Item #56609 Ship General Jackson & owners to J. Le Baron, Dr. William H. D'Wolf.

Ship General Jackson & owners to J. Le Baron, Dr.

Bristol: January 20, 1842. Large bifoliate bill of sale (approx. 13½" x 10¾"), 3 pages plus a docket on the verso of the integral leaf, listing approx. 55 goods and commodities, each with prices affixed, purchased by James Le Baron from the owners of the prize vessel General Jackson which at the time of this extensive invoice was owned by William H. D'Wolf and Lemuel C. Richmond, both of Bristol (previously owned by James D'Wolf); previous folds, some neat, professional reinforcement along one fold on the recto of the integral leaf, some light chipping and short breaks at the margin, but in all, very good. The total invoice comes to $2,475.23, under which the annotation and signatures: "Bristol, R.I. Received Payment by notes of 20th January 1842 William H. D'Wolf Esq. / James Le Baron." James Le Baron (1780-1856) was a cousin of William D'Wolf. The bill of sale covers purchases from September 20 to November 25, 1841 and lists assorted textiles (blue satin, calico, silk, stockings, wool gloves, Nantucket caps, Cambric shirts, Guernsey frocks, linen jackets), plus buttons, teapots, tureens, wine glasses, sugar bowls, cups & saucers, chest locks, razor strops, account books, etc., often purchased in large quantities. Item #56609

Price: $1,250.00

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