Joseph Birdsall receipt for purchase of rum from Samuel Seaman, 1780

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Title

Joseph Birdsall receipt for purchase of rum from Samuel Seaman, 1780

Subject

Birdsall, Joseph, 1739-1824.

Seaman, Samuel
Business enterprises
Business records
General stores
Receipts
Rum

Description

Receipt for payment of eleven pounds, one shilling, and four pence made by Joseph Burcham (alternate spelling of Birdsall) to Samuel Seaman, a New York City merchant. The payment was for the purchase of a barve [?] of 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

June 3, 1780

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

Joseph Birdsall receipt for purchase of rum from Samuel Seaman, 1780.jpg

Citation

“Joseph Birdsall receipt for purchase of rum from Samuel Seaman, 1780,” Hofstra University Library Special Collections: Digital Collections, accessed May 25, 2024, https://omeka.hofstra.edu/items/show/4481.

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