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Designed by:
Grafton Tyler Brown, American, 1841 - 1918  Search this
Subject of:
J. & P.N. Hanna Importers, American  Search this
H. S. Trowbridge  Search this
ink on paper (fiber product)
H x W: 4 3/4 × 8 1/2 in. (12.1 × 21.6 cm)
bills of sale
Place used:
San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
This is a rectangular off-white paper certificate of sale between H.S. Trowbridge and J.& P. N. Hanna.
Obverse: The certificate is dated "Febru 16 1875" in the top right corner. The central printed text reads "Bought of J. & P.N. Hanna/ Importers of/ Woodberry Cotton Duck, Flax Canvas, Ravens etc./ All Widths of Cotton Canvas/ Grain [illegible] Wool Bags, Flax Fleece & Cotto Twines, Roofing, Sheathing & Boiler Felt./ Nos. 308 & 310 Davis Street/ Lith. G.T. Brown & Co.S.F." There is a stamp in blue ink running verticley along the left hand margin that reads "Egarton, Allen & Co./ Feb 17 1875/ San Francisco."
Reverse: The back is blank.
African American  Search this
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
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Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture