Friday, October 5, 2012

Can You Read This?

We're working on this for an upcoming newsletter--it is a list of payments from an estate in Ohio in the 1820s.

Any thoughts on what the phrase is by the red mark? (click on the image to view it by itself on your screen)


4 comments:

  1. Paid for advertising for brl (barrel)to exhibit their claims & for whiskey for venture.

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  2. The marked lines read:
    Paid for Advertising for Crs. (creditors) to exhibit
    their claims & for whiskey for vendue (estate sale) No. 31 3.59

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