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    Grouping of Twelve Late 18th Century American Business Documents, included are the following:
    Listing of "ruffled shirts" sold to merchant William Wilson of Alexandria, Virginia, one page, 6.5" x 8.25", September 10, 1784. Split along one fold, else fine condition.
    Two invoices to William Wilson for various fabric goods, three pages, 89" x13", 1784 and 1785, stains, folds. Very good condition.
    ALS, "G. Salmon", four pages, 9.25" x 14.5", London, May 7, 1784 and May 12, 1784, to Captain Thomas Pamp and George Moore, n.p. Instructions for a commercial voyage to Maryland's Patuxent River are related here in minute detail. Large water stain, else very good condition.
    Two receipts on one sheet made out to Andrew Buchanan, signed by James Alcock and Charles Wells, two pages, 6.25" x 3.75", Baltimore, April 18, 1786 and London, June 1, 1786. Marginal splits, very good condition.
    ANS, "Joseph Woodbridge", one page with docketing, 6.5" x 4.25", September 19, 1787, Groton, Connecticut, to Captain Daniel Packer. Orders to deliver lumber. Light stains, fine condition.
    Partly-printed DS, "J. Osgood" and "William Morgand", two pages, 7.5" x 6.25", Salem, Massachusetts, January 8, 1793 and March 18, 1793. A call for citizens to sit on a Grand Jury. Fine condition.
    Itemized invoice, one page, 12.25" x 15.5", Norwich, Connecticut, October 31, 1782. Listed are purchases made between 1780 and 1782 by Dr. Colonel Joshua Huntington. With some staining and uneven toning, otherwise good condition.
    ANS, "Wm. Wilson", one page, 7.5" x 4.5", Alexandria, Virginia, November 30, 1792. Instruction to settle an account in sixty days. Fine condition.
    ALS, "Samuel Hobbs", one page, 5.75" x 7.25", Cambridge, Massachusetts, February 24, 1788, to Colonel Josiah Little, Newburyport. A very polite request for payment of monies owed. Some stains, very good condition.
    Invoice, 13" x 8", Philadelphia, December 13, 1796. Revisions to an account between John D. Blanchard and George Meade. Fine condition.
    ALS, "Walter Wimple", one page, 8" x 10", Claverack, New York, May 1, 1789, to State Treasurer Gerard Bankes, New York. Advises of funds being sent by courier. Lovely red wax seal with WW monogram. Fine condition. From the collection of Henry E. Luhrs.


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    October, 2007
    27th Saturday
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