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Accession number: 2016.16.2.42
Date: January 6 1930
Materials: Paper
Measurements: 21.2 cm L x 15.2 cm W
Subject: Bridgewater, Lena Davison, Bridgewater Fish Market
Narrative: Lena (Benjamin) Davison was born 19 May 1878 in Bridgewater, the daughter of  Daniel and  Adelia (Manning) Benjamin.  She lived her entire life in Bridgewater.  Active member of LaHave Chapter, I.O.D.E. and adherent of United Baptist Church.  Married Archibald Davison on 2 October 1901 and had 3 children, Henry F., Donald and Catherine.  Lena Davison was community minded and supported causes. Lena Davison died 26 June 1965.  Both are buried in Brookside Cemetery, Bridgewater.
Description: Rectangular shaped ivory coloured piece of paper.  Two small round holes punched out from along the top edge of the paper.  Pre-printed and handwritten invoice from the Bridgewater Fish Market, Bridgewater to Mrs. Archibald (Lena) Davison for the purchase of fish.  A small sketch of a fish appears at the top of the invoice.
History of Use: Used to record a financial transaction between two parties.