March 1, 1890
To: Ethan Keith, Galesburg, MI
From: Stanley Rule & Level Co., New York, NY
Can furnish him with a 24¼ boxwood shrink Rule for $1.00.
Scan of 1890-03-01 Stanley Rule to Ethan Keith
New York, Mch 1, 1890
Mr. E. B. Keith
In reply to your inquiry of the 24th inst., We can furnish you with a 24 1/4 boxwood schrink Rule for $100 and will forward it to you postage paid on receipt of above amount.
Stanley Rule Level Co.
 Instant – meaning “of the current month”