Armed Forces; Civil War, 1861-1865; Business
United States
Documentary Artifacts; Collection
A2939 Rosenthal, William A. Papers Inventory of William A. Rosenthal Papers A2939 EAD by Jaime Bourassa using ArchivesSpace Missouri Historical Society Library and Research Center 2018 225 S. Skinker Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63105 URL: This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2018-10-02 06:47:06 -0500 . English Describing Archives: A Content Standard English Missouri Historical Society Library and Research Center William A. Rosenthal Papers Rosenthal, William A., 1837-1910 A2939 0.02 Cubic Feet (13 items) 1862-1960s; no date Processing Information Processed by Dennis Northcott, April 2012. Donor Information Papers were donated by Herb Morisse in 2012. Biographical / Historical William A. Rosenthal was born June 12, 1837, in Germany, and came to St. Louis with his parents circa 1850. He operated a jewelry and watchmaking business in St. Louis from the late 1850s to 1880s. On April 16, 1859, he married Blandina Ruff. William A. Rosenthal died January 1, 1910, in St. Louis. Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of official military papers of William A. Rosenthal during the Civil War. Several of these documents relate to his business interests in Helena, Arkansas. Arrangement The collection is arranged chronologically. 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 . 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 William A. Rosenthal Papers, Missouri Historical Society Archives, St. Louis. Business enterprises -- Arkansas -- Helena Rosenthal family -- Genealogy United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 Permit of local special agent for supplies granted to Alexander Meyers, permitting him to purchase supplies at Helena, Arkansas. 186- 1 1 Oath of allegiance signed by William A. Rosenthal at Jackson. 1862 Aug 22 1 1 Permit issued by the Office of the Board of Trade, Helena, Arkansas, to Mr. W.A. Rosenthal to ship goods and merchandise not contraband of war. Permit grants Rosenthal the right to ship “one valise & one carpet sack containing clothing & watchmaker materials” from Helena to St. Louis, Mo. 1863 June 6 1 1 Special license to ship into insurrectionary states and districts granted to Wm. A. Rosenthal to ship goods from St. Louis to Helena, Arkansas. 1863 Sept 29 1 1 Printed document authorizing William A. Rosenthal of St. Clair County, Illinois, to establish a trade store at Helena, Arkansas. 1864 Feb 20 1 1 Receipt of W.A. Rosenthal for payment of monthly tax as license on trade permit of $1000, Helena, Arkansas. 1864 Apr 21 1 1 Certificate of enrollment of Wm. A. Rosenthal in Company B, 1st Class of the Enrolled Helena Militia, Helena, Arkansas. 1864 Sept 16 1 1 Note signed Private Wm. A. Rosenthal, Company B, E.H.M. [Enrolled Helena Militia], Helena, Arkansas, to Capt. E.W. Wheelock, requesting a furlough to go to St. Louis on important business. 1864 Sept 17 1 1 Printed document dated Belleville, signed Wm. A. Rosenthal and two others. Text reads, “We or either of us promise to deliver, or cause to be delivered to __________ Captain of Company _____ an Independent Company of Militia in Belleville, enrolled State Militia, or his successor in office, one U.S. Enfield Rifled Musket and accoutrements, or its equivalent in money to the amount of Forty-Five Dollars Fifty Cents whenever thereunto required by said Captain; said accoutrements consisting of one Cartridge Box, one Cap Box, one waist belt, one breast belt, one Bayonet scabbard and three plates.” 1864 Oct 1 1 Citizenship paper of William Rosenthal issued by the Superior Court of the City of New York. 1896 Sept 28 1 1 Handwritten Rosenthal family tree. ca. 1968 or after 1 1 Rosenthal family cemetery lot burial lists, showing burials dated 1869-1965. No date 1 1 Typescript letter signed Eugene Austin Rosenthal, Jr., St. Louis, Mo., to Mrs. Herbert Morisse, Jr. Regarding the Rosenthal family genealogy No date 1 1