1873 Apr. 8
Barber, S. D.
Mattoon (Ill.) - Glad to hear that Coggeshall's experiments with bees have come out well and requests a queen if he can spare one: "I have the promis of three wueens from difrant parties, but as I have all black bees, it will bee mutch easier to Italianize properly by having sevral Queens to rear drones and one to rear Queens from, this saves breeding in & in and by keeping down black d... more
1871 Apr. 28
T. S. Doremus & Co.
New York (N.Y.) - Have completed sales of Coggeshall's honey; recommends not sending the strained honey "those who have tried it say they don't like the flavor, besides it becomes candied. e think if the white comb was sent a little earlier in the season & by express it would be better."