The Resource Broadside

Broadside

Label
Broadside, 1879
Title
Broadside
Inclusive dates
1879
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Includes a statement of the capital assets of the company as of Jan. 1, 1879. Also printed are quotations from several newspapers and magazines concerning the company and its operations under the New York Safety Fund Law. The reverse of the broadsheet shows a Revolutionary War era soldier, accompanied by two dogs with collars marked "Reserve" and "Safety fund," gazing at a sinking ship flying flags that read: "Cheap insurance" and "No reserve."
Related
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
  • Updated and reboxed
Biographical or historical data
The Continental Insurance Company insured against losses by fire. In 1879 the president of the company was George T. Hope.
Cataloging source
Vi
Citation source
Available for purchase: Edwards, Conley L., III et al., comps. A GUIDE TO BUSINESS RECORDS IN THE VIRGINIA STATE LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES. Richmond : Virginia State Library and Archives, 1994
Label
Broadside
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
2
Immediate source of acquisition
King, George, H.S.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000493106
Reproduction note
Photocopies.
Type of unit
leaves.

Library Locations

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