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Tobacco ticket

Date: 1920 - 1970 | Identifier: Tobacco Farm Life Museum
The tobacco ticket was used to record important information about the product and its sale. The ticket recorded the lot number, its planter, the price which it was sold for, the buyer, the grade of tobacco, the amount in pounds of tobacco sold, the date, and a signature of the U.S.D.A. inspector. This particular ticket was issued at Banner tobacco warehouse in Wilson, N.C. and includes the initials of W.P.S. as the planter. Date approximated. The accompanying video describes the tickets purpose in more detail and provides an image of a tobacco warehouse with planters and buyers. more...
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