Silversteen Collection – Box 55G – Folder 1

gSF-0290 Joseph, middle left; A.M. White, middle right_small

TOXAWAY TANNING COMPANY (45 items)

  1. Transylvania History:  Tanning Plant Fire At Rosman, Transylvania Times, February 3, 2014, originally printed October 17, 1918
  2. Biltmore Estate correspondence with Brian duToit from the Schenck papers related to Joseph Silversteen (23)

     

    1. 23 March 1908:  Letter from Joseph Silversteen to C.A Schenck re. rights-of way for a road; intention to work lumber; meeting in Asheville or convenient point
    2. 27 March 1908:   Letter from Joseph Silversteen to C.A. Schenck re. Vanderbilt’s concern about road expenditures
    3. 17 October 1907:  Letter from Joseph Silversteen to C.A. Schenck re. meeting in Asheville to discuss wood and bark matter
    4. 19 August 1907:  Letter from Joseph Silversteen to C.A. Schenck re. forms for rights-of-Way
    5. 1 August 1907:  Letter from Joseph Silversteen to C.A. Schenck re. July meeting in Brevard at Franklin Hotel date change
    6. 23 July 1907:  Letter from Joseph Silversteen to C.A. Schenck re. July meeting in Brevard at Franklin Hotel
    7. 12 July 1907:  Letter from Joseph Silversteen to C.A. Schenck re. voucher for purchase of stumpage and meeting concerning Gloucester bark matter
    8. 31 May 1907:  Letter from Joseph Silversteen to C.A. Schenck re. executed deed for bark
    9. 9 May 1907:  Letter from Joseph Silversteen to C.A Schenck re. bark stumpage on Valentine lands
    10. 30 April 1907:  Letter from Joseph Silversteen to C.A. Schenck re. contract for Valentine lands stumpage; return contract of the Pink Smith agreement; G.L. Adams of Brevard Tannin Company and Chestnut Oak Bark
    11. 9 April 1907:  Letter from Joseph Silversteen to C.A. Schenck re. signed contract; Pink Smith; Mark Moore tract
    12. 2 April 1907:  Handwritten letter from Pink Smith to C.A. Schenck; re. Sycamore Church tract
    13. 1 April 1907:  Letter from Joseph Silversteen to C.A. Schenck re. Pink Smith tract; Sinyard (Siniard) Creek property and Mark Moore place
    14. 26 March 1907:  Letter from Joseph Silversteen to C.A. Schenck re. arrangements for peeling bark by Pink Smith; letter from Mark Moore
    15. 20 February 1907:  Handwritten letter from Pink Smith to C.A. Schenck re. peeling and hauling bark at Mills River
    16. 29 October 1906:  Letter from Joseph Silversteen to C.A. Schenck re. voucher sent for shipment
    17. 13 October 1906:  Letter from Joseph Silversteen to C.A. Schenck re. continued shipments of Hemlock bark; concern about differences in weight
    18. 13 September 1906:  Letter from Joseph Silversteen to C.A. Schenck re. beginning Shipment of Hemlock bark
    19. 9 August 1906:  Letter from Joseph Silversteen to C.A. Schenck re. market price for Hemlock bark
    20. 6 August 1906:  Letter from Joseph Silversteen to C.A. Schenck re. arrangements for shipments to begin
    21. 16 September 1905:  Letter from Joseph Silversteen to C.A. Schenck re. purchase and delivery of lumber
    22. 18 December 1902:  Letter from Joseph Silversteen to C.A. Schenck re. declining to make an offer on purchase of bark off the T.R.R. and a branch of the Southern but will consider of price is named
    23. 30 August 1902:  Letter from Joseph Silversteen to C.A. Schenck re. price of bark and future business dealings               
  3. Brief history of Toxaway Tanning Company from A History of Estatoe Ford, Jeptha, Toxaway, Estatoe and Rosman NC by Rebecca Suddeth, 2003
  4. Transylvania Times, August 1990, photocopy of early employees of Toxaway Tanning Company courtesy of Ruth and Tom Stroup
  5. Transylvania Times, 23 September 1985, Transylvania History, Toxaway Tanning Company Established in Rosman in 1901 by Ora Jones
  6. Certificate of Amendment to the Charter of Toxaway Tanning Company, 16 Feb 1933
  7. Toxaway Tanning Company payroll checks 1922-1928 (7)

     

    1. 1922 check to J.C. Mull
    2. 1923 checks to M.V. Marionneaux, Mich Lance, J. Jarrett, Tom Mahoney, L.Simpson Pawtuig, Harvy Dodgin, Leon Manley, J.R. Manley, Don Snipes, Coy Whitmire
    3. 1924 checks to Coy Whitmire, Leon Manley, Jess Masters, Dr. E.L. English, G.H. Barrett, L.L. McLean, A.N. Chandler, A.J. Manley, Will Jackson
    4. 1925 checks to C.H. Capps, Will Jackson, O.A. Rochester, Clyde Miles, Louie Whitmire, Joe Galloway, A.N. Chandler, Ed Wilson
    5. 1926 checks to G.R. Bell, D. Garrett, L.E. Masters, Earl Masters, Tom Masters, Leon Manley, J.B. Rogers, Henry Moss, B. J. Sitton, Dave Wilson, W. R. Galloway, Ike Holden, Will Jackson, C.A. Murphy, A.N. Chandler
    6. 1927 checks to G. Hale, W.E. Stricken, G. Watkins, Gene Stauberg, Will Jackson, John Jackson, Ed Staton, W.M. Perkins, Lorin Crow, J.R. Mahoney, D. Garrett, J.F. Galloway, J.C. McMahan, Nath Chapman
    7. 1928 check to B. Murphy
  8. Agreement between Swift & Company of Chicago Il and Toxaway Tanning Company of Rosman NC, 3 Oct 1907
  9. Articles of agreement between Toxaway Tanning Company and Joseph S. Silversteen and his Associates, 8 April 1902
  10. Articles of agreement and certificate in reference to the formation of a corporation pursuant to the laws of NC, Toxaway Tanning Company, 14 April 1902
  11. Early Transylvania County industry, Lynn Harding Lake Toxaway Collection
  12. Two checks from Toxaway Tanning Company
  13. Sylvan Valley News, 1911, Toxaway Tanning Company is the other big thing in Rosman
  14. Articles of Agreement made and consluded this 25 day of February 1907 by and between Toxaway Tanning Company and Jewell Belting Company
  15. 28 February 1903; Received of J.S. Silversteen stock certificate held as collateral for   leans made by George W. Mount
  16. Undated photocopy of Toxaway Tanning Company employees Babe Stroup, Homer Galloway, Sam Butler, Looney Powell and Crit Galloway
  17. Toxaway Tanning Company blank invoice