What does the word receipt mean?

Usage examples for receipt

  1. Mr. Tyson asked if 'there was any receipt for the money. – A Visit To The United States In 1841 by Joseph Sturge
  2. Subject- Rate on guinea- pigs, it said, Dr. Sir- We are in receipt of your letter regarding rate on guinea- pigs between Franklin and Westcote addressed to the president of this company. – "Pigs is Pigs" by Ellis Parker Butler
  3. Write a receipt, Smoke. – Smoke Bellew by Jack London