Certificate of Sale between H.S. Trowbridge and J.& P. N. Hanna

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  • Image for Certificate of Sale between H.S. Trowbridge and J.& P. N. Hanna
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Designed by
Brown, Grafton Tyler, American, 1841 - 1918
Subject of
J. & P.N. Hanna Importers, American
Trowbridge, H. S.
Medium
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
H x W: 4 3/4 × 8 1/2 in. (12.1 × 21.6 cm)
Type
bills of sale
Place used
San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
1875
Description
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.
Topic
African American
Business
Graphic design
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Object number
2015.240.1
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
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Classification
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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