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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Paddock, Zach, 1824 - 1895 Ledger, 1872

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Minnesota State University, Mankato,
Memorial Library, Southern Minnesota Historical Center
Paddock, Zach (1824 - 1895). Ledger, 1872.
SMHC Manuscript Collection 1201

Paddock, Zach (1824 - 1895). Ledger, 1872. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1201. 1 Volume.


This collection is made up of a ledger kept by Zach Paddock, who was a Mankato, Minnesota businessman and politician. The ledger, dated 1872, contains transactions from Paddock's grain business. It contains notes on dealings with other grain companies from Winona, Minneapolis, and St. Paul.

History or Biographical Note:

Zach Paddock came to Mankato, Minnesota in 1858. He operated a grocery store and was a contractor and grain dealer during his time in Mankato. He also served as clerk of the Blue Earth County District Court (1860 - 1869), county coroner for three terms, and mayor of Mankato for one term. Paddock died in 1895.

Biographical information from Semi-Centennial of Mankato, (1902).


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Collection Citation:

Paddock, Zach (1824 - 1895). Ledger, 1872. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1201, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.


Mr. Tom Volk donated this collection in February 1975.

Processed By:

This collection was processed in January 1977. Finding aid revised by Robert Russell September 2000.

Related Collections:

It has been determined that there are no similar manuscript collections about Zach Paddock available elsewhere.

LCSH Subject Headings:

- Paddock, Zach 1824 - 1895
- Mankato (Minn.)

Related Collections at MSUM:

Paddock, Harry (1870 - 1961). Papers, 1870 -1930. SMHC Manuscript Collection 157. 1 Holinger Box, .43 Cubic Feet.