Annapolis Weekly Journal Receipts (1877-1881)

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Annapolis Weekly Journal Receipts (1877-1881)

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  • 1877-1881 (Creation)

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Annapolis Journal. Abraham Balcom receipt for yearly weekly journal submissions. Printer Wm. H. Banks, Dr. Abraham Balcom crowned in portsmith ma 1979/1880.

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3 receipts (proof of payment) First a) dating may 26 1878 crediting money to Wm. H. Banks. Dr., Printer for Annapolis weekly journal from July 9 1878, amount $1.50. some hand writing is at the bottom of slip. Writing is done in fancy black lettering, with outer trim. A brown stain is located on back. b) same as other trim is now plainer, dates April 18, 1879 created to Feb 8, 1878- Feb 8 1879. c) Paper is thicker with a glaze finish. Some design + plain border as b. Dates April 14, 1880, credited to Feb 8 1880 - Feb 1881. Each one is signed by Dr.Banks "Wm H. Banks." at bottom.

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Good condition, papers (3) have been folded, and faint creases are visible in paper. a) brown stain on back side. b) no damage. c) no damage.

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Received August 23 2010, From Blair Staples, Granddaughter of Abraham Balcom.


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O'Dell House Museum - Tote #2 - Cupboard in Age of Sail Room.

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