Bordeaux October 19. 1807
Invoice of One Puncheon Best Champain Prime old Brandy, at least 15 Years old, from Cognac, augmented to 4th Proof, shipped on board the Ship Susan, Capt. Howard on acct of James Madison Esqr. Secretary of State; consigned to the Collector of NewYork, David Gelston.
|⟨V⟩. 1||1 Puncheon. Brandy, containing 50 1/ 2 ⟨Velts⟩ @ 360 frs. pr. 27 ⟨Velts⟩||}||673:||33|
|More value of 4 ⟨Velts⟩ Spirits put upon each 60 ⟨velts⟩ of Brandy, to raise it to the 4th proof, in all 3 1/ 2 ⟨Velts⟩, at 180 frs. pr. 27 ⟨Velts⟩||}||23:||33|
|at Cognac, as follows|
|for preparing the Casks & having put it up||30:00|
|for Carriage to Pons||10:00|
|Stamps & Postage||:90|
|Commission, 2 1/ 2 % on 737:56||14:75||55:65|
|at Bordeaux, vizt.|
|freight from Cognac||28:00|
|Permit, Storage, Brokers fees &c.||4:50|
DLC: Papers of James Madison.