PRINTED RECEIPT, UNITED - STATES SANITARY COMMISSION.; Office of the N.E. Women's Auxillary Association, 22, Summer Street. Sep 20th 1862. Abby W. May.

PRINTED RECEIPT, UNITED - STATES SANITARY COMMISSION.; Office of the N.E. Women's Auxillary Association, 22, Summer Street. Sep 20th 1862.

Boston: Tomas Groom & Co., Stationers, 1862. Single sheet of job printing, completed with 7 lines of manuscript [~ 30 words], and signed by Ms Gray. Woodcut of an eagle & flag to receipt left edge. Oblong format: 4-5/8" x 8-1/2". Now housed in an archival mylar sleeve. Two faint vertical fold-lines, otherwise a VG+ example. Item #46491

Ms May acknowledges receipt "from the Ladies of Pelham one box for Hospital use", plus one additional, not previously "acknowledged for want of address. Both generous contributions are now gratefully acknowledged by ..."

A nice surviving document from this early period of the U. S. Sanitary Commission.

Price: $175.00

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