May 22, 2008 - Sale 2147

Sale 2147 - Lot 1

Price Realized: $ 120
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 200 - $ 300
(ACCOUNT BOOK.) Manuscript account and copy letter book, by Nathaniel Matthews acting as agent for Howes & Crawell, maritime merchants of Boston. 53 pages in a 4to format album, with about half of the entries being copy letters of missives sent to Boston reporting on affairs in San Francisco, Liverpool, and Honolulu. The remaining is an account book detailing salaries and advances given to the crew of the "John Tucker" on a voyage from San Francisco to Boston in 1868. Vp, 1865-72