Carl Julius Speck- $2,000 Draft to Joseph Muller- July 6, 1866

Item

Title

Carl Julius Speck- $2,000 Draft to Joseph Muller- July 6, 1866

Description

Carl Julius Speck wrote this $2000 Second National Bank draft to Joseph Muller on July 6, 1866. This could possibly a transaction related to saloon business.

Carl Julius Speck was the proprietor of the Western House until it was bought out by John Kneer. ¹ He is then listed in the 1867 Roots City Directory as being the proprietor of a saloon at Adams bs 6 b Persimmon. Joseph Muller returned from the Civil War and started and is involved in retail liquor in 1866. ²

See item 2020-0037

Contributor

OWNER: Phillip Mott

Coverage

Peoria, Illinois
1866-07-06

Creator

Carl Julius Speck

Date Created

1866-07-06

Date Submitted

2020-06-24

Identifier

2020-0036

Subject

check, draft, payment, transaction, bank

Type

image

Source

1. The History of Peoria County, Illinois- 1880 (665-666)
2. U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918- Illinois District 4; Monthly Lists; 1866