Bill of lading, a partly printed document, completed in manuscript and signed by a clerk, C.A. Green, reporting that "34 Bales of Cotton / One Head Out & One hoop off" will be shipped from Shreveport to New Orleans on behalf of H. Ware & Son ("for G.B. Adkins" added in pencil) aboard the steamboat Lady Grace, with "Hammond" as master, for $53.55.

Shreveport, LA: (H.G. Stetson, Printer, Camp St., New Orleans), November 5, 1866. Ephemera. Half-sheet folio, 5 3/8 by 11 inches, illustrated with a small engraving, 3/4 x 1 7/8 inches, of a steamboat in the upper corner; docketed on verso. Henry Ware, a native of Georgia, engaged in the commission business in New Orleans, 1865-1873, under he name H. Ware & Son. Very good. Folded. (#5571). Item #59040

Price: $85.00

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