1866 New York City Sanitation Night Scavenger Work Receipt

$295.00

Rare example of the occupational term Night Scavenger and early (Civil War Era) in the history of American sanitation. Measures 4.75 x 7.5”, nice condition with original folds. $10 paid to John Waechtler for servicing a corner privy in Brooklyn. Research suggests that the client, Mr Brush, was legal counsel to the city of New York.

  • Availability: In Stock

Rare example of the occupational term Night Scavenger and early (Civil War Era) in the history of American sanitation. Measures 4.75 x 7.5”, nice condition with original folds. $10 paid to John Waechtler for servicing a corner privy in Brooklyn. Research suggests that the client, Mr Brush, was legal counsel to the city of New York.