• Call Number: COTSEN1_c118
    Container: Box 1, Folder 15

Receipt for Silver

1.0 pages

This collection is stored at Firestone Library.

This collection is stored at Firestone Library, RBSC South East, Cotsen.

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Collection Creator: Chrystie, Mary A., 1825-1842.

Dates: 1871 May 31.

Located In: Box 1, Folder 15

Extent: 1.0 pages

Dimensions: 16 x 22.5 cm

Physical Description:

1 incomplete letterhead page.

Languages: English.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Description

May 31, 1871, New York; part of a receipt for silver bought by William Few Chrystie, Mary Chrystie's brother, from Starr & Marcus of No. 22 John Street, Up Stairs, New York, New York; purchased items include 1 sterling silver tea service, 5 pieces ($385); 2 dozen sterling silver table spoons ($115.50); 2 dozen sterling silver table forks ($109); 1 1/2 dozen sterling silver dessert spoons ($56.87); 1 dozen sterling silver dessert forks ($37.87); 2 dozen sterling silver tea spoons ($54); 1 sterling silver soup ladle ($25); 1 dozen sterling silver egg spoons ($25); 1 gorham plated tureen ($60); 1 gorham plated kettle & stand ($41.50); total cost of these items: $909.74; the rest of the receipt is lost.

Preferred Citation

Receipt for Silver; 1871 May 31; Mary Chrystie Papers, Box 1, Folder 15; , Princeton University Library.


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