Hardeman & Barret General Merchandise, 1870-1873 | East Texas Research Center

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ID: B/38

Extent: 1.0 Volumes

Subjects: Hardeman & Barret General Merchandise Store (Melrose, Tex.), Small business -- Texas, East, Stores, Retail -- Texas -- Melrose

Collection Historical Note

In 1847, Blackstone Hardeman, Jr. opened a general merchandise store in Melrose, Texas. Just prior to the Civil War in 1861 Lyne T. Barret became Hardeman's junior business partner. The Hardeman & Barret General Merchandise Store was well-stocked with a variety of goods including groceries, materials by the yard, hats, shoes, linens, tableware, kitchenware, and other hardware goods. Stock for the store came from New Orleans from whence it was brought overland by wagons

Subject/Index Terms

Hardeman & Barret General Merchandise Store (Melrose, Tex.)
Small business -- Texas, East
Stores, Retail -- Texas -- Melrose

Administrative Information

Repository: East Texas Research Center

Related Materials: L. T. Barret Collection. ETRC Personal & Family Collection. A-274


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