Invoice for a Wapping chartseller

By WATSON, Michael, 1845 

Bo.t of Mich.l Watson Jun.r Stationer, Book & Chart Seller

  • Author: WATSON, Michael
  • Publication place: London
  • Publisher: 340 Wapping, near the Hermitage Stairs
  • Publication date: 21st August, 1845.
  • Physical description: Invoice with engraved header.
  • Dimensions: 160 by 195mm. (6.25 by 7.75 inches).
  • Inventory reference: 12848


Receipt, signed by E. Kannies for M. Watson, for the supply of a log book and other items to Captain Weare of the barque Albion”. Michael Watson Jun.r, son of Michael Watson, shipowner, of the same address, was the General and Twopenny Post Receiver” in Wapping from 1805 until after 1849. The handwritten receipt which records a delivery address of 1 Simpson Gardens, to the care of Mrs Minto, has an engraved header including his name, address, and a vignette of Hope” seated upon an anchor with ships in the background. He offered Pilots Charts and Books on Navigation”.

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