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Catalog Number 2016.02.0067
Object Name Letter
Date 1844/1845
Title 16 Nov 1844 Letter/Receipt to Mason Brown from B. Brower and Co.
Scope & Content Letter and receipt to Mason Brown (Frankfort, KY) from B. Brower & Co. (New Orleans, LA) regarding the purchase of additional pieces of china that match a dinner set acquired by Mason in January of 1844. There are two dates in this document, 1844 and 1845.

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New Orleans, 16 Novbr 1844

Mason Brown Esq

Bought of B. Brower & Co.
No. 17 Camp Street, and 84 Common street,
Importers of Earthenware, China, Glass, Table Cutlery, Silver and Plated Ware, Lamps, Japanned Ware, Kitchen Utensils, and House Furnishing Goods in general

1 Bowl to match dinner set no. 846 1 25
2 doz deep dessert plates 7 [stain on paper]5.0010 "
2 " teacups & saucers - large size 9.5019 "

Box & drayage1 00
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$31 25

Feby 11th 1845

Rec'd payment
BBrower Co.

New Orleans 16 Novbr. 1844
Mason Brown Esq

Dear Sir

We have this day recd the items to add to your set of china ordered by you last winter. They could have been here sooner, but there is some risk in ordering from France of not getting colors to exactly, and as one of our firm was going to France, we thought it best to let him buy them on the spot. The cups are of the size designated by Mrs. Scott- and the plates the size of the pattern sent in your letter.
We send box to the care of Mess. Ward & Moffett Louisville. We have charged the items at a rate of advance a little lower than we sold the set at, less profit being made on them than we got on all our sales.

You may remit us the amount in any manner convenient to you.

Very respectfully
Your Obd Svts

B. Brower & Co.

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Mason Brown Esqr.
Frankfort
Ky

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Louisville
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People Mason Brown
Baldwin Brower
Search Terms New Orleans, LA
Tableware