The Hazard Family Letters 1832-1950
August 2, 1837 Invoice Vessel Vicksburg - Captain Woodhouse - New York 
to Roland G. Hazard
(Peace Dale Manufacturing Co) Peace Dale, RI 
(Scroll Down for Background Information)

August 3, 1837 New York cancel - 183/4 Rate Marking
(Looks like 181/2 - See 1836 Thomas R Hazard Letter for explanation)

The Postal Act of March 3, 1825, (effective May 1, 1825) increased the zone rate for 150 to 400 miles to 183/4 cents. Previously, (Act of April 9, 1816 the rate was set at 181/2 cents. 

The Letter contains ten invoices on one multi-invoice form - for the sailing vessel Vicksburg with Captain Woodhouse in command sent to Roland G. Hazard - Peace Dale Mills in Peace Dale, Rhode Island from New York. All Ten invoices are for textile merchandise listed as bales to be delivered in New Orleans, Louisiana. The invoices are on two sheets, however I believe it was originally one sheet that has been separated, as it was sent at the single sheet rate of 183/4 cents.

Each invoice is to a different individual in Louisiana. For example: one invoice is to Taylor Gardner Co and indicates a shipment of 2 bales and 3 cases. The ship was carrying a total of 21 bales of textile cloths on this voyage, (Probably Linsey Woolsey) for Mr. Hazard.


See Also:  

  The Hazard Family History 
1843 Isaac P. Hazard Letter 
A Full Size Multi-Invoice Form 
Full Text of One Invoice 
History of Carolina Mills 
Intro to "Jonny-Cake Papers"
Bio of Thomas Hazard by
Roland Gibson Hazard II - 1915

Postcard - Hazard Memorial Hall 
Postcard - Hazard's Castle 
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