[corresponds to M.W. Earheart Bill of Lading, APril 27, 1847]
LaFayette April 27, 1847
[illustration of canal boat on canal] SHIPPED, in good order, by MW Earhart
on board the good Canal Boat Dave Tod whereof CA Jewett
is Master, the following Articles, marked, numbered and consigned as below, and which are to be deliv=
ered in like good order to Consigneeds, with dispatch.
In Witness Whereof. The Master of said Boat hath affirmed unto 3 [line] Bills
Lading of this tenor and date, one of which being accomplished, the other to stand void.
MARKS. BBLS. OWNERS. CARE OF. CONSIGNEE.
Twelve Hundred Care of
1200 Pnd Shelled [illegible] Proven Weight Godard Main
Corn /17200 " Onskany Falls Toledo
Also from Attica
Four Hundred Canal Freight 12d
400 Pns Shelled Brown & Wright Care of
Corn 22,400 " Onskany Falls Godard H Main
Wm C Ray takes the risk of any injury that the corn
may in damage by laying in the Boat for the last
Weak for the want of water in the canal to start