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Account of payment to Hughes, Bolckow by Beatrix Farrand, November 21, 1942

 
Accession number C2:BF 1942.11.21
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Unassigned
Date
1942
Work types
correspondence
expense accounts
receipts (financial records)

Description

Payment made to Hughes, Bolckow & Co. by Beatrix Farrand, November 21, 1942 for English teak benches. Payment for the garden furniture to be charged to the account of Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss.

Hughes, Bolckow & Co. was a ship breaking company that manufactured teakwood garden furniture from salvaged wood of battleships. Reference: White, Horace. Battleship wharf. London: Hughes, Bolckow, Ltd., 1961.

Typewritten receipt.

Recipient not identified, probably John Thacher on behalf of Dumbarton Oaks based on other account of payments, C2:BF 1942.05.01 and C2:BF 1942.11.30.

Handwritten signature by Beatrix Farrand in black ink.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

receipts (financial records)
cost
expense accounts
benches (furniture)
garden furniture
Chase National Bank of the City of New York
Hughes, Bolckow & Co.
Dumbarton Oaks Gardens (Washington, D.C.)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C)