New York: Badeau Lockwood & Company, 1865. Document. Folio. One page, partially-printed invoice for a large assortment of fireworks sold on 7 June 1865, less than one week after General Kirby Smith surrendered the last significant Confederate force.The invoice is in nice shape with legible handwriting. Very Good. Item #008480
The invoice is from the Badeau Lockwood Company, a New York City fruit and fireworks dealer, and lists fireworks sold to W. H. Fredenbugh, a prominent politician and peach farmer from Kingston, New York. The fireworks include: Torpedoes, Crackers, Ball Candles, Sky Rockets, Fancy Reading, Star Serpents, Blue Lights, Pin Wheels, Coach Pistols, Large Racks of Crackers, and Flags. The bill totaled $67.72 (that's just under $1,000 in today's money).