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W.W. Tyrrill receipt, June 1888

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dc.date.accessioned 2011-12-16T16:24:27Z
dc.date.available 2011-12-16T16:24:27Z
dc.date.issued 2011-12-16
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10464/3580
dc.description A receipt from W.W. Tyrrill, of St. Catharines, Ontario dated June 2, 1888, for a ladies Swiss watch priced at $11.00. The receipt is a rental agreement which specifies the terms of a fee payment schedule. Information on the receipt indicates Mr. Tyrrill sold watches, jewelry, silver plated goods, albums and Bibles. He is also listed as an agent for pianos, organs and Singer sewing machines. This receipt was in the possession of Iris Sloman Bell, of St. Catharines. Relatives of the Sloman Bell families include former Black slaves from the United States who settled in southern Ontario.There are various spellings of the Tyrrill name within the Bell family archive. Other forms of the name include Tyrell, Tyrrell, and Terrell. en_US
dc.subject African Americans en_US
dc.subject Black History en_US
dc.subject Businesses en_US
dc.subject Clock and watch industry en_US
dc.subject Sewing machines en_US
dc.subject Slaves en_US
dc.subject St. Catharines, Ont. en_US
dc.subject Underground Railroad en_US
dc.title W.W. Tyrrill receipt, June 1888 en_US
dc.type text en_US


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