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QUANTITY/SIZE: various sizes, rulers photographed with items. MANUFACTURERS MARK(S): see detail below. COMMENTS: A small collection of way bills from the mid 1800s including the following list below.
Names of companies other than agents/forwarders include Fisher, Cushings & Co (a jobbing house for silks and dress goods) and William A. Knowlton a New York native that moved west to Rockford Illinois to manage the manufacturing business of J.
A nice grouping that tells a story of doing business during the Civil War era. 1849, Wells & Co, New York. 1850, Adams & Co, New York. 1850, Butterfield, Wasson & Co.1851, American Express Co, New York. 1853, American Express Co, New York. 1854, American Express Co, New York. 1854, Kinsley & Co, New York. 1855, Adams & Co, New York. 1856, American Express, New York. 1867, United States Express Co, Illinois, Missouri. American Express Co, Illinois, Iowa. CONDITION: As is, antique condition with minimal wear. Photos represent the condition well. Check out my other ephemera lots. I primarily sell antique and vintage items that I acquire here in the Pacific Northwest while searching for additions to my own collections. I tend to run themed auctions, so expect that if you find one item of mine that intrigues you, you will find others by clicking on "see other items" tab. The item "RARE Collection of 12 WAY BILLS 1848-59 mainly from NEW YORK Civil War era STAGE" is in sale since Thursday, September 20, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Paper\Documents\1800-1899". The seller is "middleberry" and is located in Seattle, Washington. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, Mexico.