Invoice, George B. Walbridge to Rigdon, Smith & Cowdery, 18 June 1836

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June 18th 1836
Messrs
Bo[ugh]t of Geo B. Walbridge
1 Bb [Barrel] 2/ P.R. Sugar <​260​> 18 242 7— 0.13 31.71
Cartige 1/6 0.19
$31.90
add 5 Ream Wrap[pin]g Papr 7/ 4.38
35.28 36.28
[p. [1]]
G. R. Walbridge
Bill $36.28
Due Oct. 18, 1836.
Sugar [p. [2]]

Footnotes

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    The size and weight of a barrel varied and was often dependent on whether the contents were liquid or solid. In the United States, statutes generally regulated that a barrel should contain 28 to 31½ gallons. (“Barrel,” 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.  

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    Docket in unidentified handwriting.