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Catalog Number 2014.84.1047
Object Name Bill
Title Grocery and Household Bill
Date 06/05/1829
Year Range from 1829
Year Range to 1829
Description A bill that consists of groceries and other everyday items. The bill is on a small off-white paper with black ink. The paper faded and discoloured from age. The bill stretches over a few months from April 28th, 1829 to June 5th, 1829. On the top right corner, it says: "Alexm[?] Robertson to John Lindermant[?]". The bill was not written in sequential order of the days she purchased. The buyer purchased 4 items on April 28th including: cheese, oil, tobacco, flour. He/She purchased 3 items on April 30th: lard, sugar, flour. Seven items on April 21: sugar, tea, tobacco, beef, crackers, beef, eggs. Six items on June 5th: salt, rye flour, sugar, tobacco, butter, and a bowl. On May 27th, it says: "order in full[?] of [?]." The total is £1.7.5. On the reverse, on the top left corner, it says "38 Mrs. Robertson age 1" 7" 5."

People Robertson, Mrs.
Linderman, John
Dimensions 12 cm w x 17 cm l