Letter from F. B. Jaiues to L. De Bona.

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1889-05-01
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Leonard de Bona was a businessman, possibly of Italian descent, in Eagle Pass, Texas, who ran a hardware and supply store in that area for nearly 20 years. He served as a point of contact for customers throughout South Texas and nearby Mexico, providing not only hardware but food, clothing, and sundries. He had business contacts in San Antonio, Chicago, and abroad (Central Mexico, Italy, and other locations.)
Archive of Correspondence relating to L. de Bona's Eagle Pass Hardware and Supply Store from 1887-1903 and undated. Approximately 500 letters, varying states of condition, some browning. An important archive for a businessman on the border in Eagle Pass, Texas with nearly 500 letters, most from neighboring Texas communities, order supplies.
Organized by the following series: Correspondence and Chronological
Bona, L. de, Papers, 1887-1903 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
Compañia del Ferrocarril Internacional Mexicano.
Describes the inferiority of the butter sent and requests strictly final class butter next time.
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Bona, L. de, Eagle Pass Hardware and Supply Store of Texas
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