Joseph Birdsall bill for purchase of dry goods from Willett & Obadiah Seaman, c.1790s

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Title

Joseph Birdsall bill for purchase of dry goods from Willett & Obadiah Seaman, c.1790s

Subject

Birdsall, Joseph, 1739-1824.
Willett & Obadiah Seaman
Bills
Business enterprises
Dry-goods
General stores

Description

Joseph Birdsall bill in the amount of 9 pounds and 19 shillings for the purchase of dry goods from Willett & Obadiah Seaman, New York City merchants. Items purchased included salt, silks, and indigo. The name Birdsall was spelled "Burdsel", which was an alternate spelling. Note: Birdsall owned a general store in Jerusalem (present-day Wantagh), N.Y. He was also a surveyor, a partner in a grist mill, a teacher in the Jerusalem school, and a lieutenant in the loyalist militia.

Date

c.1790s

Contributor

O'Connor, Michael

Rights

Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Format

Bill

Is Part Of

Carman Family Collection (Box 3, Folder 24)

Files

Joseph Birdsall bill for purchase of dry goods from Willett & Obadiah Seaman, c.1790s.jpg

Citation

“Joseph Birdsall bill for purchase of dry goods from Willett & Obadiah Seaman, c.1790s,” Hofstra University Library Special Collections: Digital Collections, accessed June 17, 2024, https://omeka.hofstra.edu/items/show/4416.

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