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Lot 349

349: Hawaiian receipts for whaleship purchases 1847-8

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Title: Approx. 50 receipts for goods and services purchased for the whaling ship Richmond, Philander Winters the captain, in Honolulu and Lahaina, Hawaii
Author: **
Description: Various sizes, 3 are partially printed, the remainder wholly manuscript.Fascinating record of purchases for a whaling ship outfitting in Hawaii in preparation for further adventure at sea. About 23 of the receipts are for Honolulu businesses, the remainder are from Lahaina. Includes: Bill for 13 days stay at the Hawaiian Hotel at Lahaina (partially printed); cleaning a chronometer and repairing three compasses; goods purchases at an auction in Honolulu (partially printed); fort fees at Lahaina, payable to Prefect of Police; repairing a pump and other items at Lahaina; extracting a tooth at Lahaina; 25 barrels of potatoes; supplies for ship's medicine chest; 2 copper boilers; and more.
Heading: zzc(Whaling)Place Published: Honolulu & Lahaina, Hawaii
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Date Published: 1847-1848

Condition

Generally very good.
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Estimate $1,000 – $1,500
Starting Bid $500
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