This document is from a collection of financial papers related to the plantation operations of several generations of the Rouzee Family in Essex County, Virginia. The papers date from the 1790s through 1860.
This handwritten, single page document is a receipt given to Mr. Robert Hord for meals served at the Farmers Hotel. The receipt itemizes "5 dinners, servants' dinners, and 3 horses fed." The receipt is dated September 8, 1819. The document is written in black ink.