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Catalog Number 1977.51.15.2
Object Name Statement
Title Handwritten Statement to A.J. Fergusson, Esq. from C.H. Webster, Chemist & Druggist, Guelph
Date 09/01/1849
Year Range from 1849
Year Range to 1849
Description Statement; Handwritten in black ink on rectangular white paper. At top, is printed letterhead of business in black lettering. Below this is a ledger that is lined and divided into nine columns with red and blue printed lines. This ledger continues on the reverse side, but there is nothing entered in this space on this side.
Dated 1st September, 1849 and issued to A.J. Fergusson, Esq. from C.H. Webster.
Letterhead: "GUELPH / BOUGHT OF C.H. Webster / CHEMIST & DRUGGIST, MARKET SQUARE." In upper left corner is printed among wavy black lines: "IMPORTER OF ENGLISH CHEMICALS, PATENT MEDICINES, PERFUMERY, STATIONERY, BRUSHES &c."
Statement lists purchases made from January 1st to August 28, 1849. These purchases included such items as "Chloride Lime, shaving cream, soap, eye water, cakes soap, cold cream, corn plaster, tooth powder, etc" These purchases come to a total balance of 5 L. (pounds), 4 shillings, 9 pence. Under this is entered that on February 17, Fergusson paid 2pounds, 2shillings, and 7 pence cash on his account which left a balance of 3 pounds, 2 shillings and 2 pence. Beside this balance is written "Received Payment - C.H. Webster".
People Webster, C. H.
Fergusson, Adam Johnston (A.J.)
Search Terms Market Square
Webster (C.H.) Chemist and Druggist
Subjects ACCOUNTING
COMMERCIAL - CHEMISTS
COMMERCIAL - DRUGGISTS
Dimensions 26.25 x 21 cm. - L x W