Invoice, Leavitt, Lord & Co. to Cahoon, Carter & Co., 14 October 1836

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No. 180 Broadway, , Oct 14 1836
Mess
Bought of leavitt, lord & co.
Publishers, Importers, and Wholesale and Retail Booksellers and Stationers,
Published by Leavitt, Lord & Co.
Barnes’ Notes on the Gospels. 2 vols.
[Barnes’ Notes on the] Acts. 1 vol.
[Barnes’ Notes on the] Romans. 1 vol.
Porter’s Rhetorical Reader.
Pierpont’s Am. First Clas Book
[Pierpont’s] National Reader.
[Pierpont’s] Introduction to do.
[Pierpont’s] Young Reader, &c. &c.
4 Setts Ency[clopedia] Americana.— 20 80.00
1 Wheaton’s Law. 2.00
1 Locke’s Essays.— 4.50
2 Syriac Testament $4.00 8.00
1 Surgery Illustrated, 4.50
4 Goodrich’s Geography. 10.00
Websters Dict[ionar]y . 4.00
2 Hooper’s [Dicty] 4 8.00
24 Hebrew Man[ua]l 1.75 42.00
12 Hahn’s Bible 3. 36.00
24 Poly[glo]t Bible. small 87½ 21.00
24 [Polyt Bible]. large 87½ 21.00
24 Pocket [Bible] 62 15.00
4 doz Abrg & Atlas 850 34.00
11 [doz] Kirkam’s Gram[mar] 5.00 55.00
2 [doz] Webste[r]s US. 450 9.00
1 M Quills 6.00
4 doz Daboll’s Arith c 225 9.00
3 Dick’s Works 150 4.50
32 V. Family Lib[rar]y 45 14.40
300 Webstes R Book 1. 25.00
100 Murray’s Reader 18.75
Boxs & ctge [cartage] 3.00
$434.65
[p. [1]]
Leavitt Lord & Co
Books
$434.65 [p. [2]]

Footnotes

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    Printed text ends; unidentified handwriting resumes.  

  2. 1

    Four sets of the thirteen-volume Encyclopedia Americana (1836).  

  3. 2

    Henry Wheaton, Elements of International Law (1836).  

  4. 3

    A. Sidney Doane, Surgery Illustrated (1836).  

  5. 4

    S. Griswold Goodrich was the author of several geography textbooks, including A System of School Geography (1836).  

  6. 5

    Probably Robert Hooper’s Lexicon Medicum, or Medical Dictionary (1824).  

  7. 6

    Presumably a reference to an edition of Jedidiah Morse, Geography Made Easy: Being An Abridgement of the American Universal Geography, first published in 1818.  

  8. 7

    Samuel Kirkham, English Grammar in Familiar Lectures (1835).  

  9. 8

    Nathan Daboll, Daboll’s Schoolmaster’s Assistant, Improved and Enlarged. Being a Plain Practical System of Arithmetick (1828).  

  10. 9

    The Works of Thomas Dick (1836).  

  11. 10

    Probably refers to Lindley Murray, The English Reader (1836).  

  12. 11

    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 Marcellus Cowdery.