Rhode Island Stampless Covers & Letters
1831 Bill of Lading for Cargo of Hemp
From Hartshorn & Horner, Boston To William R. Bowers, Providence
Carried Onboard the Schooner Sally Hope - Captain Baker

 Stampless Cover - October 27, 1831

Bill of Lading for a cargo of Hemp (used in making rope) written on October 26, 1831 and mailed from Boston, Massachusetts to the ship's chandler William Bowers in Providence, Rhode Island, (Red Boston Postmark dated October 27). The cargo is one ton of hemp on board the Schooner Sally Hope sailing from Boston to Providence. Captain Baker is the ship's master. A full size readable version of the letter is available by selecting the graphic link to the left.

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