18thC. Bill Of Entry
18th Century example of a Bill of Entry. designed to show the Clarks how to write up Invoices, Bills of Entry, Bills of Parcel etc., The Beautiful Copper plate engraving dating from 1735/50. Printed on hand made paper and was complied by a John Bland of The Academy in Tower Street, London. The Bill
Welcome to Home Barn Vintage Interiors Store for Vintage Furniture, Reclaimed Furniture and Antique Homewares
Welcome to Home Barn Vintage. Vintage & interiors store. Home to a huge and inspiring collection of unique items : vintage, antique and industrial.
Under the Bridge
After living in East London for three years, I am very familiar with its urban grime, Vietnamese restaurants and crime statistics. Undeniably pretentious and never dull, the gentrification process …
1-4. Gold Coins – of George Washington’s Sister. Manuscript “Inventory of Money & bonds found in the trunk of Mrs. Betty Lewis deceased Mar. 31, 1797” probably Fredericksburg, Va., 4 x 6-1/2, 1-1/4 pp., signed twice each by Lawrence Lewis and Robert Lewis – the sister and nephews, respectively, of George Washington. Listing “17 half joes, 1 Guinea, 1 Eagle & 10 half eagles, 10 Dollars & 3/4-1/2. Geo. Weedon’s bond £216:0:0, Lovell & Urquhart d(itt)o £240:0:0, Jno...
FRENCH & INDIAN WAR PAY ORDER. Manuscript document, one page, oblong octavo, August 16, 1757, Portsmouth, Rhode Island. A pay voucher itemizing services rendered by one John Sherman, Jr. Below the accounting it reads:” To ye general Treasure of ye Colony of Rhode Island Please to Pay ye Contents of ye above account to John Sherman Jur., January 13, 1758. Francis Brayton First Deputy'. Of considerable interest is that two of the items are being charged in 'dollers'.
Our Adventure at Home Barn
Earlier this year I discovered a little hidden gem, just a 10 minutes drive from where I live, I love it when that happens. Steve and I were driving to High Wycombe via Marlow one weekend and drove past a little collection of shops, I asked Steve if we could stop in on the way back to check them out, I am so glad I did. We had discovered Homebarn! I loved it there so much I took H back for a visit and to meet up with the one of the owners Sarah for a chat. Hi Sarah, Can you tell our readers…