Invoice, Z. Griswold to H. Smith & Co., 11 October 1836

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Oct 11 1836
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Bo[ugh]t of Z Griswold
6 p[air]s Russia Diaper 18/ $13.50
1 doz[en] Buck[skin] Gloves 7.00
2 Bales Wick 30½ + 31½ 62 lbs @ 0.26 16.12
1 [Bale] Batts 102 @ 0.14 14.28
no [number] 7. 8. 10. 11 10. 10. 10. 10 40 lb Twist 0.32 12.80
no 12 15 [lb Twist] 0.33 4.95
[no] 14 15 [lb Twist] 0.34 5.10
1 Bale Wadding 32 doz 32 doz @ 70 22.40
1/4 Go Bonnet Boards 8.00 2.00
2 lbs Knitting Cotton no 12 @ 56 1.12
2 [lbs Knitting Cotton no] 20 @ 76 1.52
Box of Cooperage 3/ 3 Cartage 1/ 3 0.56
101.35
4 Mo[nth]s In[teres]t 2.36
$103.71
Rcd [Received] Draft on Keeler McNeil & Co at 4 Month
Z Griswold [p. [1]]
Z Griswold
Dry Goods
$103.71 [p. [2]]

Footnotes

  1. 1

    The common terminology for coarse damask table cloth manufactured in Russia. Its threads were flattened between iron cylinders, giving it fine appearance. This type of damask was most commonly used in the homes of the middle class. (Gilroy, Art of Weaving, 424.)  

    Gilroy, Clinton G. The Art of Weaving, by Hand and by Power, with an Introductory Account of Its Rise and Progress in Ancient and Modern Times. For the Use of Manufacturers and Others. New York: George D. Baldwin, 1845.

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    TEXT: Possibly an abbreviation for “batting.”  

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

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

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    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.

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    Cotton yarn used for hand knitting. (“Knitting Cotton, Wool or Silk,” in Harmuth, Dictionary of Textiles, 88.)  

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

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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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    Endorsement in handwriting of Z. Griswold.  

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    Docket in handwriting of Marcellus Cowdery.