Item 0004 - Letter, 4 September 1871

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Letter, 4 September 1871

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CA MUA MG 1022-2-1-071-0004

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Alonzo W. Balch was born on September 16, 1837, in Hartford, Connecticut.

He was an American tea and coffee merchant and owned the company A.W. Balch & Co., which imported and dealt in foreign and domestic wines and liquors.

In 1865, he married Joanna B. Rohr (1840-1901). After the death of his wife and only son, David Clark (1867-1902), he committed suicide on December 21, 1903, in New York City, New York.

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Letter from A.W. Balch to John William Dawson, written from New York.

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  • Box: M-1022-4