Invoice, George W. Shields to John Hitchcock & Son, 12 October 1836

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12 Octr 1836
Mess. & Son
Pr Mess
Bo[ugh]t of George W Shields
49 Bars Sweden Iron assd. 21. 0. 26 42/— 111.48
2 Bds. H N Rods 1. 0. 0 60/— 7.50
1 Bd Am Blis[tere]d Steel 120.lb 6./ 2 7.80
35.lb Cast [Steel] 1/ 6. 6.56
37lb Blisd [Steel] 1/ 2. 5.40
45lb German [Steel] 1/. 5.63
Carting 6/. 0.75
$145.12
Rec[eive]d Note 12 octr 6 mo[nth]s
& Son
Due Bk 12/ 15 Apr F M Witbeck [p. [1]]
& Son
Iron & Steel
$145.12
& Son
Hard Ware [p. [2]]

Footnotes

  1. 1

    A coarse form of steel produced by heating wrought iron with charcoal in a process known as cementation. (Hazen, Panorama of Professions and Trades, 282.)  

    Hazen, Edward. The Panorama of Professions and Trades; or Every Man’s Book. Philadelphia: Uriah Hunt, 1837.

  2. 2

    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.