Invoice, Bailey, Keeler & Remsen to Rigdon, Smith & Cowdery, 12 October 1836

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, Oct 12th 1836
U By
Mssrs
Bought of , , & ,
Dealers in Staple and Fancy Silks,
Leghorn and Straw Bonnets, Stocks, Umbrellas, and Parasols,
No. 75 Broad Street.
12 p[iece]s Slate Pongee 700 84.00
1 [ps] Lustring 75⅝ 95. 70.84 71.84
1 [ps] Gro[s] de Rhine 80⅝ 80. 64 .50
1 [ps] 36 in 66⅞ 130. 86 .94
1 [ps] Gro de swiss 772 822 63.94 63.93
1 [ps] 78¾ 90. 70.87
1 [ps] Cold [Colored] Gro de nap 84⅝ 672 57.12
1 [ps] blk 72¾ 55. 40.01
<​1 Short​> 2 [ps] Bk Satin 104 56. 58 .24
1 [ps] 34 1.00. 34.00
1 [ps] 34¼ 125. 42 .81
1 [ps] B [Bk Satin] 83¾ 120. 100.50
<​1 Sho[r]t​> 2 [ps] fig[ure]d 96¾ 140. 135.45
2 [ps] 114¾ 150. 172.12
1/ [ps] 26¾ 165. 44.14
3 [ps] Florence 226⅝ 27. 61.19
5 [ps] 350¾ 31. 108.74 108.73
<​Short/​> 2 [ps] Marceline 46¾ 55. 25.71
<​64 Shot​> 6 Dz Lacets Elastics 2.25 13.50
2 [doz] Lacets 1.25 2.50
2 [doz] 2.50 5.00
<​28 Doz sht.​> 30 [Doz] Frogs 22 6.60
4 [Doz] Belts ea[ch] 1.25, 1.50, 2.75, 3.00 34.00
4 [Doz] velvet [Belts] 2.00 8.00
3 [Doz] 4.00 12.00
1 [Doz] 4.50 4.50
1 [Doz] Buckles 9.00 9.00
2 <​8​> Boxes H[ooks] & Eyes 0.40 3.20
<​13 sho[r]t​> 40 ps Piping Cord 0.06 2.40
300 [ps] Blk [Cord] 42 13.50
<​Sho[r]t​> 37 [ps] Boot Cord 14 5.18
<​Sho[r]t​> 300 [ps] Cold[Colored] Braid 17.25
over $1,458.73
[p. [1]]
Bro[ugh]t up $1,458.73
<​Sho[r]t​> 153 p[iece]s Wht [White] Braid 8 12.34 12.24
<​19 Sho[r]t​> 24 [ps] 25 6.00
<​Sho[r]t​> 198 [ps] Blk 4 7.92
<​Short​> 200 [ps] 12.50
<​Sho[r]t​> 158 [ps] 7 12.06 <​11.06​>
<​[Short]​> 56 [ps] 16 8.96
<​[Short]​> 24 872 21.00
6 5 ps Taff[eta] Ribbon 1.00 5.00
12 2 [ps] 1.75 3.50
16 4 <​8​> 2.30 18.40
22 2 2.80 5.60
12 11 [ps] Satin [Ribbon] 1.75 19.25
26 <​22​> 6 <​12 ​> [ps] 2.80 33.60
<​Short​> 14 [ps] Gauze Cap [Ribbon] 60 8.40
<​[Short]​> 8 [ps] 1.00 8.00
<​[Short]​> 6 [ps] 1.25 7.50
<​[Short]​> 4 [ps] 1.75 7.00
<​[Short]​> 7 [ps] 2.00 14.00
<​Shot​> 5 setts Bonnet [Ribbon] 5.50 27.50
5 6.00 30.00
2 7.50 15.00
1 8.00 8.00
1 8.50 8.50
1 9.00 9.00
$1,766.65
2 Trunks 2.25 4.50
1 22/— 2.75
$1,773.90
3 Mo[nth]s In[teres]t 31.04
$1,804.94
Recievd pay[ment] by Note at nine mos from date of Bill payable at the Bank of Ohio
&
by C A Heary [p. [2]]
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, , &
Dry Goods
$1804.94
 
& [p. [4]]

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    A clothing and curtain fabric with Chinese origins woven from uneven threads of silk. It was originally a tan color but in the early nineteenth century was often dyed. (“Pongee,” in Montgomery, Textiles in America, 327.)  

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

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    A crisp, light silk with high luster. (“Lustring,” in Montgomery, Textiles in America, 283.)  

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

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    A French term for cross-ribbed fabrics. (“Gros, Grosse,” in Harmuth, Dictionary of Textiles, 74.)  

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

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    A French silk fabric with cross ribs on the face. (“Gros de Suisse,” in Harmuth, Dictionary of Textiles, 74.)  

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

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    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.

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    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.

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

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

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    A type of plain woven silk fabric. (“Marceline,” in Harmuth, Dictionary of Textiles, 101.)  

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

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    Braids used to form patterns for laces. (“Lacet,” in Harmuth, Dictionary of Textiles, 89.)  

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

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    An ornamental fastening which consisted of “a spindle-shaped button, covered with silk or other material, which passes through a loop on the opposite side of the garment.” These closures were originally used on military dress coats and cloaks. (“Frog,” in Oxford English Dictionary, 4:559.)  

    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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    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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    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.

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    Endorsement in handwriting of Newel K. Whitney.  

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    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.

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    TEXT: Possibly "Gauge."  

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    Docket in handwriting of Marcellus Cowdery written vertically in black ink on the left side of the second of four folded segments.  

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    Docket in handwriting of Marcellus Cowdery written vertically on the left side of the first of four folded segments. Because the bifolium was folded unevenly, the “en” in “Remsen” appears on the upper left-hand corner of page 2.