Connecticut River Paper Mill

Henry Dickinson started the Connecticut River Paper Mill in 1870 on the Third Level Canal. They are a maker of fine paper with one type being No. 1 High Grade. They were called the Connecticut River Paper Company from the 1870s to the 1890s.


The Purcell Envelope Company which formed in 1894 is a maker of United States stamped envelopes. They in 1896 joined with the Connecticut River Paper Mill.

Then they were the Union Paper Mill. Then a part of Riverside. Lastly, the United Folding Box Mill.

Sanborn map analysis:

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Sanborn 1949 map they are the United Folding Box Mill

Sanborn 1956 map

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