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Digital Gaston County, North Carolina

Distillery

John W. Kale Distillery Documents collection includes U. S. Internal Revenue Forms and letters by John W. Kale, of Mt. Holly, storekeeper and gauger at the distillery warehouse of W. H. B. Lineberger. (1890s)

 

Inventory of John W. Kale distillery documents:

(About 23 total Distillery documents, most are tri-fold pamphlets, and several are 11” by 17” and 6 pages, 8.5 by 14”, deed of trust record)

U. S. Internal Revenue Forms by John W. Kale, of Mt. Holly, Storekeeper and Gauger at the Distillery Warehouse of W. H. B. Lineberger. Envelope dated: May 1895.

Contents: 

  • Form 289 Return of Gauger’s Manuals, Hydrometers, Locks, Seals, Weighing Beams, and Appliances, 5th District of N.C. for the Month ending July 18, 1895, by John W. Kale.
  • Form 86 Storekeeper’s Daily Return, Warehouse No. 2828, carried on by W. H. B. Lineberger, Nov. 23rd, 1894.
  • Form 59 Gauger’s Return of Spirits, gauged for W. H. B. Lineberger, distiller in the 5th District of N.C. this 23rd day of Nov., 1894.
  • Form 59 Gauger’s Return of Spirits, Entered into Warehouse by W. H. B. Lineberger, March 23, 1895.
  • Form 59a Gauger’s Return of Spirits Entered into Warehouse by W. H. B. Lineberger Nov 23, 1894.
  • Form 59a Gauger’s Return of Spirits Withdrawn from Warehouse by W. H. B. Lineberger, May 15, 1895. (2 handwritten copies)
  • Form 88 Storekeeper’s Monthly Abstract of Materials Used, Mash or Beer Produced, and Spirits Warehoused. Report of John W. Kale, Storekeeper, of the kind and quantity of materials used for the production of Spirits in Distillery No. 2828 carried on by W. H. B. Lineberger, in the 5th District of N.C. Dated at Mount Holly, N.C., 30th Nov. 1894.
  • Form 118 U.S. Internal Revenue. Daily Report of Distilled Spirits and Wine Stamps, Other than Tax-Paid, Used by Gauger. Nov. 30th, 1894. J. W. Kale, Gauger. 5th Dist., N.C. (Report of Stamps Used by P. E. Lentz and J. W. Kale).

U. S. Internal Revenue Forms by John W. Kale, of Mt. Holly, Storekeeper and Gauger at the Distillery Warehouse of W. H. B. Lineberger. Envelope dated: May 25, 1898.

Contents:

  • Letter from Internal Revenue Service, Fifth District, N.C., Collector’s Office, Asheville, N.C.  March 15, 1898, to John W. Kale, Mount Holly, N.C. about assignment to distillery of A. A. Cass, No. 4273, Osbornville, Wilkes County, N.C.
  • Letter from John W. Kale, Mount Holly, N.C., March 18, 1898 to Internal Revenue Service, Fifth District, N.C., Collector’s Office, Asheville, N.C. Kale writes that he received his assignment to distillery of A. A. Cass, No. 4273, but is unable to report for duty due to his own health and a daughter who is very sick.
  • Letter from Internal Revenue Service, Fifth District, N.C., Collector’s Office, Asheville, N.C.  April 7, 1898, to John W. Kale, Mount Holly, N.C. about assignment to distillery of M. F. Roberson, No. 4240, in Purlear, Wilkes County, N.C.
  • Letter from John W. Kale, Mount Holly, N.C., April 12, 1898 to Internal Revenue Service, Fifth District, N.C., Collector’s Office, Asheville, N.C. Kale writes that he received his assignment to distillery of M. F. Roberson, No. 4240, in Wilkes County, N.C., but is unable to report for duty due to daughter’s illness.
  • Letter from Internal Revenue Service, Fifth District, N.C., Collector’s Office, Asheville, N.C.  April 28, 1898, to John W. Kale, Mount Holly, N.C. about assignment to distillery of Joel Privett, No. 4130, at Lovelace, Wilkes County, N.C.
  • Letter from Internal Revenue Service, Fifth District, N.C., Collector’s Office, Asheville, N.C.  May 25, 1898, to John W. Kale, Mount Holly, N.C. about assignment to distillery of M. F. Roberson, No. 4240, in Purlear, Wilkes County, N.C.
  • Letter from Internal Revenue Service, Fifth District, N.C., Collector’s Office, Asheville, N.C. October 19, 1898, to John W. Kale, Mount Holly, N.C., notifying him that he has been assigned to duty at distillery of J. M. Kellen, No. 4012, Iredell County, N.C.
  • Letter from Internal Revenue Service, Fifth District, N.C., Collector’s Office, Asheville, N.C. October 22, 1898, to John W. Kale, Mount Holly, N.C., requesting response about accepting assignment to duty at a distillery.
  • Form 370 Transcript from Book (Form 52C, Revised) Kept by Distillers as Wholesale Liquor Dealers. Distilled Spirits Received and Disposed of by L. P. Rankin, Proprietor of Distillery No. 4283, near Mountain Island, 5th District of N. C. for month ending Oct. 31, 1896.

Form 87 U.S. Internal Revenue 5th District of N.C. Distillery Warehouse No. 4283 Monthly Return of John W. Kale, Storekeeper at the Distillery Warehouse of L. P. Rankin For The Month of December, 1895.

Letter to John W. Kale, Belmont, N.C., Jan. 13, 1897, from John Leeper, about assignment to duty as storekeeper and gauger at distillery No. 4283 of L. P. Rankin to take effect on the 13th day of Jan. 1897.

Letter to J. B. White, Raleigh, N.C., Jan. 10, 1893, from John W. Kale, about the “ten hour labor law” for the relief of women and children that work in the cotton mills.

Series 7, No. 7, Revised. – Supplement No. 3. United States Internal Revenue. Additional Regulations and Instructions Concerning the Tax on Distilled Spirits Under the Act of August 28, 1894. Dated: August 30, 1894. Washington: Government Printing Office. 1894.

Letter to John W. Kale, Mount Holly, N.C. October 28, 1899, from Treasury Department, Washington, D.C., to inform Kale that his services as Storekeeper and Gauger for 5th District of N.C. will be discontinued.

Letter to Deputy Collectors, March 11, 1895, from M. E. Carter, Collector, Internal Revenue Service, 5th District, N.C. Letter details the duties and responsibilities of deputy collectors as it relates to the distillery, the distiller, and the Storekeeper and Gauger.

Trust Deed Walter Baker To Mrs. Elizabeth Kale: “This indenture made and entered into this the 25th day of October 1909 by and between Walter B. Baker of the County of Gaston, State of N.C., party of the first part, and J. W. V. Kale of the County of Gaston, State of North Carolina, party of the second part and Mrs. Elizabeth Kale of the aforesaid County and State, party of the third part.” Other Names: W. F. Brinkley

(6 pages, 8.5” by 14”)

Mount Holly, N.C. June 7, 1897 Rec’d from ___ ___ Eighty-five Dollars in full of all demands to date. $85.00 John W. Kale.

One day from date I promise to pay One day after date 12 13 J. W. Kale.

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