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Invoice


Accession number: 2016.16.2.57
Date: October 17 1933
Materials: Paper
Measurements: 17 cm L x 9.8 cm W
Subject: Bridgewater, Lena Davison, Bates, Freeman Hardware Co., David Hirtle, Roofing
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: Small rectangular shaped ivory coloured piece of paper.  Two small holes punched out along the top edge.  Pre-printed and handwritten invoice from Bates, Freeman Hardware Co., Bridgewater to David Hirtle for roofing supplies used at the Archibald Davison home, Bridgewater.
History of Use: Used to record a financial transaction between two parties.