Invoice, Hempstead & Keeler to Cahoon, Carter & Co., 18 June 1836

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June 18. 1836
Messr
Bo[ugh]t of Hempstead & Keeler 156 Main St
2 Bales 3/4 Utica Sherlings
[2 Bales] #1. 18 ps 5482
[2 Bales] #2 15a 4042 1013. 92 96.24
2 [Bales] 3/4 Springfield [Sherlings]
[2 Bales] #77 580
[2 Bales] #79 622 624 1204.11 132.44
2 [Bales] 4/ 4 Lockport [Sherlings]
[2 Bales] 606.6 603 1219. 14 170.66
1 [Bale] 4/ 4 Lawrence #3177. 886 162 146.19
2 [Bales] Wicking 471 24 11.34
2 [Bales] Batts 179. 1/ 22.38
#1. 5 Square Baskets 6/ 3.75
2 6 [Square Baskets] 4/8 3.50
1 2 Oval [Baskets] 4/ 1.00
2 12 [Oval Baskets] 34/4 5.00
3 13 [Oval Baskets] 2/8 4.33
1 Nest [Basket] Ea[ch] 20/ 24/ 5.50
4 p[iece]s 6/ 4 Ticking 169. 0.36 60.84
4 [ps] 7/ 8 [Ticking] 1582 2/ 39.56
1 [ps] Ribd Buck Skin 30 26/ 97.50
3 [ps] French Prints 942 42 39.69
#5 7 [ps] Sight [Prints] 196 28 54.88
3 [ps] Twilld [Prints] 76 28 21.28
6 3 [ps] Sight Plait [Prints] 972 20 19.50
2 <​3​> 3 <​4​> [ps] Dark [Prints] 1091 162 18.02
2 12 [ps Dark Prints] 3813 1/ 47.72
12 [ps] Blue [Prints] 3772 14 52.85
6 [ps] Furniture 2061 15 30.94
4 [ps Furniture] Super 112 2/6 35.00
10 [ps] Blea Stockport 3503 20 70.15
3 C Cotten Balls 8/ 3.00
Taylers Spool Th[rea]d 12 7/ 10.50
3 ps Col[ore]d Flerrence [Florrence] 135 32 43.20
2. Crodar [Gros de] Nap 20 70 14.00
1. White Crape 36/ 4.50
1. [White Crape] 5.75 5.75
Forward $1271.21
[p. [1]]
Amount Forward $1,271.21
1 p[ai]r Green Barrage 391 5/ 24.53
1 [pr] Single Foundation 8/ 1.00
3 [pr] Double [Foundation] 12/ 4.50
10 c Corset Wire 2/ 2.50
96 doz[en] Side Combs 348 in 5 17.40
#10 2 [doz] Back [Combs] 14/ 3.50
11 2 [doz Back Combs] 15/ 3.75
12 2 [doz Back Combs] 12/ 3.00
14, 15 2 [doz Back Combs] 16/ 4.00
16 2 [doz Back Combs] 17/ 4.25
17 2 [doz Back Combs] 18/ 4. 50
1 [doz Back Combs] fig[ure]d 18/ 2.25
12 [doz] Neck [Combs] 8/ 1.50
2 [doz] Dressing [Combs] 8/ 2.00
6 [doz] fine Tooth 6/ 4.50
4 10/ 12 [doz] Col[ore]d Spool Thread 4/ 2.42
2 [doz Cold] Silk Braids 6/ 1.50
2 [doz] Blk [Silk Braids] 22/ 5.50
4 Gro[ss] Reeds 3/ 1.50
1 @ Linen Floss 4.00 4.00
3/4 @ Twist 12.00 9.00
6 Green Gauze Veils 10/ 12.00
3 White <​Green​> [Gauze Veils] 20/ 7.50
10 White 6/ 7.50
#25 1 Worked Cape 8/ 1.00
30 1 [Worked Cape] 18/ 2.25
1028 1 20/ 2.50
967 1 24/ 3.00
6 2 6/ 1.50
1246 2 6/ 1.50
25 1 8/ 1.00
30 1 18/ 2.25
620 2 22/ 5.50
1001 1 20/ 2.50
96 1 24/ 3.00
$1431.31
[p. [2]]
Amount forward $1,431.31
2 Setts White Gauze Hat Ribbons 4.00 8.00
1 p[iece]s Pink [Gauze] Cap [Ribbons] 10/ 1.25
13 [ps] fig[ure]d [Gauze Cap Ribbons] 20/ 32.50
12 1 ps White Sattin Ribbon 15/ 1.88
16 1 [ps White Sattin Ribbon] 20/ 2.50
22 1 [ps White Sattin Ribbon] 24/ 3.00
22 3 [ps] Pink Taff[eta] 20/ 7.50
12 4 [ps] Col[ore]d Taff 14/ 7.00
6 21 [ps] Green & White [Taff] 8/ 21.00
4 30 [ps] Cold [Taff] 5/ 18.75
2 48 [ps Cold Taff] 30 14.40
4 4 [ps] Blk Taffeta 3/6 1.75
1 [ps Blk] Balling 6.00
3 doz White Wadding 8/ 3.00
3 Boxes & Cartage 26/ 3.25
3 [doz] Super fine Tooth combs 12/ 4.50
$1,567.59
Rec[eive]d Note 4 Mo[nths] Bank of Geauga <​Commercial B[an]k Buffalo​> 783.79
[Recd Note] 6 Mo C. B of Buffalo 783.79 $1,567.59
June 18 1836 Hempstead & Keeler P[e]r M Burr
E .E.
(3 Boxes)
(4 Bales Sherlings)
(3 [Bales] Sherlings)
(2 [Bales] Batting)
(2 [Bales] Wicking)
(1 [Bale] Baskets) [p. [3]]
Messrs.
 
Hemstead & Keeler
Bill $1567.59
$783.79 <​Due​> four months—
Oct. 18, 1836. $783.80
Dec. 18, 1836. [p. [4]]

Footnotes

  1. 1

    TEXT: Possibly an abbreviation for “batting.”  

  2. 2

    Linen or cotton fabric used for mattresses or pillows. (“Ticking,” in Montgomery, Textiles in America, 363; “Ticking,” in Harmuth, Dictionary of Textiles, 155.)  

    Montgomery, Florence M. Textiles in America: 1650–1870. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1984.

    Harmuth, Louis. Dictionary of Textiles. New York: Fairchild Publishing Company, 1915.

  3. 3

    A plain woven silk lining. (“Florence,” in Harmuth, Dictionary of Textiles, 67.)  

    Harmuth, Louis. Dictionary of Textiles. New York: Fairchild Publishing Company, 1915.

  4. 4

    TEXT: Possibly short for “Gros de Naples,” a plain woven silk fabric from Italy used for coats or hats. (“Gros de Naples,” in Harmuth, Dictionary of Textiles, 74.)  

    Harmuth, Louis. Dictionary of Textiles. New York: Fairchild Publishing Company, 1915.

  5. 5

    A patterned French linen used for inexpensive clothing and furniture. (“Barrage,” in Montgomery, Textiles in America, 157.)  

    Montgomery, Florence M. Textiles in America: 1650–1870. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1984.

  6. 6

    Possibly an inexpensive type of fabric or fur used as backing for hats or other garments. (“Foundation,” in Oxford English Dictionary, 4:493.)  

    The Oxford English Dictionary. Edited by James A. H. Murray, Henry Bradley, W. A. Craigie, and C. T. Onions. 12 vols. 1933. Reprint, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1970.

  7. 7

    A fabric having a colored design on the textile face. (“Figured,” in Harmuth, Dictionary of Textiles, 64.)  

    Harmuth, Louis. Dictionary of Textiles. New York: Fairchild Publishing Company, 1915.

  8. 8

    Braids were woven or plaited fabric that was flat, round, or tubular; they were used for binding or trimming. (“Braid,” in Harmuth, Dictionary of Textiles, 24.)  

    Harmuth, Louis. Dictionary of Textiles. New York: Fairchild Publishing Company, 1915.

  9. 9

    Twelve dozen or 144 items. (“Gross,” in American Dictionary [1828].)  

    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.

  10. 10

    Another term for cotton yarn. (“Twist,” in Harmuth, Dictionary of Textiles, 159.)  

    Harmuth, Louis. Dictionary of Textiles. New York: Fairchild Publishing Company, 1915.

  11. 11

    TEXT: A brace spans from this line to the end of the page, with “Smith” written sideways in the margin.  

  12. 12

    A fabric having a colored design on the textile face. (“Figured,” in Harmuth, Dictionary of Textiles, 64.)  

    Harmuth, Louis. Dictionary of Textiles. New York: Fairchild Publishing Company, 1915.

  13. 13

    This probably refers to sheets of carded cotton used for making quilts. (“Wadding,” in Harmuth, Dictionary of Textiles, 164.)  

    Harmuth, Louis. Dictionary of Textiles. New York: Fairchild Publishing Company, 1915.

  14. 14

    The cost associated with transporting goods, which were originally transported by cart. (“Cartage,” in American Dictionary [1828].)  

    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.

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    Docket in handwriting of Oliver Cowdery.