From Frederick Shinkle: Bill and Receipt
ADS: Historical Society of Pennsylvania
To Frederick Shinkle6
|January 8||To 1 pr. Breeches for Dunlaps7 Negroe||£1.||7.||–|
|May. 13||To 1 pr. Breeches for Negroe||1.||7.||–|
|To Washing and altering 2 pr. Breeches||–||7.||6|
|To 1 [illegible] Wool||–||2.||–|
|To 2 pr. Gloves at 7s. 6d.||–||15.||–|
Dec. 13. 1763 Recd the within in full of all Accounts per me8
Endorsed: F. Shinkle old Acct
6. Shinkle seems to have been a Philadelphia tailor or leatherworker who specialized in breeches and gloves for Negroes. Several similar bills of later dates survive.
7. Probably William Dunlap (see above, V, 199 n; VII, 158), postmaster at Philadelphia.
8. This much of the receipt, and the endorsement, are in BF’s hand.