Adams Papers

Invoice from Joseph Gardoqui & Sons, 21 April 1780

Invoice from Joseph Gardoqui & Sons

JA Invoice of One Barrell of Merchandize shippt per the Success 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 "  "

Joseph Gardoqui & Sons

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RC with enclosure (Adams Papers).

1Vara, a Spanish unit of measurement equal to approximately 33 inches (OED description begins The Oxford English Dictionary, Oxford, 1933; 12 vols. and supplements. description ends ).

2This reading as a “w” is not certain, and the unit of measurement has not been determined.

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