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Accession number: 2016.16.2.45
Date: January 2 1931
Materials: Paper
Measurements: 21 cm L x 17.4 cm W
Subject: Bridgewater, Lena Davison, William McCarthy, Sanitary Engineer
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 along top edge of paper.  Invoice from William McCarthy, sanitary engineer, Bridgewater to Mrs. Archibald (Lena) Davison, Bridgewater for balance on account.  Sketch of a man carrying a bath tub on his shoulders with a house in the background.
History of Use: Used to record a financial transaction between two parties.