• 1865 Bill Of Lading Shipping Wheat From Suisun, CA, To San Francisco Aboard Sloop P.M. Randall Jr.

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    Nicely printed bill of lading, 5 x 11, August 1, 1865, “whereas Amos L. Hewitt is Master at the Port of Suisun and bound for San Francisco.”

    Suisun wheat became a thing when Lewis Pierce, a grain broker in San Francisco, built a warehouse along the embarcadero and exported wheat starting in 1865. (From the Solano County Daily Republic)

    Fine ship design by Towne & Bacon Printers.

    Light toning. A few stray pencil marks. Else very good.

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