Robert Campbell's accounts from 1832

Selected pages from Papers of the St. Louis Fur Trade, Part 3: Robert Campbell Family Collection, from the St. Louis Mercantile Library Association.
Transcribed by Bill Nevius


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Memorandum

 

 

 

Loaned Mr. Fitzpatrick 1 pair 2 point mackinaw Blankets at Ewings

" " " " Halter

 

" " " one Horse shoe and Nails for shoeing

 

2 Horses loaned . . . . . . . To be returned

 

 

 

1pr. Socks to Mr Stephens at the rendezvous price

 

1 Twilled Bag Do at $150

 

1 pr Horse Shoes & Nails to John Gray

 

 

 

21st July W. O'Fallon owes me $13.50

 

 

 



 

Left in Trunk in Care

 

Mr. Wm. L. Sublette April 12th 1832

 

in St. Louis, Missouri

 

 

 

1 pr cassolett pantaloons

 

1 fine Blue "

 

1 Blue coat

 

3 Light vests

 

2 pr White Cotton Socks

 

1 " Blue Do Do

 

2 Night Caps

 

1 Breast pin

 

11 Linen shirts

 

Cravats

 

1 pr old Boots

 

Gold Seal & ring

 



July 9th Bot 1 Horse, 1 white blanket 15.00

 

3 Bunches cut Glass Beads 15.00

 

2 bunches Small Beads 6.00

 

2 @ Tobacco 4.00

 

30 Charges amunition 3.00

 

1 Doz Bells 1.50

 

1 paper vermillion 1.00 $52.50

 

Sold Thomma for$60.00

 



 

 

 

Saint Louis March 28th 1832

R. Campbell

 

 

 

 

Bought of J & A Kerr -

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

pcs

Blue sav'd List cloth 34 3/4 2 yds @

1.65

57.34

 

2

"

Scarlet " " " 48 "

1.85

88.80

 

6

doz

Butcher knives No 4778

1.58

9.48

 

6

"

" " 4779

1.84

11.04

 

12

"

scalping knives 2355

1.58

18.96

 

9

packs

small bells

0.35

3.15

 

1/2

doz

Roller & swivall Gun Locks

17.85

8.93

 

5

 

Rifle Guns

13.00

65.00

 

3

doz

Halter chains with Hooks

6.30

18.90

 

1

doz

goggles

12.60

12.60

 

4

pr

2 1/2 pt Mackinac Blankets

5.50

22.00

 

8

"

3 pt

7.35

58.80

 

2

"

3 " Green

8.70

17.60

 

2

"

3 " Blue

10.00

20.00

 

1

"

fancy Stripe

3.00

3.00

 

10

"

" "

3.00

30.00

 

4

"

coloured

1.50

6.00

 

Amount Carried forward

 

 

$451.40



Amount brought forward

 

 

$451.40

6 1/4

 

Vermillion

1.00

6.25

 

6

 

Powder Horns

62 1/2

3.75

 

5

gro

mockason Awls

1.65

8.25

 

11

@

White Beads

37 1/2

4.12

 

5 1/4

@

Blue Do

37 1/2

1.97

 

15

doz

assd Beads

.40

6.00

 

1

doz

handsaw files

.80

0.80

 

1

doz

razors in cases

4.40

4.40

 

2

doz

Indian glasses

0.45

0.90

 

1/2

doz

common bridles

5.25

2.62

 

20

yds

Red Flannel

0.42

8.40

 

1

yds

Black Silk hdkfs

10.40

10.40

 

3

yds

satin Do

1.05

4.05

 

3

"

Do

.90

2.70

 

2

doz

Dressing combs

1.50

3.00

 

2

doz

Ivory Do

1.00

2.00

 

2

 

Super(?) Dressing Combs

.41 1/4

0.83

 

1

 

Box Soap

1.37

1.37

 

Amount brought forward

 

 

$523.21



 

1

doz

fine combs

 

1.45

 

 

Amount brought forward

 

 

$523.21

 

 

 

 

 

 

$524.66

 

 

 

 

20

pr

20 pr ct advance

 

 

$104.93

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$629.59

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

March 14th

46

yds

Red Flannel

0.32

15.18

 

 

 

 

 

27

yds

Sattinette

73c

19.71

 

 

 

 

 

1/2

@

patent thread

125

0.63

 

 

 

 

 

1/2

@

Do Do

125

0.62

 

 

 

 

 

7

yds

domestic

.12 1/2

0.88

 

 

 

 

 

1

Gro

Moulds

 

0.33

 

 

 

 

 

2

doz

buttons

6 1/4

0.12

 

 

 

 

 

1

yds

Russian Sheeting

 

13.50

$50.97

 

 

 

23

 

 

thread moulds & Boss

 

0.50

 

 

 

 

24

1

pr

Shoes for Labue

 

1.50

 

 

 

 

 

2

pr

socks " "

0.37

0.75

 

 

 

 

 

3

doz

buttons

 

0.13

$2.88

 

 

 

April 3

2

yds

domestic

 

0.25

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

buttons

 

0.12

 

 

 

 

4

74

@

coffee

17 1/2c

12.95

 

 

 

 

 

95

@

sugar

8c

7.60

 

 

 

 

 

Amount brought forward

 

 

$704.36



 

 

Amount brought forward

$704.36

 

6

@

pepper

0.23

1.38

 

April 7

3

quire

Ruled paper

0.37

1.12

 

 

3

quire

letter paper

0.25

0.75

 

 

1

@

Quills

 

1.12

 

 

2

 

Ink pounder

 

0.19

 

 

4

Needles

 

0.50

 

 

1/2

m

Gun flints

262

1.31

 

 

2

Boxes

Wafers 13c 1 Hoe 50c

 

0.63

 

 

1

pr

Steelyards

 

2.00

 

 

3 1/2

yds

Calico

37c

1.31

 

 

 

 

Thread & Silk

 

0.25

 

 

1

 

Italian Cravat

 

1.50

 

 

1

 

Bandana Hdkf

 

1.25

 

 

2

 

Calico Shirts

0.5

1.00

$7.94

 

 

 

 

 

 

$718.67

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By Cash in dft of 375$ on 23 Decem last $100

 

 

 

 

Cash

 

18.67

$118.67

 

 

 

 

 

 

$600.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By note at 6 months

 

 

 



R Campbell

Bot of Thomas Andrews

11 1/2 @

Kettles Sheet Iron

25c

2.87

 

 

 

Small Kettles Coffee Boiler &

0.75

 

 

 

pans

 

1.50

 

 

 

Melting Ladle

 

0.25

$5.97

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Re'd payment in cash

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bought of Hill & M Gunnegle

1

keg

250@ Lead

6 1/4

15.63

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Re'd payment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bought of Lewis Newell

30

 

Beaver Traps

3.25

97.50

 

5

 

Cast Steel axes

2

10.00

 

1

 

Branding Iron

 

1.50

$109.00

10

 

Trap Springs

0.50

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bought of Horn Maker

5

 

Common Horns

.56 1/4

$2.81 1/4

 

1

 

for Self - fine

 

2.00

4.81 1/4



James & Robert Aull - Lexington

1

Box

Blacking 13c 2 boxes pills

 

0.88

 

4

pr

Woolen Socks

 

1.50

 

1

 

Curry comb

 

0.37 1/2

 

1

 

Salt Spoons 50c doz flints 15c

0.63

 

2

@

Soap

 

0.25

 

1

 

Bottle Spirits Turpentine

 

0.50

 

4

@

Bail rope 12 1/2

 

0.50

 

1

 

Plow Line

 

0.19

4.82

 

 

Mill in Independence

 

0.11

 



Expenses attending the Mountain Equipment of R. Campbell 1832

 

 

 

 

 

 

1831

 

 

 

 

 

Nov&Dec 1832

 

Boarding bills

22$ per month

$44.00

 

Jany Feb March

 

3 months Do

22$

$66.00

 

April

 

up to 12th instant

 

$19.25

$129.25

January 10th

 

Cash pd for Bay Horse to Eddy

 

$12.00

 

11

 

" " Mare to Capt Burch

 

$17.00

 

15

 

" " Dun Mare of Eddy

 

$13.50

 

30

 

" " Black Mare " "

 

$16.00

 

 

 

Expenses for Horse Keeping in Town

 

$2.50

 

February 27

 

Cash pd Squire Ferguson for Bay Horse

 

$25.00

 

March 5

 

" " Wallace for Indian Horse

 

$25.00

 

 

 

" " Wallace for Horse Keeping

 

$21.00

 

10

 

" " Riding Horse of Frizzer

 

$50.00

 

14

 

" " Bay Horse (original)

 

$30.00

 

"

 

" " White Horse - -

 

$20.00

 

16

 

" " James for Horse Keeping

 

$2.50

$234.50

 

 

amt Carried forward

 

 

$363.75

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

Amount brought forward

 

 

$363.75

March 28

 

To Cash pd Board of Louis Labue

 

$2.00

 

 

 

" " for Hand Vice

 

$0.50

 

 

 

" " 2 Rum Kegs

 

$3.00

 

 

 

" " Books

 

$15.75

 

 

 

6 Trace Chains

 

$2.75

 

 

 

Buffalo Robe of Burrow

 

$1.50

$25.50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Making pantaloons & Shirts }

 

 

 

 

 

at 31 14 for one & 16 2/3 for the other }

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sylvester for making Tents

 

$2.50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

in part price of Rifle for Self }

 

 

 

 

 

to P. Creamer - - - - }

 

$17.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

for Sights to Rifles

 

$3.00

$27.50

 

 

paid for a Horse

 

$0.87

 

 

 

making 1 pr pantaloons

 

$1.00

 

 

 

Drayage

 

$0.25

 

 

 

Making pantaloons for self

 

$2.00

 

 

 

Dress for Mrs. Cook

 

$3.00

 

 

 

Hammer .75 2 cold chissils .50 punch .25

 

$1.50

$8.62 1/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amt Carried forward

 

 

$425.37 1/2



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amount brought forward

 

 

$425.37 1/2

 

 

To Cash pd J Hardin at Kyles for shirt

 

1.12 1/2

 

 

 

" Drayage of Traps

 

$0.12

 

 

 

" for shoeing hammer

 

$0.50

 

 

 

" McDowlin

 

$2.00

 

 

 

pd Hawkins for Pistols

 

$30.00

 

 

 

Book .75 map .75 Thermometer 1.75 ink .125 Almanac .125

$3.50

 

 

 

Yellow Horse of Richards

 

$37.50

 

 

 

Sorrel Horse of Hume

 

$40.00

$114.25

 

 

Rowels in Spurs & awl of Creamer

 

$0.50

 

 

 

Drayage of powder

 

$0.25

 

 

 

pd for Horse Keeping to Alexander

 

$10.00

 

 

 

Half to Mrs Eckert

 

$1.50

 

 

 

pd for Horse at St Charles

 

$26.00

$38.25

 

 

pd for Do at Franklin

 

$20.00

 

 

 

pd for Do Bay Spotted Do

 

$25.00

 

 

 

pd for Mule to Cooper

 

$37.50

 

 

 

pd difference between 2 mares & mule

 

$20.00

 

 

 

pd American Fur Company for Indian Lodge

 

$5.00

 

 

 

pd for Goggle Cases

 

37 1/2c

$107.87 1/2

 

 

amt carried forward

 

 

$685.75



1832

 

Amount brought forward

 

 

$685.75

April 4

 

To Cash pd Mount for Tent poles

 

$2.00

 

 

 

" " Cursner for 3 Slides

13 1/3c each

$0.40

 

 

 

Joining poles

 

$2.50

$4.90

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

" " pd Insurance from St Louis to Lexington }

 

 

 

 

 

on Our Commerce S. Boat on 700$ worth }

 

 

 

 

 

merchandize at 1 1/2 per cent }

 

$10.50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Blacksmith for Shoeing 3 Horses at 8 1/2(?)

 

$.46 1/2

 

 

 

Do " " 1 " before

 

$.43 3/4

 

 

 

Insurance 500$ at 1 1/2 per cent on S B Otto

 

$7.50

$20.96 1/4

 

 

pd McKnight for board Jos Hardin

 

$2.56 1/4

 

 

 

1 yd Blue Cloth

 

$1.80

 

 

 

2 Check Shirts

$.56 1/4

$1.12 1/2

$5.48 3/4

 

 

J & A Kerr's bill

 

 

$718.67

 

 

Andrews for Tin Ware

 

$5.37

 

 

 

Hill & M'Gurnegle for Lead

 

$15.63

 

 

 

Newel for Blacksmithing

 

$114.00

 

 

 

for Horns & awls

 

$5.00

 

 

 

Grimsley for Saddlery

 

$124.25

$264.25

 

 

Amt Carried forward

 

 

$1,700.02



 

 

amt brought forw

 

 

$1,700.02

 

 

To cash pd Kyle's bill of merchandize

 

$37.14

 

 

 

" " " John H. Gay 100 @ powder

 

$28.00

 

 

 

" " " Wm L. Sublette for Liquor

 

$11.25

 

 

 

" " " making 5 cappo's 25c each

 

$1.25

 

 

 

" " " Shirts

 

$1.00

 

 

 

" " Capps for Self

 

$15.50

$94.14

April 30

 

" " Whiskey to men

 

$0.25

 

May 7

 

" Cash for Bed cords

 

$1.25

 

 

 

" Blacksmith work

 

$10.25

 

4

 

" Bay Horse of Gant

 

$35.00

$46.75

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

" difference to Mose Campbell }

 

 

 

 

 

between Horse and Mule }

 

$25.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

 

" Mr. Dirk for Horse

 

$32.50

 

 

 

" Horse Rasps 50c Bridle Bits 125

 

$1.75

 

 

 

" Gimblets

 

$0.25

 

 

 

" 4 pr Woolen Socks for Self

 

$1.50

 

 

 

" 1 pr mittins

 

$0.50

 

 

 

" Freight on 824 @ S. B. Our Commerce

 

$8.24

 

 

 

Hauling to Lexington

 

$0.50

$70.24

 

 

Amt Carried forward

 

 

$1,911.15



 

 

amt forward

 

 

$1,911.15

May 12

 

To amt J & R Aull's bill

 

$4.82

$4.82

13

 

" " Gray Horse bought of Capt M Ghee

 

 

$50.00

 

 

 

 

 

$1,965.97

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

John Frizzer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To

1 Bunch Cut Glass Beads

 

$4.00

 

 

"

my assumptsit to M. Sublette

$54.25

$58.25

 

To

amt paid you by Labue

 

 

$4.25

 

 

 

 

 

 

$62.50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cr

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By from 20th March to 24th July 1832 at 15$ per mo.

$62.50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Received of Robert Campbell the full amount of wages

 

 

due for my services from 20th March to 20th July 1832

 

 

at the rate of 15$ per month, and our article

 

 

 

of agreement as well as that with W. L. Sublette

 

 

is now cancelled and done away with by

 

 

 

mutual consent

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John X Frizzer (his mark)

 

 

 

 

A. Janis

 

 

 

 

 

 



1832

 

Louis Labue

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

March 26th

To

2 pr Cassonett pantaloons 350c

$7.00

 

 

"

Cash 18th instant

 

$10.00

 

 

"

1pr 3 pt Blankets

 

$8.00

 

 

"

1 3 pt Cappo

 

 

$6.50

 

 

"

1 pr Shoes Socks

 

$2.25

$33.75

 

 

1 1/2 yd Cotton Osnaburgs for Sack

$0.25

 

 

 

2 Check Shirts a 75

 

$1.50

 

 

 

1 Flannel Do

 

 

$2.50

 

 

 

Thread -

 

 

$0.25

$4.50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash pd for your board before you }

 

 

 

 

commenced with me }

$2.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 Belt Scabbard & Knife

 

$0.87

 

 

 

1 @ Tobacco

 

 

$0.25

 

 

 

Cash to provoner for you

 

$1.06 1/4

 

 

 

" to Jack Larock

 

$0.50

 

May 3d

 

" 3 @ Tobacco

0.25

$0.75

$5.43 1/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

my assumptsit to Frederick Gathausen }

 

 

 

 

payable 20th Sept 1833 for }

$20.50

 

 

 

 

 

 

$64.18 1/4

 



 

 

Louis Labue

 

 

 

 

 

 

amt forward

 

 

$64.18 1/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 12th

To

1 Deer Skin

 

 

$1.50

 

15

"

1/2 Deer Skin

 

 

$0.75

 

25

"

1 Knife

 

 

$0.50

$2.75

July 21st

"

1 cup Flour

 

 

$1.00

$1.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

$67.92 1/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cr.

 

 

 

 

 

 

By wages from 20th March to 24th July @ 14$

$58.33

 

 

By amt paid Frizzer

 

 

$4.25

 

 

 

 

 

 

$62.58

By present to him

 

 

 

 

$5.35

 

 

 

 

 

 

$67.93

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rec'ed of Robert Campbell payment in full for all

 

 

wages due me from 20th March to 24th July 1832 and

 

 

the article of agreement between us is cancelled

 

 

and done away with by mutual consent

 

 

 

 

 

Louis X Labue (his mark)

 

 

 

 

A. Janis

 

 

 

 

 

 



1832

 

Joseph Hardin

 

 

 

March 26

To

Cash

 

 

5.00

 

27

"

1 Knife

 

 

0.25

 

 

"

1 pr. 3 pt blankets

 

8.00

 

 

"

1 2 1/2 pt Cappo

 

6.00

 

 

 

2 yellow Flannel Shirts

 

5.00

24.25

 

 

Cash paid Russel

 

0.50

 

 

 

2 pr pantaloons

 

7.00

 

 

 

1 Belt & Scabbard

 

.37 1/2

 

April 3

 

Your bill for Liquor to McKnight

2.56 1/4

 

May 7

 

" " " " in Lexington

 

1.31 1/4

11.75

 

 

" " " " 1 Hat Do

 

1.25

 

 

"

1/2 @ Tobacco of Mr. Aull

 

0.13

 

20th

"

1 Knife 50c Belt & Scabbard 1$

1.50

 

 

"

3 @ Tobacco at Ewings

 

0.75

 

June 23

"

1/2 Deer Skin @ 1.50

 

0.75

 

25

"

1cup sugar & 1 cup coffee

 

2.00

6.38

July 5

"

1 Bridle

 

 

4.00

 

9

"

5 pr mockasins

 

4.00

8.00

 

 

 

 

amt forward

 

$50.38



 

 

Joseph Hardin

 

 

 

 

 

amt brought forward

 

 

$50.38

July 10

To

1 cup sugar

 

 

 

2.00

13

"

1 @ Tobacco (To Bullard)

 

 

2.00

"

"

2 Cups Flour

 

 

 

2.00

21

"

1 @ Tobacco

 

 

 

2.00

"

"

1 check shirt at Ewings

 

0.75

 

 

 

1 calico shirt

 

 

1.25

2.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

$60.38

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cr

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By wages from 20th March to 24th July 14$ per mo

58.25

 

 

By present to him

 

 

2.13

 

 

 

 

 

 

$60.38

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Received of Robert Campbell the full amount of

 

 

wages due me from 20th March to 24th July 1832 at

 

 

14$ per month and our articles of a agreement

 

 

 

are now cancelled and done away with

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joseph Hardin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Witness

 

 

 

 

 

 

A. Janis

 

 

 

 

 

 



1832

 

George P. Holmes

 

 

 

March 27

To

1 pr 3 pt Blankets

 

8.00

 

 

 

1 Knife

 

 

0.25

 

 

 

1 2 1/2 pt Cappo

 

6.00

 

 

 

Cash

 

 

5.00

 

April 27

To

Cash in Lexington for Spurs

 

1.00

 

29

"

" for Deer Skin

 

1.25

21.50

May 7

"

1 pr Cassonnett pantaloons

 

3.50

 

"

"

1 Calico Shirt

 

 

1.25

 

25

"

1 Knife

 

 

0.50

 

June 23

"

1/2 Deer Skin @ 1.50

 

0.75

 

25

"

2 Cups Sugar 2$ 2 Cups Coffee 2$

4.00

10.25

28

"

1 Blue Bandana Handkerchief

4.00

 

July 9

"

1 pr mockasins

 

1.00

 

"

"

3 cords

 

 

3.00

 

"

"

1 Bunch Beads

 

4.00

 

13

"

1 Bunch cut Glass Beads

 

4.00

 

"

"

1 @ Tobacco to Bullard

 

2.00

18.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

$49.75



 

 

George P. Holmes

 

 

 

 

 

amt brought forward

 

 

49.75

July 14

To

1 cup Flour

 

 

1.00

 

15

"

1/2 cup Sugar 1/2 cup coffee

 

2.00

 

17

"

1 Bunch Beads

 

4.00

7.00

"

"

1 fine comb

 

 

1.00

 

21

"

1 cup coffee to Looney

 

2.00

 

"

"

1 cups Flour

 

 

2.00

5.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

$61.75

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cr

 

 

 

 

 

 

By 4 1/6 months service 20 March to 25 July 14$ per mo

58.25

 

"

amt of present

 

 

3.50

 

 

 

 

 

 

$61.75

Received of Robert Campbell the full amount

 

 

 

of my wages from 20th March to 25 July 1832

 

 

 

at 14$ per month - and our articles of

 

 

 

agreement are now cancelled and

 

 

 

done away with by mutual consent

 

 

 

 

 

 

G. P. Holmes

 

 

 

A. Janis

 

 

 

 

 

 



1832

 

Henry Green

 

Dr

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 13th

To

Cash in St Charles

 

3.50

 

"

"

" paid Rice for you

 

3.00

 

"

"

" 1 pr Shoes of Wm. G. Pelton

1.62 1/2

 

 

 

Cash on the road

 

.18 1/4

 

27

 

Cash in Lexington

 

.12 1/2

 

 

 

1 hat of Aull

 

 

1.25

9.68 1/4

28

 

1 3 pt blanket

 

 

4.00

 

May 2

"

3 @ Tobacco

 

25

0.75

 

3

"

1 3 pt Mackinaw Blanket

 

4.00

 

"

"

1 2 1/2 pt Cappo

 

6.00

 

" "

"

1 pr pantaloons

 

3.50

 

" "

"

2 Flannel Shirts

250c

5.00

 

" "

"

1 Belt & Scabbard

 

0.37 1/2

 

" "

"

cloth to make sack

 

0.25

23.87 1/2

" "

"

1 fine comb

 

 

0.25

 

" 9

"

cash for cocks

 

.18 1/4

 

" 17

"

1pr suspenders in Independence

0.25

 

" 18

"

1/2 Deer Skin

 

 

0.75

1.43 3/4

 

 

 

amount carried forward

 

$35.00



 

 

Henry Green

 

 

 

 

1832

 

 

amt forward

 

 

$35.00

May 25

To

1 Knife

 

 

 

0.50

June 22

To

cash paid Mr. Sublette for whiskey

 

0.50

" 25

"

1 cup sugar 1$ & 1 cup coffee 1$

 

2.00

July 11

"

1 Knife to George Holmes

 

 

1.50

 

"

1 cup sugar

 

 

 

2.00

 

 

1 cup rice

 

 

 

1.50

 

 

3 cups Flour

 

 

 

3.00

July 18

To

1 @ Tobacco

 

 

 

2.00

" "

"

Beads (to Frizzer)

 

 

4.00

(May 5)

"

1 Knife 25c 1 calico shirt 125

 

1.50

July 21

"

1 cake soap

 

 

 

0.50

 

 

 

 

 

 

54.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cr

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By 3 1/3 months Service from 13th April to 26th July }

 

 

 

at 15$ per month - - - - - - }

50.00

 

 

By amt of present to him

 

 

4.00



Received of Robert Campbell the full amount

 

 

 

of my wages from 13th April to 24th July 1832 at 15$ per

 

 

month and our articles of agreement are now

 

 

 

cancelled and done away with by mutual

 

 

 

consent

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Henry X Green (his mark)

 

 

A. Janis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1832

 

Bills & Notes

 

 

 

 

July 25th

 

To Wm. H. Vandeburgh's (as agent for American }

 

 

 

Furr Co) draft on P. Chouteau agent }

 

 

 

American Furr Co St Louis in duplicate }

$3471.50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To Rockey Mountain Furr Co draft }

 

 

 

on W. L. Sublette accepted by him }

 

 

and payable on sale of Beavers }

560.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To order of Rockey Mountain Furr Co

 

 

 

 

on Wm. L. Sublette accepted by him for

 

50.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

27

 

To Fontenelle Drips & Co. draft on }

 

 

 

Am Furr Co St Louis for }

224.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

$4325.50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cr

 

 

 

 

 

 

By Cash in full of the }

 

 

 

above notes and drafts }

4325.50



 

 

Hugh Campbell

 

 

 

 

 

Cr

 

 

 

 

 

 

By my draft in favor David }

 

 

 

Kyle at 3 days sight }

300.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

" my dft May 8th in favor }

 

 

 

David Kyle Dated Lexington }

200.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

$500.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To Cash of J & Augt Kerr

 

 

$500.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



1862

 

John & Augustus Kerr

 

 

 

 

 

Cr

 

 

 

 

 

 

By Balance due them 20th April

 

$600.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr

 

 

 

 

 

 

To Cash paid in dft of Chouteau

 

$600.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

Saint Louis March 12th 1832

 

 

 

On or before the 20th day of September Eighteen

 

 

 

Hundred & thirty three I promise to pay to Frederich

 

 

 

Garthausen the sum of Twenty Dollars & fifty cents on

 

 

 

account Louis Labue in case said Louis Labue

 

 

 

remains in my employ during the present term of

 

 

 

employment which expires Twentieth September or Twentieth

 

 

day of November 1833

 

 

 

 

 

(copy)

 

 

Robert Campbell

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John James

Cr

 

 

 

 

By 1 Horse 6 Traps 16 @ Lead 6 @ powder

$150.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ewing Vanbibber

 

 

 

 

 

1 Bale dry Buffalo meal

 

 

5.00

 

 

Beads

 

 

 

3.00

 

 

coffee

 

 

 

4.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

$12.00

 

 

By amt -

 

 

gave him for Service made

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July 20

To 1 paper vermillion 1$ 6 Strands Beads 2$

3.00

 

" "

" 1 Knife

 

 

 

1.50

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Porter

 

 

 

 

 

 

Horse nails

 

 

 

0.50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stephens

 

 

 

 

 

 

Horse nails

 

 

 

0.50

 



 

 

Morini

 

 

 

July 12

1 Surcingle

 

 

3.00

 

 

1 cup coffee 1 cup sugar

 

4.00

7.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cr

 

 

 

July 21

Pay 5 Beaver Skin

 

 

7.00

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

Bought of Thornton Grimsley

 

1

Spanish Saddle

 

$10.00

 

 

Repairing Bridle

 

.37 1/2

 

1

full plated Snaffle

 

5.00

 

5

common Shot Bags

 

3.75

 

1

Best quality

 

 

1.50

 

1

Doz Leather Surcingles

 

1.50

27.12 1/2

1/2

" Red painted Belts 6$

 

3.00

 

1

pr Saddle Bags

 

3.50

 

1

" Martingales

 

 

2.00

 

5

Belts & Scabbards 37 1/2

 

1.87 1/2

 

1

pr Holsters

 

 

6.00

 

2

powder sacks 2$

 

4.00

20.37 1/2

1

Surcingles

 

 

1.00

 

1

Halter

 

 

0.75

 

 

making Gun Covers

 

0.75

 

5

Spanish Saddles 450

 

22.50

 

10

pack Saddles 225c

 

22.50

 

10

pack straps 75

 

7.50

55.00

 

 

 

amount carried forward

 

102.50



 

 

 

amount brought forward

 

$102.50

1

Doz Front Hobbles

es @ 6$

 

6.00

 

1/2

" Side Hobbles @ 9$

 

4.50

 

1 1/2

Doz Halters 750

 

11.25

21.75

 

 

 

 

 

$124.25

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bought of David Kyle

 

 

1

Doz Files

 

 

2.25

 

58 1/2

yds Osnaburgs for Baling 14c

8.19

 

1

(?) Flannel 46

 

13.50

 

1

Rifle

 

 

13.20

37.16

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bought of Jno H Gay

 

 

100

@ powder

 

 

$28.00

 

 

 

(To J & Aug Kerr - - )

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bought of Wm L. Sublette

 

 

5

Gallons Rum 125

 

6.25

 

5

" Alcohol 1$

 

5.00

11.25

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

John Gray

 

 

 

July 17th

To 1 powder Horn

 

5.00

 

 

6 Bunches small Beads 150

5.00

 

 

1 @ white Beads

 

3.00

 

 

" Green Beads

 

3.00

22.00

" "

By 5 1/2 @ Beaver Furr @ 4$

 

22.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To 2 Cakes Shaving Soap

 

 

1.00

 

 

 

 

 

 



1832

Narcissa Provo

 

 

 

July 17

To 1 powder Horn

 

5.00

 

 

" 1 fine Comb

 

1.00

 

 

" 4 Bunches Blue Beads 4$

 

16.00

 

 

" 2 " fine Garnishing 150

 

3.00

 

 

" 2 " white & Blue 1$

 

2.00

27.00

 

" 1 Blk Silk Hdkf

 

 

3.00

 

 

 

 

 

$30.00

 

By Mr Sublette

 

 

3.00

 

 

 

 

 

$27.00

 

To amt assumed for Doctor

 

 

5.00

 

 

 

 

 

$32.00

 

By assumpsit Rocky Mountain

 

30.00

 

 

 

Profit & Loss

 

$2.00



 

 

Robert Newel

 

 

July 17

To 1 powder Horn

 

5.00

5.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cr

 

 

 

 

By amt Charged to N Provo

 

 

5.00



1832

Madam Pierre

 

 

 

July 17

To (?) @ Beads

 

1.50

 

 

" 5 Bunches Garnishing Beads

8.00

 

 

" Blanket Saddle

 

5.00

$14.50

 

Thomma Pierre

7 cups Sugar}

 

 

 

 

5 " coffee }

 

 

 

 

 

2 cakes Soap}

25.00

 

 

 

1/2 Beads

 

2.50

 

 

 

 

 

$42.00

 

By Amount assumed by Dripps

 

42.00



1832

Fontenelle & Dripps

 

 

 

July 21

To amt of 8 cups Sugar & 6 cups coffee }

 

 

" "

to Grand Eneas per verbal order }

 

28.00

" "

" Baptiste Nor(?)uest 6 cups sugar 6 cups coffee

24.00

" "

" Thomma Pierre

 

 

70.00

" "

" Horse Shoes to Palo on Seedskerdie

 

5.00

 

 

 

 

 

127.00

" "

to amt Baptiste Iroquois account

 

40.00

" "

" Thomma & Madam Pierre

 

 

42.00

27

" amt for John Gray (Bridle)

 

 

15.00

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

Thomas Fitzpatrick

 

 

 

 

To Paley Philosophy

 

 

2.25

 

" 4 Books 1$

 

 

 

4.00

 

" 2 Hdkfs 2$

 

 

 

4.00

 

" 1 port Folio paper cutter & c

 

4.00



Dr

The Rockey Mountain Furr Co

 

 

1832

 

 

 

 

 

July 12

To 1 Blue Blanket to Fraeb

 

$18.00

 

" "

" 1 pr Socks " Do

 

2.00

20.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

" "

" 1 powder Horn to Antoine Goodin

5.00

 

" 17

" Beads per verbal order Do Do

10.00

15.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2 coarse & 2 fine combs Do 1$

 

4.00

 

2 Bunches Garnishing Beads (Milton)

3.00

 

 

1 Blk Silk Hdkf (Fraeb)

 

3.00

 

 

1 fine & 1 coarse comb (to Mytingor)

2.00

8.00

 

 

 

 

 

47.00

" "

" 1 Gun Lock to Hockaday

 

 

15.00

" 21

" Beads to Philipson

 

 

4.00

" 22

" " " Hockaday

 

 

4.00

" 23

" 1 fine & 1 coarse comb (to Robinson)

 

2.00

 

 

 

 

 

66.00

 

To amt of Provo's account

 

 

30.00

 

 

 

 

 

$96.00



Invoice of goods sold to O'Fallon and Vandeburgh

by Robert Campbell on the Teton Fork of the

Columbia River and under the three Teton

mountain July 25th 1832

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

c

Gun Flints @

2$

10.00

 

6

 

Flannel Shirts

3$

18.00

 

1

 

3 pt Blanket

 

10.00

 

1

 

2 1/2 pt Do

 

8.00

 

1

 

wrapper Do

 

3.00

 

3

doz

Knives @

9$

27.00

 

1

 

Cache ing Hoe

 

2.00

$78.00

10

 

Trap Springs

1$

10.00

 

18

 

Blk Silk Hdkf

150

27.00

 

2

pr

Russian sheeting pantaloons

3$

6.00

 

57

cakes

shaving soap

25c

14.25

 

11

 

combs (long dressing)

50 cts

5.50

 

21

 

fine combs

50c

10.50

 

1

 

3 pt Blanket

 

10.00

 

1

 

wrapper

 

3.00

$86.25

Amount Carried forward

 

 

$164.25



Amt brought forward

 

 

$164.25

2

 

Surcingles

1.50

3.00

 

2

 

Green Blankets

10$

20.00

 

12

pr

Goggles

4$

48.00

 

2

doz

files (flat & 3 square)

12$

24.00

 

2

"

Looking Glasses

6.00

12.00

$107.00

6

papers

Vermillion

3$

18.00

 

1

pr

Green Blankets

 

20.00

 

1

 

wrapper Do

 

3.00

 

1

 

Cappo 2 1/2 pt.

 

10.00

 

19

 

Flannel Shirts

3$

57.00

$108.00

2

 

wrappers

3$

6.00

 

2

 

surcingles

150c

3.00

 

1

pr

2 1/2 pt Blankets

 

16.00

 

2

 

Indian axes

3$

6.00

 

1

pr

3 pt Blankets

 

20.00

 

1

 

wrapper

 

3.00

 

2

 

surcingles

150

3.00

 

1

pr

2 1/2 pt Blankets

 

16.00

$73.00

Amt carried forward

 

 

$452.25



Amt brought forward

 

 

$452.25

2

 

axes

3$

6.00

 

1

pr

3 pt Blankets

 

20.00

 

1

 

wrapper

 

3.00

 

5

@

pepper

125

6.25

 

7/12

doz

knives

9$

5.25

 

3

 

Blue blankets

10

30.00

$70.50

33

doz

Hawk Bells

50c

16.50

 

1

 

wrapper Blanket

 

3.00

 

2

 

Surcingles

150

3.00

 

6

 

Fancy bells

150

9.00

 

9

doz

knives

9$

81.00

$112.50

4

 

Gun Locks

5$

20.00

 

17

yds

Scarlet cloth

5$

85.00

 

13*

yds

Blue Do

5$

67.50

 

1

 

wrapper Blanket

 

3.00

 

2

 

Surcingles

 

3.00

 

10

doz

Knives

9$

90.00

 

12

 

Razors in Cases

2$

24.00

 

20

Gro

Awl Blades

6$

12.00

$304.50

Amt carried forward

 

 

$939.75



Amt brought forward

 

 

$939.75

16*

yds

Scarlet Cloth

5$

82.50

 

9*

"

Blue Do

5$

47.50

 

1

 

wrapper

 

3.00

 

6

 

Combs

50c

3.00

 

27

Bunches

Seed Beads

1$

27.00

 

28

Bunches

Cut Glass

2$

56.00

$219.00

9*

@