From Family Findings
Lake County, Tennessee Centennial Edition
Vol. II, No. 4, October 1970, p. 159
Copyright, Mid-West Tennessee Genealogical Society, 1970
Appears on this web site by permission


The following bill of lading is in the possession of Mrs. Wade Lannom, Owl City Road, Tiptonvilie, Tennessee. She is the grand-daughter of R. H. BURRUS.


Account Sales of 300 Sacks Cotton Seed
                EX Steamboat - Lady Lee
                Shipped by - L. E. Brent
                From Landing - Burrus
                For Account of R. H. Burrus
Collect Overcharge from B___? $6.75
Net 31360 lb. @ $11.00 per ton $172.48
Freight Paid $39.00
Net Proceeds to Credit $131.48

Tennessee Cotton Oil Co.
Memphis, Tenn. Dec. 19, 1891


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