1864 Port of Philadelphia Manuscript & Printed Bill of Lading Entry of Merchandise Customs Duties for the Brig Albert from Havana, Irvine, Master Imported By Augustus Merino
(Americana - 19th Century - Civil War - Shipping - Customs Duties)

Philadelphia, PA: Not Published, 1864. F Bill of lading & Entry of Merchandise form, completed in manuscript. Dated July 1864 for the Brig "Albert" Irvine, master, sailing from Havana; bringing in a case of Spanish Peas & codfish. The goods were imported by Augustus Merino, listed in the packages and contents section of the form. The quantities are calculated for customs duties and signed by the agents in charge in manuscript. The reverse with the District and Port of Philadelphia bill of lading affirmation printed information, not filled-in; and with receipted note of duties paid on the blank panel at the bottom of the sheet. Form with a small woodcut sailing ship at upper left corner, printed and sold by Geo. W. Henry, 208 Dock St. Approx. 11" x 16 3/4" size; old fold lines, little nicks to the paper edges, edge-soiling, edge browned at left margin; in good condition. Interesting American Civil War era maritime business, shipping & customs imports history. Very Good Paperback (Item ID: 25032)

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