Capt. John Birdsall receipt for purchase of foodstuffs, 1751

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Title

Capt. John Birdsall receipt for purchase of foodstuffs, 1751

Subject

Birdsall, John, Sr., 1696-1764.
Hawxhurst, William
Receipts

Description

Receipt for purchases made by Capt. John Birdsall from William Hawxhurst. Items purchased include salt, molasses, and sugar. Birdsall resided in Jerusalem (present-day Wantagh). The location at the top of the receipt is listed as "Cold Spring," which later became known as Cold Spring Harbor.

Date

Nov. 19, 1751

Contributor

O'Connor, Michael

Rights

Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Format

Receipt

Is Part Of

Carman Family Collection (Box 1, Folder 25)

Files

Capt. John Birdsall, receipt, 1795 .jpg

Citation

“Capt. John Birdsall receipt for purchase of foodstuffs, 1751,” Hofstra University Library Special Collections: Digital Collections, accessed May 25, 2024, https://omeka.hofstra.edu/items/show/4333.

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