Invoice, John V. Ayer to Cahoon, Carter & Co., 16 June 1836

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Messes
Bo[ugh]t of John V. Ayer
Box 1 = 100 pr [pairs] Mens Cowhide Brogans 8/. 100.00
2 = 50 [pr] Boys [Cowhide Brogans] 0.90 45.00
2 = 56 [pr] Small Boys Kip [Brogans] 65 36.40
3 & 4 = 24. [pr] Mens Kip Pegd Boots 20/. 60.00
5 = 12 [pr Mens] Seal Nailed [Boots] 11/ 24.00
6 = 6 [pr Mens] Fine Calf Sewd Boots 450 27.00
6 = 6 [pr Mens Fine] Seal Pegd [Boots] 18/. 13.50
7 = 12 [pr Mens] Calf [Pegd Boots] $3.25 39.00
8 = 11 [pr Mens] Stout Calf [Pegd Boots] $3.25 35.75
9 = 100 [pr] Ladies Mor[occo] Roan Slips 4/ 6 56.25
10 = 24 [pr] Mens Seal Pumps 8/. 24.00
10 = 50 [pr] Childs Pegd Boots $6.50 p[er] Doz[en] 27.09
10 = 37 [pr] Ladies Mor Stp Shoes— 8/. 37.00
10 = 100 [pr] Childs [Mor] Roan Cacks 2/. 25.00
10 = 12 [pr] Mens Seal Slippers 6/. 9.00
11 = 15 [pr] Ladies Prunella Boots— 9/. 16.87
11 = 5 [pr] Mens Seal Short Boots— 19/. 11.88
11 = 12 [pr] Boys [Seal] Stp Shoes $0.70 8.40
11 = 12 [pr] Mens Calf Pegd Brogs 12/. 18.00
11 = 17 [pr Mens] Buckskin Pumps 14/. 29.75
12 = 5 [pr] Misses Lea[ther] Boots 8/. 5.00
12 = 12 [pr] Mens Kip Pegd Shoes 10/. 15.00
12 = 5 [pr] Boys [Kip Pegd Shoes] $0.70 3.50
12 = 12 [pr] Ladies Lea Stp Pegd Shoes 8/. 12.00
12 = 21 [pr] Mens Calf Pumps $1.35 28.35
12 = 12 Ladies Gaiter Boots 14/. 21.00
13 = 6 Mens Kid Pumps 15/. 11.25
13 = 12 Ladies Gaiter Boots 1.80 21.60
13 = 24 [Ladies] Prunella Slips 0.70 16.80
13 = 6 Mens Seal Pumps 14/. 10.50
13 = 12 Ladies Kid Wellts Slips 9/. 13.50
13 = 24. [Ladies] Seal Stp & Ties Shoes 9/— 27.00
13 = <​2 pr Short​> 12 [Ladies] Fine Prunella Slips 8/. 12.00
13 = 24 [Ladies] Kid Slips 8/. 24.00
13 = 12 [Ladies] White Satin Slips 10/. 15.00
14 880.39
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Amount bro[ugh]t up 880.39
Box 14 3½ Y[ar]ds Black Br[oa]d Cloth ad $4.50 15.75
14 8 [Yds Black Brd Cloth] $3.25 26.00
14 7¾ [Yds Black] Casimere 20/. 19.37
14 16¼ [Yds] Mixed [Casimere] 11/. 22.34
14 5 [Yds] Drab [Casimere] 18/. 11.25
14 18 [Yds] Figured [Casimere] 12/. 27.00
15 & 16 2 Chest Y[oung] H[yson] Tea 166 + 20 146 4/. 73.00
6 packing Boxes 4/ 3.00
8 [packing Boxes] 2/. 2.00
2 reams Superfine Rapping Paper 8/. 2.00
Matting 2 Chest Tea 4/— Cartage 4/— 1.00
$1083.10
June 16 1836
Recd payment by note at 6 m[onth]s payable at Bank of Buffalo in N. Y.
Due 16/ 19
John V Ayer
 
check
Bill $1083.10
J. V. Ayers bill
Shoes &c.
Due Dec 16, 1836.
 
Correct— examined June 19, 1836. by . [p. [2]]

Footnotes

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    A “coarse stout” style of shoe. (“Brogan,” in Oxford English Dictionary, 1:1120.)  

    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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    A type of shoe made of roan, a soft leather prepared from sheepskin and often used as a substitute for morocco leather. (“Morocco Leather,” in Oxford English Dictionary, 6:668.)  

    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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    A style of shoe with a thin sole. (“Pump,” 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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    Shoes made of strong silk or worsted fabric. (“Prunella,” in Oxford English Dictionary, 8:1586.)  

    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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    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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    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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    Signature of John Ayer.  

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    Docket and notation in handwriting of Oliver Cowdery.