Joseph Birdsall receipt for purchase of dry goods from James & Harry Peters, 1779

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Title

Joseph Birdsall receipt for purchase of dry goods from James & Harry Peters, 1779

Subject

Birdsall, Joseph, 1739-1824.

James & Harry Peters
Business enterprises
Business records
Dry goods
General stores
Receipts

Description

Receipt for payment of seven pounds and nineteen shillings made by Joseph Birdsall to James & Harry Peters, New York City merchants. The payment was for the purchase of dry goods, including writing paper, women's hats, men's stockings, combs, linen, needles, and pins. 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 29, 1779

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)

Is Format Of

Receipt

Files

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Citation

“Joseph Birdsall receipt for purchase of dry goods from James & Harry Peters, 1779,” Hofstra University Library Special Collections: Digital Collections, accessed May 21, 2024, https://omeka.hofstra.edu/items/show/4477.

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