date(s):
1849-1919
subject(s):
Deeds; Taxation; Wills
place(s):
St. Louis, MO, USA; Missouri, USA; United States
type(s):
Documentary Artifacts; Collection
A0052 Arnold Family Papers Inventory of Arnold Family Papers A0052 EAD by Jaime Bourassa using ArchivesSpace Missouri Historical Society Library and Research Center 2018 225 S. Skinker Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63105 archives@mohistory.org URL: This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2018-09-27 06:47:20 -0500 . English Describing Archives: A Content Standard English Missouri Historical Society Library and Research Center Arnold Family Papers Arnold family Buchmiller, Charles, 1823-1883 Mills, Francis T. Spahr, Edward A0052 0.25 Cubic Feet (1 box) 1849-1919 Processing Information Processed by Dennis Northcott, November 2012. Donor Information Collection was donated by Philip M. Arnold in 1985. Biographical Sketch George W. Arnold was born July 24, 1844, in Scott County, Missouri. After studying law, he became involved in Scott County Republican politics. He held the offices of sheriff, collector, county recorder, and circuit clerk. In 1883 he moved to Springfield, Missouri, where he served as deputy county recorder and later deputy circuit clerk. In 1903 he became criminal clerk of the Greene County Criminal Court, a position he held until his death in 1905. He married Louisa Buissart (1844-1929). Anthony L. Arnold (1868-1959) was the son of George W. and Louisa Arnold. Scope and Contents The collection contains tax receipts, deeds, and the will of Charles Buchmiller (1823-1883), stepfather of Mrs. Louisa Arnold; four letters signed Edward Spahr, St. Louis, to Francis T. Mills, 1873-1874; 15 photographs taken in Oregon County, Missouri, circa 1915; 27 postcards sent to Miss Mary Hodnett and Mrs. L.A. Arnold; and other Arnold family papers and photographs. Arrangement The collection is arranged in the following two series: Papers Series and Postcards and Photographs Series . The items within each series are arranged chronologically. General The collection was formerly known as the Philip Arnold Family Papers. Conditions Governing Access The collection is open for research use. Conditions Governing Use For permission to publish, quote from, or reproduce material in this collection, please contact the Archives Reference Desk at archives@mohistory.org . Copyright restrictions may apply. The researcher assumes full responsibility for comforming to the laws of copyright. Physical and Technical Requirements There are no physical or technical restrictions. Preferred Citation Arnold Family Papers, Missouri Historical Society Archives, St. Louis. Deeds -- Missouri -- Cape Girardeau Deeds -- Missouri -- Stoddard County Families -- Missouri Missouri -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 Postcards Real property -- Missouri -- Cape Girardeau Real property -- Missouri -- Stoddard County Papers Series Deed of sale of a lot in the city of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, of the administrator of the estate of Lindsey G. Dlashmutt, deceased, to Eugene Gharathy. A0052-00013 1849 Sept 29 1 1 Two tax receipts (on one document) of the city collector, Cape Girardeau, to Mr. C. Buchmeller [C. Buchmiller] for poll tax, city tax, and road tax due the Cape Girardeau McAdamized and Plank Road Company. A0052-00014 1858 Mar 29 1 1 Tax receipt of the city collector, Cape Girardeau, to S. Buissart, deceased. A0052-00015 1862 Nov 1 1 Tax receipt of Charles Buchmiller, agent of Buissart’s heirs. A0052-00016 ca. 1863 1 1 Account book of F.T. Mills [Francis T. Mills]. (88 pages) A0052-00017 1863-1881 1 2 Printed notification of the street commissioner of the city of Aurora to James Hodnett instructing him to appear at Philips Grocery for the purpose of laboring upon the streets and alleys. A0052-00018 1864 Nov 3 1 3 Deed of sale of one equal, undivided half of a steam mill of Daniel Krum of Stoddard County, Missouri, to Charles Buchmiller of Stoddard County. The steam mill is located in Lakeville, Stoddard County. A0052-00019 1868 Mar 23 1 3 South Pacific Railroad pass of Mr. Hodges for travel from Pacific to Arlington and return. A0052-00020 1869 Apr 15 1 3 Deed of sale of one equal undivided part of a steam saw mill of Isaac B. Allen of Stoddard County, Missouri, to Samuel Mcloud and John Thopson of Stoddard County. The saw mill is located in Lakeville, Stoddard County. A0052-00021 1869 Sept 15 1 3 Quit claim deed of sale of property of a steam mill of Daniel Mcloud and Thomas S. Mcloud to Charles Buchmiller. Property includes an engine, a boiler, a wagon, blacksmith tools, etc. A0052-00022 1870 July 30 1 3 Warranty deed of sale of parcels of land in Stoddard County, Missouri, of P.M. Rhodes, Columbia E. Rhodes, D.W. Beard, and Emily G. Beard to Charles Buchmiller. (oversize) A0052-00023 1872 Apr 11 OS: A-Arn Letter signed Almon B. Thomson, St. Louis, to F.T. Mills. Per Mills’ request, Thomson has purchased a note of $2940 secured upon a piece of property at Pine and Grand Ave. A0052-00024 1873 July 2 1 3 Circular No. 11, J.J. Martin, auditor, Office of the Auditor of the Treasury for the Post Office Department, Washington, D.C., to C. Buckmiller [C. Buchmiller], late postmaster, Lakeville, Mo. Regarding a balance of $10.29 on his general postal account due to the United States. A0052-00025 1873 Oct 11 1 3 Letter signed Edward Spahr, 916 Madison Street, St. Louis, to F.T. Mills [Francis T. Mills]. Mentions that he is keeping books for Liebke & Schrage. Mentions the closing of manufacturing establishments due to the panic. Discusses the St. Louis Railroad Co. A0052-00026 1873 Nov 20 1 3 Letter signed Edward Spahr, 916 Madison Street, St. Louis, to his friend Mills [Francis T. Mills]. Mentions the crowd at the fair. Discusses the stock he sold for Mr. Mills. Mentions that Harvey McLaughlin has started a small business. A0052-00027 1874 Oct 13 1 3 Letter signed Edward Spahr, 916 Madison Street, St. Louis, to his friend Mills [Francis T. Mills]. Asks Mills if he wants to sell his St. Louis Railroad shares of stock at a particular price. A0052-00028 1874 Nov 21 1 4 Letter signed Edward Spahr, 916 Madison Street, St. Louis, to Mr. F.T. Mills [Francis T. Mills]. Regarding the sale of Mr. Mills’ stock in the St. Louis Railroad Co. A0052-00030 1874 Dec 15 1 4 Warranty deed of sale of H.L. Franklin and his wife, Ellen L. Franklin, of Hinsdale County, Colorado, of a parcel of land in Stoddard County, Missouri, to Charles Buckmiller [Charles Buchmiller] of Stoddard County. (oversize) A0052-00031 1880 Feb 7 OS: A-Arn Trademark certificate of James Hodnett, a mechanic and manufacturer of farm and road wagons in Springfield, Missouri, stating that the phrase “The Planters Wagon” is printed on the sides of wagons that he manufactures. A0052-00032 1880 June 19 1 4 Warranty deed of sale of parcels of land in Stoddard County, Missouri, of Tennessee R. Brown and his wife, Mary P. Brown, of Hickman County, Tennessee, to Charles Buckmiller [Charles Buchmiller] of Stoddard County, Missouri. A0052-00033 1881 Jan 1 1 4 Funeral notice circular for the funeral of Dr. F. DeWint (age 59) who died at his residence in Commerce on March 10, 1881. A0052-00034 1881 Mar 10 1 4 Stoddard County, Missouri, sheriff’s deed (under special execution for delinquent taxes) of sale of land of Sarah Bollinger and William Bollinger to Charles Buchmiller. A0052-00035 1881 Sept 14 1 4 Funeral notice circular for the funeral of Halleck M. Arnold (age 19) who died at the residence of Geo. W. Arnold [George W. Arnold] in Benton on February 25, 1882. A0052-00036 1882 Feb 25 1 4 Tax receipt of the Stoddard County, Missouri, Collector’s Office to Charles Buchmiller. A0052-00037 1883 Jan 9 1 4 Last will and testament of Charles Buchmiller, age 57, of Stoddard County, Missouri. He bequeaths his real and personal property to his wife and in the event of her death, he bequeaths his property to his stepchild Louisa Arnold, wife of George W. Arnold, of Scott County, Missouri. (two copies) A0052-00038 1883 Nov 19 1 5 Receipt of the Springfield Woolen Mill Co., Springfield, Mo., to Mrs. Hodnett. Receipt includes engraved illustration of the mill. A0052-00039 1884 Nov 15 1 5 Warranty deed of sale of real estate in Stoddard County, Missouri, of Charles Buchmiller and his wife, Elizabeth Buchmiller, to Louisa Arnold, wife of George W. Arnold, of Scott County, Missouri. A0052-00040 1885 Feb 16 1 5 Bill of sale of personal property of Charles Buchmiller of Stoddard County, Missouri, to Louisa Arnold, wife of George W. Arnold, of Scott County, Missouri. Property consists of a steam saw mill and related items, subject to a mortgage deed in favor of Wm. W. Norman [William W. Norman]. A0052-00041 1885 Feb 16 1 5 Two receipts (on one document) of George W. Arnold for coffin and shrouding of Charles Buchmiller, deceased. A0052-00042 1885 Apr 1 1 5 Deed of Elizabeth Buchmiller of Scott County, Missouri, appointing Lewis Brown of Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, her attorney. A0052-00043 1885 Aug 17 1 5 Memorial card in remembrance of Irtie Arnold who died June 26, 1889, at the age of 19. A0052-00044 1889 June 26 1 6 Pamphlet titled “Report on 2200 Acres of Land in Camden County, State of Missouri, Located and Selected by A. Arnold, Geologist and M.E.,” submitted by A. Arnold, Springfield, Mo., February 1, 1894. Report mentions Hon. James R. Brown of Mercer County, Mo.; Martha M. Frickie of Springfield, Mo.; S.W. Barber; Peter Van Vechten, Jr.; Hon. Chas. E. Brickett [Charles E. Brickett]; Jacob Hunter; Samuel W. Wheeler; Hon. A. Garrison; Dr. F.W. Ihne of Chicago; and H. Harms, M.D., of Chicago. Includes his [A. Arnold’s] report on Gunter Springs (or Ha Ha Tonka) dated June 1, 1890. (12 pages) A0052-00045 1894 1 6 Pamphlet titled “The Tariff. Speech of Hon. Marshall Arnold, of Missouri, in the House of Representatives, Tuesday, January 16, 1894.” (14 pages) A0052-00046 1894 Jan 26 1 6 Simmons Hardware Company ticket admitting Mr. A.L. Arnold to the company’s headquarters in the Galveston Flood Building at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition. The Simmons Hardware Company shares the headquarters with the Hargadine-McKittrick Dry Goods Company. A0052-00047 [1904] 1 6 Memorial card in remembrance of George W. Arnold who died March 29, 1905, at the age of 61. A0052-00048 1905 Mar 29 1 6 Program and menu for the Sixteenth Annual Banquet of the Association of Young Republicans of Missouri, celebrating Lincoln’s birthday and held at the Moolah Temple, St. Louis (includes lists of officers and committee members). Lincoln Day Banquet Songs circular. A0052-00049 1915 Feb 12 1 6 Printed invitation of Nichols Anti Horse Thief Association No. 300 for their annual picnic at Lincoln Haseltine’s Grove. Addressed to A.L. Arnold and postmarked Springfield, Mo. Invitation includes the program for the picnic, and mentions W.J. Witherspoon, Silas Johnson, Mrs. Lincoln Haseltine, Mrs. Edward Steer, Mrs. Will Zink, Mrs. C.A. McBride, Louis Haseltine, Tom Miller, Walter Wadsworth, A.L. Arnold, Mrs. Quinn, Miss Rountree, Fred Marshall, H.B. Kennedy, L.T. Carpenter, and J.B. Alsup. A0052-00050 1919 July 31 1 6 Postcards and Photographs Series Fifteen photographs taken in Oregon County, Missouri, circa 1915. Many of the photographs include handwritten descriptions on the back: “Cabin on Eleven Points River, Oregon Co., Mo.” (4 photos); “Miss Kopp” (photo of young, smiling child in front of a cabin); “Harley Connor, wife, & baby” (photo of couple sitting outdoors in chairs with a child on the woman’s lap); “Jasper Connor” (photo of man standing in front of a cabin holding a shotgun with three dogs); “George Baker, wife & children” (photo of couple sitting outdoors in chairs with four young children); “still captured by Will Miller & Tom Harris” (photo of five men posing outdoors behind a still); “Boz Kellum, Oregon Co., Mo.” (photo of man posing outdoors next to a cabin); “Mrs. George Connor & mother, 98 yrs old” (photo of two women sitting outdoors in chairs, one woman is barefoot); “George Connor & wife” (photo of couple sitting outdoors in chairs, the woman is barefoot); “Jim Connor” (photo of a man standing in front of a buggy and cabin, with a second man and a cabin in the background). Two of the photographs are unidentified: photo of a stone wall with foliage and a photo of a woman sitting outdoors in a chair with three young children, all are barefoot. A0052-00051 No date 1 7 Photograph with handwritten description on the back: “Union Refugees passing through Cape Girardeau first year of the war.” Shows thirteen men, women, and children, some of whom may be African American, and an ox. A0052-00052 1861 1 8 Photograph: Union refugees passing through Cape Girardeau in the first year of the war, 1861 Group photograph of seven Union officers in uniform. Handwritten note on back reads, “George W. Arnold Springfield Mo. P.O. Box #47.” A0052-00053 ca. 1861-1865 1 8 Twenty-seven postcards sent to Miss Mary Hodnett, 851 North Grant St., Springfield, Mo., and Mrs. L.A. Arnold, 801 North Grant St. The postcards are signed “A,” “T,” “A.L.A.,” Rea Dowell, Lucy, Joe, and Frank. Five of the postcards are not addressed nor do they contain a note. The postcards show the following views: Shaw’s Garden, St. Louis, Mo.; Southern Hotel, St. Louis, Mo.; Art Museum, Forest Park, St. Louis, Mo.; Intake Tower, Water Works, Chain of Rocks, St. Louis, Mo.; Levee during high water, St. Louis, Mo.; Bird’s-eye view showing freight yards and Union Station, St. Louis, Mo.; Commercial Street, Lebanon, Mo.; Baird College, Clinton, Mo.; East Side Square, Richmond, Mo.; Hotel Frederick, Boonville, Mo. (2 postcards); Court House, Carthage, Mo.; Post Office and Custom House, St. Joseph, Mo.; Federal Building, Springfield, Mo.; Scene near Mincke, Mo. (“on the Frisco”); Lobby, Connor Hotel, Joplin, Mo.; Main Street, Joplin, Mo.; Mining scene, Joplin, Mo., District; interior, St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Joplin, Mo.; reception hall, State Hospital, Nevada, Mo.; entrance to State Hospital for Insane No. 3, Nevada, Mo.; State Hospital for the Insane No. 3, Nevada, Mo.; “A” Hall, Missouri State Penitentiary, Jefferson City, Mo.; “E” Hall, Missouri State Penitentiary, Jefferson City, Mo.; New Capitol Day, Jefferson City, Mo. (includes view of Jefferson City downtown street and streetcar); St. Mary’s Hospital, Jefferson City, Mo.; State Capitol, Jefferson City, Mo. A0052-00054 1909-1912 1 9 Tintype portrait of two men. The man standing on the left is Francis T. Mills. A0052-00055 No date 1 10