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On offer is a very nice archive of 35 documents (mostly DS) dating from 1878 to 1891, all related to the Brig "Annie Batchelder," consisting of: ALS with fine content, dated "Cubia Jan. 8, 1889 Capt. H. V. Steelman... Friend Harding up to this time no change in the Leek. i am keeping two men pumping night and Day... i feel in hope it in top Some Where. if it in Bottom it bad...," signed R. B. Gardner; a partial (?) undated MD in pencil (agreement for construction of a new hull); 7pp. account sheet for goods and services provided for the Brig "Annie Batchelder" by Shoe & Chard in Camden, NJ (dated 1880), (10) 1891 payment of wages receipts, Philadelphia and New York (all with ship vignette); (12) receipts for various services/ companies (William E. Harper, Chronometer and Watch Maker, Philadelphia: for "glass in telescope;" Lamdin & Wheeden, Sail Makers, Baltimore; an 1886 receipt from Port Warden's N.Y. with early Telephone number; an 1879 DS Henry Delaney, Ship Smith, Philadelphia, etc.; (3) Stevedore receipts; and (7) Watchmen/ Ship-Keepers receipts (day and night service). Sizes varying from 7 x 3 to 8-1/2 x 13-1/2, folds (some small breaks), a few small edge tears/ chips, file/ staple holes, some creases-- overall G.
Title: 1878 - 1891 ARCHIVE OF DOCUMENTS, LETTERS, RECEIPTS ETC. HANDWRITTEN AND PRINTED RELATING TO THE BRIG 'ANNIE BATCHELDER'
Publisher: Cuba/USA, 1889
Book Condition: Very Good+
Size: 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 00MV245
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