1855 - 1856 Detailed Listing of Equipment and Labor for Distilling Equipment for the Thompson & Brother Co. Liquor & Wine Traders New York City
(Americana - 19th Century - Manuscript - New York City - Business History - Wine & Liquor Trade - Distillery)

New York City, NY: Not Published, 1855. F A manuscript billing statement from Thomas Dusenburg, dated from April of 1855 to December of 1856, for several months of work. Including line items for: scaling a 5 gallon measure; copper pipe, solder, cocks, days of work, alcohol condensers, scroll worm, condensing worm, a copper still, copper columns; lengths of lead pipe, vacuum valves, water cocks, brass crotch, large bibb cocks and more; also denoting a return of unused solder; the final billing coming to $ 3531.02. The address for the Thomson firm not listed, however our research indicates that the business had commercial properties, including wine & liquor businesses & groceries, in lower Manhattan on Cherry Street and also elsewhere on the island. Approx. 6 3/4" x 16" size, with ink handwriting, very legible. Some wrinkling, soiling, old fold lines, bottom couple of inches of document split, no loss of text. In good condition and interesting mid-19th century New York City wine and liquor wholesale business & alcohol distilling history ephemera. Good Paperback (Item ID: 25391)


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