New York: 1876 - 1897. Receipts: ~ 6-7/8" x ~ 8-1/2" to ~ 10-3/8" x ~ 8-3/8". All receipts with interesting mss entries, giving service provided, along with the cost thereof, e.g., on a receipt from "J. Duane, Dr. / Horse Shoeing, No. 16 Hester Street" we find the mss entry: "Oct. 31  4 new shoes for Horse No. 556. $3.00". Binder: 11-1/2" x 9-1/8". Items housed in a green vinyl spiral binder, each receipt in a mylar sleeve [2 per sleeve, front & back] with manila paper backer/divider. Binder - VG+. Bills - obvious signs of use, generally Very Good. Item #47561
These 20 receipts document horse shoeing service from 20 different Manhattan firms for New York City Fire Department horses. Vets include Joseph Mallory, 128 West 3d Street; Michael Quinlivan "Horse Shoer", 157 East 85th Street; Thomas J. Gallon, Horse Shoeing Establishment, 204 East 84th Street, etc., etc.
An interesting aspect of this lot shows that the forms themselves were job printed, with the Shoeing firm having their info printed next to a stock woodcut of a horse, whathaveyou.
A narrow, but nevertheless facinating, view of a necessary late 19th C. Fire Department readiness requirement.