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G.T. Swarts Coffin Dealer – 1850 – Ephemera

$250.00

Ephemera relating to the final illnesses and funeral expenses for members of the Nehemiah B. Scarborough family in Providence, Rhode Island – 1850 – 51

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Seven pieces of ephemera relating to the final illnesses and funeral expenses for members of the Nehemiah B. Scarborough family in Providence, Rhode Island, 1850 – 51, 1853: Two itemized bills for funeral expenses on G. T. Swarts’s engraved form, advertising his “ready made coffins” and advertising him as a “livery stable owner”; two receipts for payment of doctor bills for Mr. Nehemiah B. Scarborough and his young son, which itemize the dates of the doctor’s visits; two additional receipts for expenses billed to the estate of Nehemiah B. Scarborough; and, a receipt for a share in a family monument and headstone dated 1853.