Invoice, J. F. Scribner to Rigdon, Smith & Cowdery, 16 June 1836

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, June 16th 1836.
Messrs
Bought of ,
No. 20 Main-street, corner of Prime-st.
Importer and Wholesale and Retail Dealer in Fancy and Staple Hardware, Iron, Steel, Nails, Spikes, &c. &c
Agent for the Redford Crown Glass Co. and the Keeseville Iron Manufacturing Co.
5½ doz[en] Knives & forks 4/. 2.75
4 [doz Knives & forks] 14/ 7.00
6 [doz Knives & forks] Ea[ch] 5/ 9. 8/ 6. 10/. 11/. 12/. 35.44
6 [doz Knives & forks] [Ea] 14/. 15/. 21.75
1[doz] Bread [Knives] 10/. 1.25
1 [doz] Slivr [Knives] Ea 10/. 18/. 3.50
1 [doz] Pocket Knives Ea 15/. 24/. 26/. 28/. 36/. 48/. 22.13
10/ 12 [doz Pocket Knives] 18/. 1.88
11/ 12 [doz Pocket Knives] Ea 32/. 32/. 36/. 11.50
8/ 12 [doz Pocket Knives] [Ea] 20/. 1.44
1/ 3 [doz Pocket Knives] 46/. 1.50
1. [doz] Penns 24/. 3.00
3 Ivory Durks [Knives] 32/. 12.00
<​one short​> 1 Card Knives 36.00
2¼ [doz] Best Razors on Card 96/. 27.00
1 [doz] Scissors Ea 18/. 24/. 5 25 193.39
1 [doz] Shears [Scissors] 18/. 44/. 7.75
1 Gr[os]s. Iron Spoons 30/. 3.75
1/2 [Grs.] Britania [Spoons] 54/. 3.38
1/2 [Grs.] Britania Teas [Teaspoons] 24/. 1.50
6 doz Plated 18/. 13.50
6 [doz Plated] Teas 6/. 4.50
2 Gro. Nitting Pins Ea 3/. 5/. 2.63
3 doz G[u]ard Chains 16/. 6.00
3 Gro. Curtin Rings [Ea] 3/. 5/. 3.00
2 M Best Ne[e]dles 26/. 6.50
1½ dz Ink Powder 7/. 1.31
2 Best Ivory Rules 40/. 10.00
4 [dz] Corset Eye Letts 4/. 2.00
1 Gro. Alls [Awls] Ea 8/. 24/. 4.00
6 doz [Alls] Halfs [Awls Hafts] 2/. 1.50
1 [doz] Ox Balls 10/. 1.25
1 Gro. Hasps 14/. 1.75 74.32
Am[oun]t Crd [Carried] frwd [forward] $267.71
[p. [1]]
Am[oun]t Bro[ugh]t forw[ar]d $267.71
2 doz[en] Carpntrs Pencils 4/. 1.00
1 Gro.[ss] Lead [Pencils] 12/ 1.50
3 Packs Pins Ea 7/. 8/. 9/. 9.00
1 Box Soap 6/. 0.75
1 doz Tobacco boxes 7/. 0.88
1 [doz] Snuffers 14/. 1.75
4 [doz] Hooks & Eyes 3/ 6 1.75
1 [doz] [2 words illegible] 28/. 3.50
10/ 12 [doz] Cork Screws 20/. 2.06
1 Box Crons 4/. 0.50
6 Gro. Pearl Shirts 7/. 5.25
1 [Gro.] Gilt Buttans Ea[ch] 8/. 12/. 5.00
2 [Gro. Gilt Buttons] [Ea] 14/. 28/. 44/. 21.50
1 [Gro. Gilt Buttons] 56/. 7.00
2 [Gro. Gilt] Vest [Buttons] [Ea] 5/. 6/. 10/. 5.25
1 [Gro. Gilt Vest Buttons] [Ea] 16/. 20/. 24/. 7.50
12 [Gro.] Suspenders [Buttons] 3/ 6 5.25
1 [Gro.] Thimbles [Ea]15/. 12/. 3.38
1 M Brass Nails [Ea] 7/. 8/. 10/. 3.13 85.95
2 [Gro.] Wood Fausetts 6/. 1.50
1 Knob Lock 10.00
1/4 [Gro.] Sash Brushes $0.22 0.69
1/2 [Gro.] Paint Ea 32/. 48/. 5.00
1 [Gro.] Steel Square 15.00
1 Gro. Shoe Tax [Tacks] 14/. 1.75
1 [Gro.] Chest Locks [Ea] 8/. 14/. 2.75
1 [Gro.] Pad [Locks] 36/ 4.50
1 [Gro.] Trunks [Locks] 24/. 3.00
6 [Gro.] Cotton Lines 5/. 3.75
2 [Gro. Cotton Lines] 4/ 1.00
1 [Gro. Cotton Lines] 5/. 0.63
2 [Gro.] Fish [Lines] 3/ 0.75
3 Try Square Ea 4/. 5/. 3.38
1/2 [Gro.] Long Brushes 52/. 3.25
1 [Gro.] Lather [Brushes] [Ea] 16/. 18/. 4.25
1/2 [Gro.] Cloth [Brushes] [Ea] 24/. 24/. 36/. 5.25
1/2 [Gro.] Hair [Brushes] [Ea] 26/. 54/. 60/. 72/. 13.25
5lb Bonnet Wire 2/. 1.25
6lb Shoe Thread 6/. 4.50 85. 45
Am[oun]t Car[rie]d frwd [forward] 439.11
[p. [2]]
Am[oun]t Bro[ugh]t forw[ar]d $439.11
10/ 12 doz[en] Shoe Pinns 28/. 2.94
<​1 short​> 1 [doz] Slates 14/ 1.75
5 C Pencils 2/ 1.25
3 Qs. Sand Paper 2/ 6 0.94
1/2 [doz] Fancy Bettans [Buttons] 48/. 3.00
2 [doz] Trunk Handles 6/. 1.50
1 [doz] Brass Cocks Ea[ch] 24/. 42/. 8.25
1/2 [doz] Horse Brushes 36/. 2.25
3 [doz] Coat & Hat Hooks 4/. 1.50
4 pr. [pair] Brass Candlesticks 5/. 2.50
1 [pr.] Iron [Candlesticks] Ea 12/. 18/. 3.75
3 Shot Bages [Ea] 8/. 10/. 6.75
<​not come​> 2 Bags Shot 20/. 5.00
<​[not come]​> 1 [doz] F[r]y Pans 28/. 3.50
1 pr. St◊◊◊ards 32/. 4.00
1 [doz] Curry Combs Ea 6/. 10/. 14/. 3.75
100lb Bar Lead 0.09 9.00
1 [doz] Shoe Brushes 10/. 1.25
3 [doz] Hand Saw files 8/. 3.00
1 [doz] Bastard [files] 42/ 5.25 71.13
1 [doz] Mill [files] 36/. 4.50
1 [doz] Brass Pad Locks 12/ 1.50
1 [doz] Razors in Caseses 32/. 4.00
2 Fancy Dusters 4/ 1.00
52 1/2 lb Brass Kettles 0.44 22.30
<​2 doz Short​> 4 doz Mouse Traps 5/. 2.50
1/2 [doz] Stand Lamp Ea[ch] 12/. 18. 1.88
2 [doz] Hide Whips 14/. 3.50
3 [doz Hide Whips] 6/. 2.25
1/2 [doz] Spit Boxes [Ea] 42/. 32/. 4.63
1/3 [doz Spit Boxes] 44/. 1.38
1/2 [doz] Sickels [Ea] 34/. 40/. 4.63
4 1 [doz] Rifles 8/. 1.00
2 [doz] Close Lines [Ea] 6/. 8/. 14/ 7.00
1 [doz] Hoes [Ea] 32/. 44/ 9.50
1 [doz] Lamps 14/ 1.75
1/2 [doz] Shovels [Ea] $10.00 $18.00 14.00
1 Piece Webbing 7/ 0.88
1 [doz] Coffee Mills 44/ 1.00 5.50
1 <​2​> [doz] Grass Scythes 80/. 20.00 113.80
Am[oun]t Car[rie]d frwd [forward] $629.44 $624.04
[p. [3]]
Am[oun]t Bro[ugh]t fowd [forward] $629.44 $624.04
1 doz[en] Cradle Scythes 16.00
<​not come​> 2 [doz] Scyths 44/. 5.50 <​11.00​>
1 Coil Roap 61½lb 0.16 9.84
20lb Wire 1/2 2.90
4 Kegs Nails Ea[ch] 100lb 400lb 0.08½ 34.00
1/4 doz Long Hdl. [Handle] Shovels $12.00 3.00
3 Setts Chain Ea 13/. 14/. 10.13
3 Cast Steel Hand Saws 9/. 3.38
6 Jerman [German] [Hand Saws] 8/. 6.00
3 — Brass Buck [Saws] 16/.— 6.00
2 p[ai]r. Scales & Beem 24/. 3.00
1 Nest weights Ea 4/. 6/— 1.25
100lb Cast Steel 0.21 21.00
200lb Nail Rods 0.08 16.00
200lb Band Iron 0.08 16.00
27lb Eng Bls Steel 0.16 4.32
13lb America [Steel] 0.10 1.30
$789.04 $789.16
Cask & Boxes & Cartage 1.75
$790.91
shovels
Bill
bill
Hard Ware $790.91
Due Oct. 16, 1836. [p. [4]]

Footnotes

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    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.

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    A type of pewter metal, used for servingware. (Holland, Manufactures in Metal, 3:102–111.)  

    Holland, John. A Treatise on the Progressive Improvement and Present State of the Manufactures in Metal. Vol. 3. In The Cabinet Cyclopaedia. Vol. 52. Edited by Dionysius Lardner. London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman, 1834.

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    Chains used to secure pocket watches to the wearer. (Random, Helps and Hints, 25.)  

    Random, Charles. Helps and Hints: How to Protect Life and Property. With Instructions in Rifle and Pistol Shooting, &c. London: T. Hurst, 1835.

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    A metal ball fitted onto the tips of the horns of cattle to prevent the goring of their handlers. (Comstock, History of the House of P. & F. Corbin, 24; Roosevelt, “Peter Norton and Gwen Adams.”)  

    Comstock, John B. History of the House of P. & F. Corbin. New Britain, CT: Corbin House, 1904.

    Roosevelt, Laura D. “Peter Norton and Gwen Adams.” Martha’s Vineyard Magazine, 1 Apr. 2007. Online version at mvmagazine.com. Accessed 11 Dec. 2020. https://mvmagazine.com/news/2007/04/01/peter-norton-and-gwen-adams.

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    Refers to both a spindle used to wind thread or silk and a clasp used to fasten a padlock. (“Hasp,” 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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    “An instrument for cropping the snuff of a candle.” (“Snuffers,” 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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    Fasteners consisting of hooks and catches. (“Eye,” 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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    “A pipe to be inserted in a cask for drawing liquor, and stopped with a peg or spiggot.” (“Faucet,” 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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    A tool used to “form right angles, or otherwise measure angles.” (“Square,” 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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    A tool used to “form right angles, or otherwise measure angles.” (“Square,” 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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    “A spout; an instrument to draw out or discharge liquor from a cask, vat or pipe; so named from its projection.” (“Cock,” 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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    A bastard file has an intermediate surface between a smooth and rough file. (Whittock et al., Complete Book of Trades, 231; “Bastard,” in Oxford English Dictionary, 1:695.)  

    Whittock, N., J. Bennett, J. Badcock, C. Newton, and others. The Complete Book of Trades, or the Parents’ Guide and Youths’ Instructor; Forming a Popular Encyclopaedia of Trades, Manufactures, and Commerce, as at Present Pursued in England. . . . London: T. D. Knight, 1837.

    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.

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    A type of file used to sharpen saws, blades, or for finishing metals. (“Mill,” in Oxford English Dictionary, 6:445.)  

    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.

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    A small cask or barrel, varying in size but usually containing less than ten gallons. (“Keg,” in American Dictionary [1828]; “Keg,” in Oxford English Dictionary, 5:667.)  

    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.

    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.

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    “A close vessel for containing liquors, formed by staves, heading and hoops. This is a general term comprehending the pipe, hogshead, butt, barrel, etc.” (“Cask,” 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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    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.