This section is from the book "Hill's Manual Of Social And Business Forms: A Guide To Correct Writing", by Thos. E. Hill. Also available from Amazon: Hill's Manual Of Social And Business Forms: The How-To-Do-Everything Book Of Victorian America.
Austin, Texas, Dec. 1, 18 - . Mb. J. M. Hunter:
Please pay John Wilkins, Seventy-five Dollars in merchandise, and charge to
GOODRICH & SMITH.
For Merchandise Not Exceeding in Value a Specified Sum.
Sandusky, O., Aug. 9, 18 - . Messrs. Brown, Jones & Co. :
Please deliver to the bearer, W. H. Wing, such goods as he may desire from your store, not exceeding in value the sum of Fifty Dollars, and charge the same to my account.
K. L. BAXTER.
Hannibal, Mo., April 11, 18 - . Messrs. Stevens, Cobb & Co. :
Please Deliver to B. Hooper, or order, One Hundred Barrels of Flour, stored by me in your warehouse.
$1,000. Henderson, KY., July 16, 18 - .
Received of Harvey Maynard, One Thousand Dollars in advance, on a contract to build for him a brick house at No. 1171 Walnut street, St. Louis.
$25. Richmond, Va., May 1, 18 - .
Received of Walter B. Haskins, Twenty-five Dollars, for rent of dwelling at No. 784 Washington street, for month of May, 18 - .
P. H. WATERMAN.
$500. Charleston, S. C., Dec. 31, 18 - .
Received of Goldwin Hubbard, his note at sixty days for Five Hundred Dollars, in full of account.
$200. Pensacola, Fla., May 2, 18 - .
Received of Herbert Spencer, a note of
SAMPSON & COLLINS.
A Bill of Purchase is a statement of goods or wares bought at one time, embracing both the quantity and price of each article and the amount of the whole. If paid at the time of purchase, it should be receipted by the seller, as in the first of the following examples; if settled "by note " as in the second example, or if "charged on acc't," it may be so stated.