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Docno: ADMS-06-09-02-0258-0002

Author: Gardoqui, Joseph & Sons (business)
Recipient: Adams, John
Date: 1780-04-21

Invoice from Joseph Gardoqui & Sons

JA Invoice of One Barrell of Merchandize shippt per the Success illustration Capt. Philip Trash for Newburyport to address of Nathaniel Tracy Esqr. and for Acco. and Risk of Honble. John Adams Esqr.
No. 1. 1 Barrell with  
  1 piece with 25/5 vars Linens   at 11rs. per vare1   277.   6  
  6 Do   147 Do Do   at 8 Do   1,176.    
  12 Dozn. Common black Silk Hands.   at 100rs. per dozn.   1,200.    
  6  Do. Do. Collours Do.   at 100 Do.   600.    
  6 w.2 Green Thea   at 32 rs. per w.   192.    
  1 Dozn. Knives and forks   75.    
  1 Case mark No. 2: with 6 Dozn. Tumbler wine Glass at 8rs. per Dozn.   48.   0  
      To packg. and shippg     40.   0  
  3,608.   6  
      Commition Gratis     "  "    
[signed] Joseph Gardoqui & Sons
The content of all or some notes that appeared on this page in the printed volume have been moved to the end of the preceding document.
RC with enclosure (Adams Papers).
1. Vara, a Spanish unit of measurement equal to approximately 33 inches (OED).
2. This reading as a “w” is not certain, and the unit of measurement has not been determined.
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2018.