Boston Depot, January 6, 1851
Received from SILAS PEIRCE & CO. in good order
|ARTICLES.||MARKS.||WEIGHT OR MEASURE.|
|Two Bble [M??d??]||D. M|
|One [C??k Mi??]||Manchester W A|
Numbered and marked as above, which the Company promises to forward by its Rail Road, and deliver to [Dustin?] Marshall or order, at its Depot, in Manchester and will not hold itself responsible beyond the sum of two hundred dollars on any package that may be lost, stolen or damaged unless otherwise agreed to by special contract; freight therefor to be paid.
N.B. If merchandise be not called for on its arrival, it will be stored at the risk and expense of the owner.
[I?] D Holden For the Corporation.
“Silas Peirce & Co. Collection of Railroad Transport and Industrial Receipts, 1828-1861. Andover Center for History and Culture, Andover, MA.