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Bill of lading for the "Ship Hope" partly printed, 2p. oblong 16"x6-¼", March 3, 1828, Savannah, being a list of items "Imported by Robert Campbell for John Bones, in the Ship Hope, whereof G. Morce is Master, from Liverpool…" These manufactured items include: sheet iron, hoop iron, anvils, scythes, knives, and sickles. Two packages are marked "Damaged." The total duty was $378.53. Signed on verso by Campbell. VG. John Bones (1792-1870) with the former mayor of Augusta and two other gentleman organized the Augusta Manufacturing Company in 1847. By 1849 the Augusta factory was producing 32,000 yards of cloth a week and had intentions of increasing the amount of 50,000.
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1828 Savannah Ship Hope Bill of Lading -- John Bones

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Minimum Bid: $50.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $62.50
Estimate: $100 - $200
Auction closed on Saturday, May 30, 2020.
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