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Leonard de Bona:
An Inventory of His Papers, 1887-1903 and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library
Leonard de Bona was an Italian immigrant and businessman in Eagle Pass, Texas, who ran an importation business, as well as a hardware, and supply store, in that area for nearly 20 years.
The Leonard de Bona Papers consists of correspondence relating to Leonard de Bona's Eagle Pass Hardware and Supply Store from 1887-1903 and undated. There are approximately 500 letters of varying condition, some browning. Most correspondence are from neighboring Texas communities, often ordering supplies, although some range in distance as far as San Antonio, and importers in Chicago and the northeast.
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Bona, Leonard de, Papers, 1887-1903 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
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Processed by: Whitney Farmer, 2012