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Receipt from Burnham & Gentlee in Manchester, 16 November 1844

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Manchester Nov 16th 1844
[Wm G. Burnham & Eliz Burnham, married in 1844 and setting up housekeeping]

Mr. William Burnham Bought of Burnham & Gentlee

[qty][item][shillings/pence
or unit price]
[dollars.cents]
½ dzTumblers9/.75
1 prDishes5/.83
1 "Lamps3/6.58
1 "Do [ditto for Lamps]2/5.42
1 "Salts2/.33
1Castor4/6.75
1Tea Sett 1.88
1Edge Dish2/.28
1Chamber .33
1 dzPlate6/1.00
1 dzPlate4/6.75
1Pitcher1/6.25
1Sugar Bowl .14
½ dzTeas [teaspoons?] .18
 Lipp and Crust [?] .16
2Pitchers9.25
1Coved Dish [Covered Dish]4/6.75
1 dzEdge Plates3/.50
½ dzDo .21
¼ dzDo .10
1Pitcher .07
1Tea Pot .16
1[paper creased, illegible .75
3Bowles1/.17
1Nappin3/9.62
1Plates4/.67
1Do .28
1Ewer and Basin5/3.87
1Chamber [Pot]4/6.75
1I S Pan .18
3Nappins @ 8.24
2Do@ 14.28
2Plates .10
1Wash Stand7/61.25
1Cloths Basket2/6.42
1Bucket1/6.25
1Nest Boxes2/6.42
1Coffee Mill4/6.75
1Tray2/3.38
 Wicking .08
1Choping Knife2/.33
1Broom.12.45
1Seive.33
1 dzC Pins [clothes pins?] .04
1Fur Kin [Firkin]2/3.38
20 lbsSugar@ 81.60
4 "Raisins9d [9 pence].50
¼ "Cassia .08
¼ "Pepper  .06
¼ "Alspice .06
¼ "Ginger     .03
Amt Carried Over [end page 1]22.66
 
To amt Brot over [page 2]22.66
1Bail [?] Pot .10
1  .09
1  .07
2Pans@ 7.14
1Do .10
1Small Tub2/3.37
¼ lbNutmegs .30
¼ "Cloves .09
¼ "[-] H Tea .15
¼ "B Do .10
1Coffee .09
9Cheese@ 7.63
2Suga[-] .26
7Lard@ 8.56
1lb [--] 1.00
1Pail     .22
$ 26.93
 
1 BblFlour 5.37
2 gallsMolasses28.56
1Jug2/3    .37
$ 33.23
Rec’d Pay
Burnham & Gentlee



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