Stanley was a commercial traveller for medical supply companies. The records below are orders from clients in South Africa, NZ and Australia, cash statements related to his work and an employment contract. There are also Stanley’s notes on the commercial prospects of various Sydney and Melbourne suburbs; number of doctors and pharmacists, nature and numbers of the population etc.
Stanley ventured extensively in India as a commercial traveller. I have no orders or receipts from his time in India but the bidriware and other Indian artefacts in the home of Isabel Krone, nee McKinnon, The Myrtles, were collected during those trips. Many of his grandchildren will remember this.
One of the items on Stanley’s order list is “sanatogen”, a brain tonic developed by the Bauer Chemical Co in Germany in 1898. It was marketed in the US as a nerve revitaliser. Directly below is an employment agreement between Stanley and Neurogen. There is a Neurogen pharmaceutical company trading today.