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Name Power, William H.

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Image of 1990.7.103 - Bill on Sayre Iron Works letterhead dated 17 February 1912

1990.7.103 - Bill on Sayre Iron Works letterhead dated 17 February 1912

Bill from Sayre Iron Works for $82.45. Note indicates account was assigned to S.C. Rees, cashier at the Bank of Phoebus. Signed by William H. Power, secretary-treasurer of Sayre Iron Works. Handwritten in pencil.

Image of 1990.7.104 - Bill on Sayre Iron Works letterhead dated 9 March 1912

1990.7.104 - Bill on Sayre Iron Works letterhead dated 9 March 1912

Bill from Sayre Iron Works for $31.85. Note indicates account was assigned to S.C. Rees, cashier at the Bank of Phoebus. Signed by William H. Power, secretary-treasurer of Sayre Iron Works. Handwritten in pencil.

Image of 1990.7.105 - Bill on Sayre Iron Works letterhead dated 16 March 1912

1990.7.105 - Bill on Sayre Iron Works letterhead dated 16 March 1912

Bill from Sayre Iron Works for $90.57. Stamp for William H. Power, secretary-treasurer of Sayre Iron Works, but unsigned. Handwritten in pencil.

Image of 1990.7.106 - Bill on Sayre Iron Works letterhead dated 23 March 1912

1990.7.106 - Bill on Sayre Iron Works letterhead dated 23 March 1912

Bill from Sayre Iron Works for $147. Note indicates account was assigned to S.C. Rees, cashier at the Bank of Phoebus. Signed by William H. Power. Handwritten in pencil.

Image of 1990.7.170 - Duplicate of announcement of reorganization

1990.7.170 - Duplicate of announcement of reorganization

Duplicate of announcement of reorganization typed on "Jas M. Cumming Real Estate" letterhead. Potentially a draft of a document that would later be officially released. Announces names of stockholders and the new management and gives a brief description of their background and qualifications.

Image of 1990.7.112-116 - Sayre Iron Works accounting papers

1990.7.112-116 - Sayre Iron Works accounting papers

List of people and companies along with payments recieved and payments owed handwritten in pencil. Written on Sayre Iron Works invoice letterhead.

Image of 1990.7.102 - Bill on Sayre Iron Works letterhead dated 17 February 1912

1990.7.102 - Bill on Sayre Iron Works letterhead dated 17 February 1912

Bill from Sayre Iron Works for $29.45. Note indicates that account had been assigned to S.C. Rees, cashier at the Bank of Phoebus. Signed by William H. Power, secretary-treasurer of Sayre Iron Works.

Image of 1990.7.1 - Duplicate of Letter from Sayre Iron Works to Burrow & Spindle Law Offices dated 6 December 1912

1990.7.1 - Duplicate of Letter from Sayre Iron Works to Burrow & Spindle Law Offices dated 6 December 1912

Duplicate of letter from possibly William H. Power, secretary-treasurer of Sayre Iron Works, to attorneys for Ernest H. Meeks, Burrow and Spindle, dated December 6, 1912. The letter clarifies that $6.64 had been sent on October 12 to Meeks and the remainder would be paid December 15. Typed on brown paper and unsigned.

Image of 1990.7.107 - Bill on Sayre Iron Works letterhead dated 28 March 1912

1990.7.107 - Bill on Sayre Iron Works letterhead dated 28 March 1912

Bill from Sayre Iron Works for $53.90. Note indicates account was assigned to S.C. Rees, cashier at the Bank of Phoebus. Signed by William H. Power, secretary-treasurer of Sayre Iron Works. Handwritten in pencil. Letterhead appears to be from the previous decade and lists the former executives and directors of Sayre Iron Works.

Image of 1990.7.108 - Bill on Sayre Iron Works letterhead dated 6 April 1912

1990.7.108 - Bill on Sayre Iron Works letterhead dated 6 April 1912

Bill from Sayre Iron Works for $98. Note indicates account was assigned to S.C. Rees, cashier at the Bank of Phoebus. Signed by William H. Power, secretary-treasurer of Sayre Iron Works. Handwritten in pencil.

Image of 1990.7.109 - Bill on Sayre Iron Works letterhead dated 6 April 1912

1990.7.109 - Bill on Sayre Iron Works letterhead dated 6 April 1912

Bill from Sayre Iron Works for $49. Note indicates account was assigned to S.C. Rees, cashier at the Bank of Phoebus. Signed by William H. Power, secretary-treasurer of Sayre Iron Works. Handwritten in pencil.

Image of 1990.7.11 - Duplicate of Letter from Sayre Iron Works to George Culbreth Thomas dated 21 September 1912

1990.7.11 - Duplicate of Letter from Sayre Iron Works to George Culbreth Thomas dated 21 September 1912

Duplicate of letter likely from William H. Power, secretary-treasurer of Sayre Iron Works, to George Culbreth Thomas, possibly the owner of Sayre Iron Works, dated September 21, 1912. The letter indicates that Sayre had received a check from the Richmond Structural Steel Company for $600, but were still owed $139.50. If they pay the remaining amount, "unless they can invent some other means of delay", the deal would be closed between the two companies.

Image of 1990.7.110 - Bill on Sayre Iron Works letterhead dated 13 April 1912

1990.7.110 - Bill on Sayre Iron Works letterhead dated 13 April 1912

Bill from Sayre Iron Works for $56.74. Note indicates account was assigned to S.C. Rees, cashier at the Bank of Phoebus. Signed by William H. Power, secretary-treasurer of Sayre Iron Works. Handwritten in pencil.

Image of 1990.7.12 - Duplicate of letter from Sayre Iron Works to George Culbreth Thomas dated 25 September 1912

1990.7.12 - Duplicate of letter from Sayre Iron Works to George Culbreth Thomas dated 25 September 1912

Duplicate of letter likely from James Cumming, Vice President of Sayre Iron Works, to George Culbreth Thomas, presumably the owner of Sayre Iron Works, dated September 25, 1912. The letter clarifies that Sayre did not accept the $600 check from Richmond Structural Steel Co. yet and underscores that Mr. Thomas' proposition did provide for some money to go towards roof repairs. Enclosed with the letter was a statement of accounts between Sayre Iron Works and George C. Thomas. Typed on reverse of letterhead with the address "Sayre Iron Works, Inc. Successors to Sayre Bros., Inc. Iron and Brass Founders" with a list of executives and directors. Unsigned.

Image of 1990.7.122 - Copy of Letter from Lowmoor Iron Works to William H. Power dated 11 October 1912

1990.7.122 - Copy of Letter from Lowmoor Iron Works to William H. Power dated 11 October 1912

Copy of letter from Lowmoor Iron Works to William H. Power, secretary-treasurer of Sayre Iron Works, dated October 11, 1912. This copy was forwarded to James M. Cumming, the newly elected president of Sayre Iron Works. The letter informs that Sayre had accepted two cars of iron, but had not paid for them. The account amounts to $842.07. Typed on light brown paper and signed.

Image of 1990.7.126 - Letter from the Clifford Smith Company to William H. Power dated 7 October 1912

1990.7.126 - Letter from the Clifford Smith Company to William H. Power dated 7 October 1912

Letter from the Clifford Smith Company to William H. Power, secretary-treasurer for Sayre Iron Works, dated October 7, 1912. The letter acknowledges a previous response from Mr. Power that the debt would be paid "within a few days" and thank him. "We shall wait a few days longer, but shall then proceed to push the account. We cannot afford to wait a year as these people want us to do." Typed on Clifford Smith Company letterhead and signed.

Image of 1990.7.127 - Letter from Frank H. Whelden to William H. Power dated 21 August 1912

1990.7.127 - Letter from Frank H. Whelden to William H. Power dated 21 August 1912

Letter from Frank H. Whelden, secretary-treasurer of the Detroit Emery Wheel Company, to William H. Power, secretary-treasurer of Sayre Iron Works, dated August 21, 1912. Letter acknowledges receipt of circular letter dated August 14 and agrees to extend the account based on Sayre's request. Typed on blue paper with Detroit Emery Wheel Company letterhead and signed.

Image of 1990.7.13 - Duplicate of letter from Sayre Iron Works to George Culbreth Thomas dated 30 September 1912

1990.7.13 - Duplicate of letter from Sayre Iron Works to George Culbreth Thomas dated 30 September 1912

Duplicate of letter presumably from James Cumming of Sayre Iron Works, to George Culbreth Thomas, likely the owner of Sayre Iron Works, dated September 30, 1912. The letter explains that the Richmond Structural Steel Co. refuses to pay the balance of their debt to Sayre for rent until they receive the $10,000 bond and lease in their possession. Without the rent paid they cannot pay the contractor responsible for the roof repairs, Mr. Hellman, and he will put a lien on the property until the debt is settled. Mr. Cumming insists that both issues would be solved with Mr. Thomas' cooperation. The stockholders, who "went into this business to save the foundry for the town", will receive no money u

Image of 1990.7.14-15 - Duplicate of Letter from Sayre Iron Works to George Culbreth Thomas dated 11 October 1912

1990.7.14-15 - Duplicate of Letter from Sayre Iron Works to George Culbreth Thomas dated 11 October 1912

Duplicate of letter presumably from James M. Cumming, president of Sayre Iron Works, to George Culbreth Thomas, likely the owner of Sayre Iron Works, dated October 11, 1912. This letter indicates that Sayre has accepted Mr. Thomas' conditions. Former president C.M. Sager resigned and was replaced by James Cumming. Mr. R.V. Richardson resigned and Mr. Tennis became the Vice President. William H. Power remained secretary-treasurer. It was expected that the business with the Richmond Structural Steel Co. over the bond and payment for roof repairs would be settled shortly. Typed on the reverse of letterhead with the address "Town of Phoebus Incorporated 1900" with a list of officers and committee

Image of 1990.7.159 - Letter from T.Eugene Rhodes to Sayre Iron Works dated 26 September 1913

1990.7.159 - Letter from T.Eugene Rhodes to Sayre Iron Works dated 26 September 1913

Letter from T. Eugene Rhodes of Barber & Ross to Sayre Iron Works dated September 26, 1913. The letter informs that Barber & Ross sent a check for $7.75 on June 1, but it had not been returned or drawn from the account. He advised that the letter may be misplaced among Sayre Iron Work's files. Typed on Barber & Ross letterhead and signed.