Receipt of check tendered as a cash advance from Judge Cain for six bales of cotton at 15.64 cents per pound, signed by Judge Cain, and the dray receipt from Planters Warehouse & Storage Co. from Judge Cain for the six bales of cotton. The final document is a draft receipt showing the 6 bales of cotton from the annual pool for Judge Cain.
Various documents regarding the bankruptcy of Textile Hardwood Manufacturing Company. The company first filed for bankruptcy in August of 1932. These documents are in chronological order of the bankruptcy case including a petition for bankruptcy debt discharge, the Deed of Trust, a newspaper clipping formally announcing the company bankrupt and its upcoming sale, and the letter announcing the meeting of creditors.
Various documents regarding the financial state of Textile Hardwood Manufacturing Company from 1931 to 1935, after which the company filed for bankruptcy. The final three documents are from 1942, after bankrupcty was filed, settling final debts and fees due to I. Schiffman & Company.
Various documents detailing land rented by Frank Williams, payments owed, and rental information including the promissory note promises the payment of $600 to Nelson Acklin for land rented by Frank Williams with signatures of Nelson Acklin and [sic] Schiffman on the back, an inquiry from Laurence Goldsmith regarding the character of Frank Williams as a renter and the bank's business intentions with him, a handwritten note detailing the amounts owed by Frank Williams that were mentioned in the letter from Goldsmith, a response to Goldsmith's inquiry from J. G. Bennett, a note stating the transfer of the rent note to the landlord, I. Schiffman & Co., and the release of Albert Clay's crop, a letter from Frank Williams to Laurence Goldsmith requesting help as he cannot work the land himself due to his wife's illness, and a letter from I. Schiffman & Co. after the transfer of the rented land to the company.
Various chattel mortgage contracts and paperwork, seed receipts, checks, payments, and debts pertaining to Frank Williams and the rented land he worked. These documents include multiple handwritten notes.
In these letters, R. D. McKinney tells S. Schiffman that he will have to take all McKinney's stocks as his landlord has taken all his cotton stock to pay his rent before McKinney could pay S. Schiffman. In the second letter, McKinney asks S. Schiffman to send him two dollars to finish paying off the cotton pickers. The final letter is a request for meat and coffee on credit.
This letter includes responses to Rison's wire and the return wire. It also includes information on cotton buyers and local weather conditions. The sender did not sign the letter, but it is most likely Oscar Goldsmith.