Receipt for items, issued to Elizabeth Wise by Robert Barham, 1856, March -December

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Receipt for items, issued to Elizabeth Wise by Robert Barham, 1856, March -December

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Receipt issued to Elizabeth Wise by Robert Barham for goods and services purchased from March-December, 1856. Items listed include lard, sugar, flour, a wooden bucket, sweet potatoes, and a hat. Services listed on the receipt include covering washing clothes for Henry.

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1856 Mrs E Wise
In apt. with Robert Barham
for things bought at Store
and Cash paid her by him at different times
March 8 To 16 lbs. of flower @ 6¼ cts.     1.00
3 lbs of Sugar @ 11 cts.         33
April 8 1 wood bucket 25 cts. & 3 lbs Sugar @ 10 cts.         55
                  18 by Cash paid         25
July 24 1 lb of Lard @ 16         16
3 Hundred Slabs @ 75 cts per hund     2.25
.. .. &; covering kitchen     2 00
Sept. 23 1 lb of Lard @ 1/         16
& for washing clothes for henry         52
            30 by Cash paid     5   00
October 10 1½ bushel Sweet potatoes         37
$12.59
Dec. 1st To Cash paid         25
To 1 hat for henry         25
$   8   09

Received Payment Robert Barham

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Ink on paper

Citation

Barham, Robert , “Receipt for items, issued to Elizabeth Wise by Robert Barham, 1856, March -December,” Special Collections, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accessed December 6, 2022, https://cwfjdrlsc.omeka.net/items/show/158.

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