Furlong, John & Family

Title: Furlong, John & Family

Reference Code: Mss-0395

Inclusive Dates:  1841 – 1888

Quantity: 000.03 cu. ft.

Location: Sm Mss

Abstract: John Furlong was an early settler of Milwaukee and one of its most successful merchants and real estate owners.  His family also made their marks as businessmen, attorneys and music.

Scope and Content: The collection consists of receipts and two letters—one an 1862 letter of introduction to John Furlong and the other an 1888 letter describing a trip to New York City, including visits to the Metropolitan Museum and Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show.

Access and Use: No restrictions

Language: English