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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