and Company, Grocers and Forwarders asking Colonel Henry Page to pay a sum of money to George R. Weeks, treasurer, Arkansas Insurance Company. The Arkansas Insurance Company occupied the same building on East Markham as Kramer, Miller, and Company, Grocers and Forwarders and Weeks was the Vice President of the National Bank in Little Rock in 1870.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas; Bavaria

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.013.008

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Charles Miller letter, SMC.013.008

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Charles Miller letter, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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