Nashville, TN: The company, 1890-1909. Manuscript record of the stockholder and board of directors meetings for this 20 year period, many entries recorded and signed by J.H. Baird as secretary. Small 4to. (93) pp., with additional typed minutes, reports, and financial statements tipped-in or pasted in. Original charcoal cloth copybook, stamped "Exercise / Folio" on upper cover; some wear at the edges, but very good. Item #37729
Complete record of the directors and shareholders meetings for this period, recording the original by-laws for the organization from its first meeting in 1890, changes in stock ownership, elections, etc.; the Roberts family sold its shares in the company in 1904, and the company name was changed to the Baird Cowan Publishing Company. The company published SOUTHERN LUMBERMAN and SOUTHERN MERCHANT, two business periodicals.