1862 Port of Philadelphia 2-Pages of Manuscript & Printed Bills of Lading Entry of Merchandise Customs Duties for the Bark Fannie from Trinidad, Captain Herrick, Master for a Cargo of Sugar Imported By S. & W. Welsh
(Americana - 19th Century - Civil War - Shipping - Customs Duties)

Philadelphia, PA: Not Published, 1862. F Two Bills of Lading & Entry of Merchandise form, completed in manuscript. Dated 22nd May, 1862 for the Bark Fannie; Herrick, master; sailing from Trinidad; bringing in a cargo of sugar and on the other sheet, same date, for molasses. The goods were imported by S. & W. Welsh and are 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, partially filled-in and with receipted note of duties paid on the blank panel at the bottom of the sheet. Form with a small woodcut ships-at-sea scene at upper left corner, printed and sold by Chandler Printer No. 306 & 308 Chestnut St. 3rd Story. Approx. 11" x 17" size; old fold lines, little nicks, closed edge-tears to the paper edges, edge-soiling; overall, in very good condition. American Civil War era maritime trade business, shipping & customs imports history ephemera. Very Good Paperback (Item ID: 25427)


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