Scarce Bill of lading for shipment to NYC from Havana Cuba of 13 boxes of sugar on board the brig Eunice. Being shipped to Thomas R. Mercein.
Cuba at this time used slaves on their plantations.
This document from period of the Napoleonic Wars, the Eunice had been captured by the French a few years previous.
Nice image in oval of Poseidon riding the waves. To left of the image are the markings used to identify these boxes.
Fold vertically. Vertical crease at bottom and creases LL corner.
5 ¼” x 10 ¼”
Born in New York, New York, USA on 11 Jan 1783 to Andrew Mercein and Elizabeth Royce. Thomas R Mercein married Mary Stanbury and had 7 children. He passed away on 24 Oct 1843 in New York, New York, USA.