Call number: Ms. Coll.92,folder 277
Author: Swainson & Co. Brown
Title: Invoice for shipping books
Date: December 20, 1828
Description: An invoice, dated December 20, 1828, from Brown, Swainson & Co., for charges incurred in shipping a box of books for the library of the Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture from Liverpool, England to Philadelphia. The individual charges, including export duty on books worth fifteen pounds sterling, are broken down on the bill. (click on image for detailed view).