Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to E. Gonda regarding the belongings found on Louis Gonda at the time of his death. Spivak mentions that the only items he possessed include a chain and 25 cents in change. He also talks about a "photographic outfit" and some clothing left behind as well. He is unsure of the value of the photographic materials and he advises against sending the clothing because it is too expensive and clothing from a sick patient should not be sent through the express company. He...
Dates: 1910 June 23
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to E. Gonda inquiring about whether or not to sell the camera that was left from her husband, Louis Gonda upon his death. He reminds her that $6.50 is needed to pay for Gonda's board at the sanatorium. He also mentions that if she wants the camera sent to New York, then she also needs to pay $8.00 for the expense to ship it. He gives her a 10 day notice to respond, and if she does not reply then JCRS will sell the camera and keep the money to cover debts that the...
Dates: 1911 May 4
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to F.D. Gonda. Spivak replies that Louis Gonda's grave is located at Golden Hill Cemetery with the block and grave numbers attached. Spivak then mentions that he will try to find a photographer that might be interested in purchasing the photographic equipment left by Louis Gonda. The letter is signed "Secretary" at the bottom.
Dates: 1910 July 20
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to F.D. Gonda. Spivak mentions that a member of the Board of Trustees had a few offers for the photographic equipment and the highest bid came to $20.00. Spivak then details that $5.50 plus $1.00 will be taken from that amount to cover boarding costs of Louis Gonda, as well as the cost for the death certificate. He states that if they are not willing to sell the camera for $20.00 then the family will need to pay $5.50 plus $7.00 or $8.00 to cover the cost of...
Dates: 1910 August 19
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to Mrs. Gonda confirming that he received the money order for a total of $14.50 to pay for the debts of Louis Gonda's death. He mentions that he will ship the photographic equipment as soon as possible.
Dates: 1911 May 12
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to E. Gonda following up about the photographic equipment that was sent in the mail. Spivak mentions that the camera has already been sent and enclosed the bill of the shipment. He also mentions that the account of Louis Gonda is actually larger than previously stated and he explains where the $14.50 had been spent. He then discovered that $2.00 remained from the total amount and sent it back to Mrs. Gonda.
Dates: 1911 June 10
Overview Handwritten letter from the Gonda family to C.D. Spivak. The letter acknowledges that they received the package containing the chain and the 25 cents in change. They mention that if the photographic equipment is still intact, its value should be between four or five-hundred dollars, emphasizing that the lens is one of the finest ever made. They state that sending the photographic equipment would be too expensive; therefore, Spivak should attempt to sell it for a reasonable amount of money and...
Dates: 1910 June 27
Overview Typed letter from E. Gonda to C.D. Spivak with an enclosed check for the requested amount of $14.50. She asks Spivak to send the Photographic equipment to Mrs. L. Gonda in New York City. Gonda thanks him for following up about the camera.
Dates: 1911 May 9
Overview Typed letter from the Gonda family to C.D. Spivak asking him where the photographic equipment is that had been sent earlier. They have not received the camera in the mail and ask Spivak to follow up regarding where the equipment is. The letter is signed on behalf of Mrs. L. Gonda.
Dates: 1911 June 2
Overview Typed letter from F.D. Gonda and the Gonda family to C.D. Spivak. The Gonda family is writing to follow up about a previous letter they had written and had not yet receive a response from. They mention that they answered the question about what to do with the photographic equipment in the previous letter. They also anxiously await his letter with information about the location of their father's grave. The letter is signed, "Your grateful debtors, F.D. Gonda, and family" with their New York...
Dates: 1910 July 13