Shown above is what appears to be a draft of a figure code for prices and market sentiment for different grades of hide, orders for different volumes, and other order particulars, found slipped into invoice copybook for G.B. and C.F. Perry's hide business.

15 1/2 x 10 inches, one side.

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BA Hides are Buenos Ayrean; MV are Montevideo; Glover & Willcomb (top right) is one trading partner

Phrases at right include: Answer probability of securing; Hasten shipments; Wish hair but am not in haste; Lowest price obtainable; Advise weekly by cable prices, amo(unt?), & any thing imp(ortan)t.