Arizona Territory: Documents Relating to Pioneer Freighter
Two documents relating to David Neahr (1826-1884). 1) A letter sent from David Neahr, Yuma, Arizona Territory, to L. M. Jacobs and Company, January 1, 1876, forwarding shipping receipt and freight bill 2) A letter sent from Neahr, Marieapa, Arizona Territory, to the L.M. Jacobs Company, May 17, 1879 on letterhead of “David Neahr, General Commission and Forwarding, Wholesale and Retail Dealer in General Merchandise,” in which he informs the company that he “charged to your account the enclosed order for 21 Dolls and 19 cents.” Neahr was a pioneer freighter in Arizona Territory. Besides being instrumental in building the Yuma Prison, he worked for L. M. Jacobs and Company in Tucson as their agent in Yuma, transferring goods from Yuma to Tucson.
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