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Accession number: 2016.16.2.54
Date: May 19 1933
Materials: Paper
Measurements: 21.8 cm L x 21.3 cm W
Subject: Bridgewater, Lena Davison, E. F. Himmelman general market, Fish
Narrative: Lena (Benjamin) Davison was born 19 May 1878 in Bridgewater, the daughter of  Daniel and  Adelia (Manning) Benjamin.  She lived her entire life in Bridgewater.  Active member of LaHave Chapter, I.O.D.E. and adherent of United Baptist Church.  Married Archibald Davison on 2 October 1901 and had 3 children, Henry F., Donald and Catherine.  Lena Davison was community minded and supported causes. Lena Davison died 26 June 1965.  Both are buried in Brookside Cemetery, Bridgewater.
Description: Square shaped ivory coloured piece of paper.  Two small round holes punched out along top edge of paper.  Pre-printed and handwritten invoice from E. F. Himmelman, general market, Bridgewaer to Mrs. Archibald (Lena) Davison, Bridgewter for the purchase of fish.
History of Use: Used to record a financial transaction between two parties.