ENTRY OF MERCHANDISE, IMPORTED BY ROBERT CAMPBELL FOR JOHN BONES, IN THE SHIP HOPE WHEREOF G. MORCE IS MASTER, FROM LIVERPOOL ON THE THIRD DAY OF MARCH 1828.

[Savannah: 1828]. Oblong folio broadsheet, partly printed, completed in neat ink manuscript. 6-1/4" x 16." Very Good.

The verso is the printed Oath of Campbell as "consignee, importer, or agent" at the "District and Port of Savannah." He swears "that the invoice and bill of lading now presented by me to the Collector of the Port of Savannah, are the true and only invoice and bill of lading by me received... SO HELP ME GOD."
The transported goods, identified in neat manuscript on the recto, were for John Bones of Augusta, Georgia. The goods were sheet iron, hoop iron, chains, anvils, vices, gig springs, scythes, knives, sickles. Printed columns provide spaces for quantities, values, free goods, goods subject to various tariffs, charges not subject to duties.
Bones [1792-1870] was an Irish immigrant to Augusta. He was one of the incorporators of the Augusta Insurance and Banking Company, and built Augusta's first cotton factory, according to Find A Grave online. Item #37694

Price: $275.00

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