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Bill of Lading


Accession number: X.235; 235
Date: August 2 1814
Materials: PAPER
Measurements: 12 cm L x 18 cm W
Vessel Name: SWALLOW
Subject: HALIFAX, YARMOUTH, SHIPS, SWALLOW, BUSINESS, COLLINS & ALLISON, PEOPLE, EDWARD COSBY, THOMAS CROWELL, ESQ., BARLEY
Description: SINGLE PIECE OF IVORY COLOURED PAPER. PRE-PRINTED SHIPPING FORM FILLED IN BY HAND. RECORDS THAT BARLEY IS BEING SHIPPED BY COLLINS & ALLISON FROM HALIFAX TO YARMOUTH BY THE VESSEL SWALLOW. SHIP MASTER EDWARD CROSBY. SHIPMENT FOR THOMAS CROWELL.
History of Use: USED TO RECORD TRANSACTION.