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Bill of lading for various items

Bill of lading for various items


Bill of lading for various items shipped by Noblett Ruddock on the ship the Cary Gally from Bristol to York River, Virginia, 1721.
The items include; saws, iron, nails, gunpowder, haberdashery, sugar, pewter, blankets, tinware, hats, linens, rope, cutlery, horse harness, saddles, shoes, gloves, lead shot.
Ruddock was a merchant of Bristol with many trading interests. He invested in the trading of slaves and dealt in slave-produced goods such as sugar and tobacco.

A bill of lading is an official record of goods being carried on a ship.

Date: 1721

Copyright: Copyright BCC Record Office

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