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Wreck Sale Poster

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This high quality scroll poster advertises an upcoming wreck sale. The text on the print reads as follows:
“Sale by public auction on the quayside of this port at ten o’clock in the forenoon on 24th day of April 1796. Part of the cargoes of ships that have recently come to grief in these parts. Consisting of:
• 56 Bales of Wood
• 124 Deer Skins
• 37 Cases of Flour
• 9 Casks of White Lead
• 287 Oak Handspikes
• 21 Barrels of Tar
• 341 Pieces of Cloth
• 67 Articles of Pewter
• 23 Barrels of Potash
• 154 Pieces of Fir Timber
• 1 Open Boat
• 16 Hatchets
• 20 Casks of Cudbear
• 112 Cases of English China
• 45 Pipes of Linseed Oil
• 209 Spills of Cotton Yarn
Together with – sails, masts, yards, anchors and other materials.”

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This high quality scroll poster advertises an upcoming wreck sale. The text on the print reads as follows:
“Sale by public auction on the quayside of this port at ten o’clock in the forenoon on 24th day of April 1796. Part of the cargoes of ships that have recently come to grief in these parts. Consisting of:
• 56 Bales of Wood
• 124 Deer Skins
• 37 Cases of Flour
• 9 Casks of White Lead
• 287 Oak Handspikes
• 21 Barrels of Tar
• 341 Pieces of Cloth
• 67 Articles of Pewter
• 23 Barrels of Potash
• 154 Pieces of Fir Timber
• 1 Open Boat
• 16 Hatchets
• 20 Casks of Cudbear
• 112 Cases of English China
• 45 Pipes of Linseed Oil
• 209 Spills of Cotton Yarn

Together with – sails, masts, yards, anchors and other materials.”