Manuscript Group 302, Osgood and Company, Little Falls, NJ, Records, 1814-1817
Documents, Manuscripts, Maps, & Photographs
Manuscript Group 302,
Osgood and Company, Little Falls, NJ
Records, 1814-1817, 0.15
linear feet / 1 volume
Call Number: MG 302
Processed as part of the “Farm to City” project funded
by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Payroll records kept by a
textile factory in Little Falls, Passaic County, New Jersey. This volume
also includes some accounts of Baldwin and Camp, 1826, a New York grocer.
Osgood and Company was a textile
manufacturer that used the water power of the Passaic River in Little Falls
(Passaic County), New Jersey. This enterprise was owned by Walter F.
Osgood (fl. 1814-1817) and predates both of the towns better-known mills, the
Beattie Manufacturing Company Carpet Mill and the New Jersey and Little Falls
The source of this
collection is unknown.
This volume contains payroll records of
the Osgood and Company from 1814-1817. Unfortunately, due to water damage
about one-forth of these records are illegible. Another company, Baldwin
and Camp, later Wilson and Camp, used the volume in 1825-1826 as an account
book. These accounts, however, contain minimal information and are not
Processed by Luis Delfino,