A RECEIPT FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES ON THE NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, printed billhead of “Luke H. Dancy / Funeral Director and Embalmer / 250 Bank Street,” November 19, 1926, with charges given for 12 services,

including “Embalming” ($30), “Delivering Casket to Residence” ($8), “Dressing body and placing in Casket” ($5), “Lay-out and Crepe” ($8), “Opening Grave in plot” ($15), “Hearse” ($15), “Professional Services” ($15), etc.; total expenses were $177.50, noted as received at the bottom of the invoice, paid by Edgar T. Harris for the funeral of his wife Sarah E. Harris. Dancy is listed in the 1940 census as “Negro,” born in North Carolina in 1871. Folded as for mailing, but very good. Item #66305

Price: $75.00

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