Joseph Birdsall business note from James Thustin?, 1768

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Title

Joseph Birdsall business note from James Thustin?, 1768

Subject

Birdsall, Joseph, 1739-1824.
Thustin, James
Thurston, James
Business enterprises
General stores

Description

Business note from James Thustin? (possible an alternate spelling for "Thurston") to Joseph Birdsall. In the note, Thustin requests that Birdsall send him "by the barrer [sic] one pound of powder and four pounds of shot and one black handkerchief and in so doing will obblige [sic] yours to serve." The location at the top of the note is listed as "Oyster Bay South." 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

1768

Contributor

O'Connor, Michael

Rights

Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Format

Business note

Is Part Of

Carman Family Collection (Box 3, Folder 34)

Files

Joseph Birdsall business note from James Thustin, 1768.jpg

Citation

“Joseph Birdsall business note from James Thustin?, 1768,” Hofstra University Library Special Collections: Digital Collections, accessed February 26, 2024, https://omeka.hofstra.edu/items/show/4433.

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