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Aldrich and Ledyard Cashbook Collection

Identifier: Collection 425

Scope and Contents

The material within the Aldrich and Ledyard Cashbook collection consists of 1 cash account book. The book records the cash transactions for this firm from 1866-1870. These transactions record business transactions in Michigan and Wisconsin.


  • 1866 - 1870

Biographical / Historical

Aldrich and Ledyard was a partnership between Moses Aldrich and his father-in-law William B. Ledyard. This enterprise focused on the manufacture of fanning mills and milk safes. Eventually this company would expand its sales into all parts of Michigan and Wisconsin. Aldrich and Ledyard was located on the present day site of St. Andrew's Cathedral. The company was in existence from 1855-1872.


1 Linear Feet

Language of Materials


Finding Aid for Aldrich and Ledyard Cashbook Collection
Tim Gleisner
July 13, 2015
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Repository Details

Part of the Grand Rapids History Center Repository

Grand Rapids Public Library
111 Library Street NE
Grand Rapids Michigan 49503 USA