Joseph Birdsall business note from Samuel Townsend, 1773

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Title

Joseph Birdsall business note from Samuel Townsend, 1773

Subject

Birdsall, Joseph, 1739-1824.
Seaman, Thomas
Willet & Richard Seaman
Business enterprises
General stores

Description

Samuel Townsend business note to Joseph Birdsall. In the note, Townsend states that "I Have Settled the sales of your Pork with Willet and Richard Seaman, & the hhd [hogshead] of Rum which you had amount to £17 170 which I am much in want of. Therefore As I am indebted to Thomas Seaman & Co. £10 181 which allotted to pay with the hhd [hogshead] Rum you had – I have given them an order on you for Ten Pound Eighteen Shilling & one penny, Which your answering will much oblige.” 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

Dec. 22, 1773

Contributor

O'Connor, Michael

Rights

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Format

Business note

Files

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Citation

“Joseph Birdsall business note from Samuel Townsend, 1773,” Hofstra University Library Special Collections: Digital Collections, accessed July 24, 2024, https://omeka.hofstra.edu/items/show/4455.

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