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Accession number: 2016.16.2.56
Date: May 31 1935
Materials: Paper
Subject: Bridgewater, Lena Davison, A. E. Corkum 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 which has ruled lines.  Two small holes punched out along top edge of paper.  Pre-printed and handwritten invoice from A. E. Corkum fish market, Bridgewater to Mrs. A. F. (Lena) Davison, Bridgewater for the purchase of fish products.
History of Use: Used to record a financial transaction between two parties.