1818 Detailed Gauge of Standing & Other Casks for Messr. A. & J. Thompson New York City Including Hundreds of Gallons of Wine & Rum By William Lawrence
(Americana - 19th Century - Manuscript - New York City - Occupational History - Weights and Measures - Wine & Liquor Business)

New York City, NY: Not Published, 1818. F Addressed to A. & J. Thompson from William Lawrence dated 3rd February 1818 for cask gauging & measuring work done by Lawrence and signed by him. With (57) numbered line items; different sizes of containers for alcoholic beverages, indicating measured gallons contained; butts, pipes, casks, on the first floor and in the cellar of the Thompson premises. Back of document notes this as Gauger Certificate No. 8. Approx. 7 1/2" x 11 1/2" size. Ink handwriting very legible; a little edge-chipping & wear; old fold lines; in very good condition and interesting early 19th century New York City alcoholic beverage business history ephemera. Very Good Paperback (Item ID: 25374)


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