Joseph Birdsall receipt for partial payment made for purchases of dry goods and rum from Willett & O. [Obadiah] Seaman, 1769

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Title

Joseph Birdsall receipt for partial payment made for purchases of dry goods and rum from Willett & O. [Obadiah] Seaman, 1769

Subject

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

Description

Receipt for 28 pounds for payment made by Joseph Birdsall to Willett & [Ob]adiah Seaman, New York City merchants. The total amount of the bill was 37 pounds, 4 shillings, and 2 pence. Items purchased included dry goods and rum. 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

July 13, 1769

Contributor

O'Connor, Michael

Rights

Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Format

Receipt

Is Part Of

Carman Family Collection (Box 4, Folder 18)

Files

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Citation

“Joseph Birdsall receipt for partial payment made for purchases of dry goods and rum from Willett & O. [Obadiah] Seaman, 1769,” Hofstra University Library Special Collections: Digital Collections, accessed May 27, 2024, https://omeka.hofstra.edu/items/show/4473.

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