Invoice, William Tell Jones & Co. to Rigdon, Smith & Cowdery, 3 September 1836
William Tell Jones & Co., Invoice, , Erie Co., NY, to , , Geauga Co., OH, 3 Sept. 1836; handwriting of E. Donnelly; docket in unidentified handwriting; one page; JS Collection, CHL. Includes address and postal markings.
The size and weight of a barrel varied and was often dependent on whether the contents were liquid or solid. In the United States, statutes generally regulated that a barrel should contain 28 to 31½ gallons. (“Barrel,” in American Dictionary .)
An American Dictionary of the English Language: Intended to Exhibit, I. the Origin, Affinities and Primary Signification of English Words, as far as They Have Been Ascertained. . . . Edited by Noah Webster. New York: S. Converse, 1828.