Chas. Dadant & Son
Hamilton (Ill.) - Catalog and price list for bees and beekeeping supplies, including queens, comb foundation, hives, tin pails, extractors, honey knives, bee-veils, jars, uncapping cans, smokers, and saws.
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
A. Benedict & Son
Mt. Gilead (Ohio) - Advertisement for sale of Italian bees, first introduced to the United Sates in 1860, with instructions for introducing queens to black bees and advertisements (and partial price list) for frame bee hives, stock, poultry, and seeds. Sold by Aaron Benedict, Morrow Co., Ohio.