Invoice, D. O. Ketchum to Cahoon, Carter & Co., 16 June 1836

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16 June 1836
Messrs
Bo[ugh]t of D[aniel] O. Ketchum
7 2/12 doz[en] Blk Bombay Stocks 8.75 62.70
120 4 p[iece]s Circassians 7.00 28.00
121 3 [ps Circassians] 7.50 22.50
122 5 [ps Circassians] 6.25 8.25 41.25
793 2 [ps] Black [Circassians] 8.00 16.00
125 1 [ps] 3/4 Merino Circassian 7.00 7.00
126 2 [ps Merino Circassian] 8.00 16.00
127 4 [ps Merino Circassian] 9.00 36.00
180 5 [ps] <​1 Short​> [Merino Circassian] 10.00 50.00
41¼ 1 [ps] Super Green Goat Hair Camblet 0.75 30.94
6 doz Boxes Hook & Eyes 0.29 1.74
96 3 Ps Persian Vesting 75.00 72.00
21 1 [Ps] Blk Point & Velvet 50.00 10.50
42 2 [Ps Blk] Fig[ure]d [& Velvet] 56.00 23.52
65 4 [Ps] Valencia Vestings 98.00 63.70
28 10/ 12 doz Collars 11/— 39.00
19 Mackinaw Blankets 2.00 38.00
21 [Mackinaw Blankets] 1.25 26.50
20 3 Point [Blankets] 0.65 13.00
24 Col[ore]d [Blankets] 1.75 42.00
9 Con [Blankets] 8/— 9.00
29 Pr [Pairs] Ros [Blankets] 2.55 67.95
16 1 Ps Green Baise [Baize] 3/ 6.00
50 1 [Ps] Duffler 85 42.50
$766.41
Add 5 pr cent 38.32
$804.73
<​Rec[eive]d Paym[en]t by note 6 mo[nth]s payable at the Bank of Buffalo D. O. Ketchum​> [p. [1]]
Amount Bro[ugh]t fwd [forward] $804.73
4 cases 12/ 12/ 8/ 8/— 5.50
$810.23
Rcd [Received] Paym[en]t by Note at 6 months payable at at Ohio [3/4 page blank] [p. [2]]
[page [3] blank] [p. [3]]
D. O. Cetcham Bill of dry Goods
Am[oun]t $810.23 [p. [4]]

Footnotes

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    This was a fancy twill woven fabric made to simulate cashmere. (“Circassian,” in Montgomery, Textiles in America, 200.)  

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

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    Cloth made from the wool of Merino sheep. (“Merino,” in Montgomery, Textiles in America, 294.)  

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

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    Endorsement in handwriting of Newel K. Whitney.  

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    A camblet or camlet was a plain weave used for clothing, furniture, and hangings; made from goat’s hair, part silk or linen, or wool. (“Camlet,” in Montgomery, Textiles in America, 188.)  

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

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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 generic term for fabric intended to manufacture waistcoats. (“Vesting,” in Montgomery, Textiles in America, 372.)  

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

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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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    Possibly either a strong cotton fabric used for uniforms or a fabric made from cotton, silk, and wool typically used for waistcoat. (“Velencia or Valentia,” in Harmuth, Dictionary of Textiles, 160; “Valencia,” in Montgomery, Textiles in America, 369.)  

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

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

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    A heavy wool blanket dyed red, blue, or striped and generally waterproof. (“Mackinaw Blanket,” in Harmuth, Dictionary of Textiles, 97.)  

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

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    A coarse, heavy woolen flannel used for lining, bags, or table coverings. (“Baize,” in Montgomery, Textiles in America, 152; “Baize,” in Harmuth, Dictionary of Textiles, 13.)  

    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.

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    Possibly intended as “duffel,” a type of heavy woolen cloth used for winter clothing. (“Duffel,” in Montgomery, Textiles in America, 228.)  

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

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    Docket in handwriting of Marcellus Cowdery.