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From the Collection of Orbost & District Historical Society Ruskin Street Orbost Victoria

Description
A white paper account from T. McCoy to Mr R. Cameron. It has black print and handwritten details. In the top left-hand corner is a black drawing of a carriage and in the top right-hand corner is a black drawing of workers shoeing a horse. a green duty stamp is attached.
Size
H-144mm W-209mm
Object Registration
628
Keywords
account-book-keeping mccoy cameron
Historical information
The Orbost Coach Factory was in Wolseley Street OIrbsot, opposite the police station and was owned by Thomas John McCoy. Its business was coach-building, undertaking, blacksmithing and as a farrier.
Robert Pullar Cameron was a Shire Councillor for many years. He married Penuel Hossack and had a family of James, Flora, Penuel and Alex.
When Made
1912-1913
Made By
McCoy, J.Y. (Maker)
Significance
This item is an example of the early 20th century book-keeping of a business in Orbost. It is a useful research tool.
Last updated
21 May 2018 at 12:05PM