Spencer & Co. (India), [Billhead of Spencer & Co., general retailer in Madras, for purchases made by J.J. Sinclair, 1920], 1920
[Billhead of Spencer & Co., general retailer in Madras, for purchases made by J.J. Sinclair, 1920].
- Additional Title(s):
To Spencer & Co. Ltd.
- Madras, India : Spencer & Co., Ltd., 1920.
- Physical Description:
- 2 sheets ; 27 x 21 cm
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- Archives & Manuscripts
- "To Spencer & Co. Ltd. Head office: Madras. London office 57/8 Broad St. Avenue."
The billhead is addressed at top, in typescript, to "J.J. Sinclair esq., Aros, Yercaud, Salem Dt." and dated "30th April, 1920."
J.J. Sinclair arrived in India 1877 and was a founding partner in the firm of Sinclair, Murray, & Co. See: The cyclopedia of India (1907-1909).
Completed in typescript.
The billhead records the purchase of various biscuits, meat (sausage, bacon, roe), fruits, spices, and bath products, in three transactions, April 6-8, 1920. The total bill is £ 143/11/6. Payment is recorded by W. Molloy, on May 31, with a one Anna stamp of India Postage & Revenue.
- Subject Terms:
- Beverages -- India.Food -- India.Grocers -- India.Madras (India) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.Merchants -- India.Sinclair, J. J.Spencer & Co. (India)
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