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Nineteenth Century Undertaker G.T. Swarts Coffins Coffin Plates Shrouds Caps Scarfs Gloves Hearses Carriages All at the Shortest Notice Day or Night Dr. Swarts is also the agent for Rhode-Island for GOOD’S PATENT CORPSE PRESERVER

$350.00

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.

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G. T. Swarts Furnishes Coffins, Coffin Plates, Shrouds, Caps, Scarfs, Gloves, Hearses, Carriages &c, &c, &c, All at the Shortest Notice, Day or Night. The letterhead notes that Dr. Swarts is also the proprietor for Rhode-Island for “GOOD’S PATENT CORPSE PRESERVER.” 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.

Swarts’s undertaker’s bill for funeral and mortician expenses.

Letterhead of Dr. G. T. Swarts

Medical bill, showing dates of visits.

Receipts for medical bills and funeral expenses paid.