[Calcutta.] Copies of Bills of Lading of the ship "Belle of the Sea," Captain C. Lewis, from Calcutta to London [cover title]

Cleared at the Custom House, Calcutta, 4 March: 1858. Oblong 8vo, 35 leaves, each a printed, pro-forma bill-of-lading, each accomplished in ink and declaring various goods, the quantity thereof, the shipper, the destination, etc., most identified as the "captain’s copy" and all within a printed wrapper, titled as above. Many printed on blue paper. Front wrapper loose, but present; very good. Among the articles shipped are "50 bags rice," "Ten chests of indigo," "Six thousand, one hundred & fifty pieces deer horns," "Four hundred bags of Cutch," "Six hundred six bags sugar," "Two thousand & fifty-six bags lindseed," "One hundred bale of Jute," etc. Item #43562

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