Robert Newell's Notebook


Robert
Newell
Independence
Mo
April 14     1836
-----------------
Bot of A. Sublette

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               Robert Newell
               Butler County
               Ross township
                  Venice
                   Ohio
               is my native
           home  Direct letters
           to Miss hariet Newell
                    or
           Miss Elizabeth Newell
                  Venice
               Butler County
             Ross Post office
                  Ohio
            whare my Relations
                  Reside

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Commenced with
Bent & St vrain
on the 27 of May
1836
For one year
     Robert Newell
Fort William arkansas

Craig      16
[??]         20

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1 coffee pot
Shugar Coffee & Tea
1 gun lock
1 Kettle  1 Skillet
2 pair pants
1 westcoat
francis William
Shoes & Shirts
3 yds Blue cloth Calico
thread    Buttons
Shirting  1 Black Silk Handerchief
2 ox yokes
hammer Saw pt file onion Seed turnip
pumkin cucumber mellons reddish Squash
Beets &
     Quilts

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Bent pd for Newell
"    to Lawrence                       $ 5.25
"    " Roberts                          14.81
"    " Roberts                           1.87
"    " Sublette                         11.25
"    " Law                               5.00
     Cash lent                           5.00
"    " Baker                             5.68
     Do   Cash                           1.50
     Do   " "                             .25
                                       ------
                         Newells Amt    50.61
                        To Sirsingle     1.25
     To Lawrence                        15.25
                                      -------
                                        67.11
     To Owens                            9.00
          Charged
     page                          
          15
       left copou 29 May


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R Newell     Dr.

7 Sundry misc
Thompson 18

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Mr St vrain                                Dr
1 Black cloth Dress coat
2 callico Shirts
1 pr draws
1 vest
1 hans
1 Silk pocket Handkerchief
1 pr Saddle Bags
1 firs[t] quality B. Silk Handkerchief

          1867
          1829
          ------
            38

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          W D Hodkiss
Augst          1 pt alk
8         lost on Bet 1 do
          1 vest         7.00
          1 Bottle Alkol
          Larison   Dr
          2 yds cotton   2.00

Memorandum of Goods when New
came over of the former Stock &c

2 1/2 lb virmilion
13 fire Steels
2 doz knives
11 glasses
1 grs [gross] awls
Blue cloth the Same 
I left with
15 1/2 yds Scarlette
1 Chief coat
50 Strans blue Barley C Brds
58   do   white
16   do   Round
40 Strans Blue Wampon
39   white     do
6 lbs Small Blue & white Beeds
9 Guns

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4 Squaw axes
100 lbs Tobacco
5 kettles
4 flints & 4 gun worms
Amt of peltries trade &c
246 New Robes
4 horses
4 mules
15 Cords
6 Saddles & lash Ropes
Sent over to B & S.  Fort William
96 Robes
12 horses
1 mule    Cords &c--


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                                            7
Wm News amt. of goods taken to Trade
     on platte River
4 1/2 Red Striped Blankets
2 pc. 3 Pt. White
6 yrds Blue cloths
7 do    Scarlette
10 Bunches fancy Brads
30 Strans white Barley do --
20 Blue    do--    do--
10 white Round  do--
6 Doz. knives
1 lb. virmilion
13 fire Steels
2 Doz. awls
3/4ths of cag Powder
500 Balls
1 Chief Coat
1/2 Doz. Glasses
2 kettles

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8th

4 axes
14 lbs. Tobacco
6 guns
3 gun worms
3 mules
2 saddles Ropes &c

Sent to new by
    Andrew
9 Bunches fancy Brads
3 pr Red striped Blankets
1 pr white 3 pt Do--   do--
3 lb   pound   Beeds
      white and blue

March 14th 1837
   by the same
3 yrd Scarlett
3 Blue cloth do--
5 Glasses

9
3/4 gross awls
1 3pt white Blanket
20 Strans white Barley
     corn brads
20 blue  do--   do--
25 lbs Tobacco


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     Received of Mr New
23 Robes
17 pieces meet on the 13th March
14 Robes
9 pieces meet on News Return Mar 29
40 Robes  14 Cords
3 p meet
     Goods Returned
21 lb Tobacco
4 axes
6 Glasses
3 Guns
50 knives
4 1/2 yds Scarlette
8 1/2 yds Blue Cloth
20 St Barley Corn Brads

3 Bunches fancy do--
3/4 gross awls
2 1/2 papers virmilion
13 fire Steels
144 Balls
1/4 keg powder

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R Newell                 Dr   Cr
To 1 axe                 $3       Transferred
[illegible]
By 2 Saddles Bot of Lupton              6.00

R Newell              Dr          Cr   15

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16
Craig
1 pr pants                                 10
Cut Brads                                  30
Round do --                                25
Shirt                                    5.00
Transfered
2 3/4 Calico                             5.00

17
Dacota Tobacco                           5.00
Rushfort
Larison Tob                              5.00
Fron do --                               2.50
St Clair Tobac                           5.00
3 yds callico                            6.00
1/4 lb Tobacco                           2.50
Robinson  Do                            18.00

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18       P Thompson     Dr
1 cappot                                12.00
3 pr mocksins                            3.00
Cr. by brads                             2.50
   "  Exevia                             5.00
   "  Exevia                             5.00
pd. Biggs                               25.00
pd Newell                               20.00
                                        60.00
                                        12.50
                                        47.50
June By tobacco                         26.00
17                                    -------
17   whole amount                       22.50
pd. williams                            15.00
By bet on indian                         5.00
pd. Robinson                            25.00
won at 21 at Drips Camp                 10.00
do --                                   10.00
                                        92.50
pd. Biggs                               10.00
won                         10.00


N [ew?]   Dd   1938
to   Owens                                 75
     Lego                                  85
     Carnes  Dr                         10.00
     wade                               10.00
O&N  Antire                            400.00
O&N  Roquet do.                        120.00
O&N  Lablaw                             30.00
     Town                              435.00
     Carson                            280.00
     Liginess                              30
O&N  Burough                               10
     to Owens Dr                         1.10
by   Burrough                          [?].00
     J. Morain                          20.00


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20          A DripsDr
1 Horse                                $20.00
10 1/2 yds Callico                      21.00
1 lb Tobacco per Decato                  5.00
Rushfort tobacco                         5.00
Exevia tobacco                           5.00
to Cotton                                2.50
little enyas                             2.50
Riegul tobacco                           5.00
Minard                                   2.50
picard                                   2.50
Michle Tob                               5.00
Fredrick                           do -- 2.50
White                                    2.50
Johnson                                  2.50
Junier                                   2.50
walker                                   5.00
Biggs                                    5.00
     Antire                              1.00

21
Drips  2 lb tabacco
Banks                                    2.50
Robinson                                 5.00
Williams                                 2.50
Batiste Berneo                           2.50
Williams  1 Deck cards                   5.00
Visinan  Tobacco                         2.00
Robinson one Blanket                    18.00

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22                 P Thompson                Dr
1 Cappo                                 12.00
3 pr mockasins                           3.00
pd Biggs                                25.00
pd Newell                               20.00
pd Williams                             15.00
pd Robinson                             25.00
won at 21                               20.00
pd Biggs                                10.00
won at farrow                           10.00
                                 ------------
                                       140.00



P Thompson                Cr             23
Small Brads                              2.50
pd Exevia                               10.00
by tobacco                              20.00
bet on indian                            5.00
                                 ------------
                                        37.50


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24
                     Co
Feby 8 To Sundries                      34 --
"      "   "   2 Yds Scarlet            20 --
Mar 17 "   -  -  -  hartron             44 --
"      "   "   Tellai                   16 --
     Jos Matt  1 pipe
     Owens    1 pipe

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28     Got on willamette
     March 1t  1841
     from Mr Cannon
     4 Bushels flour
Mission 1 lb Tea    2 Gallons
 molasses from
Mch 15 Vancouver
     20 Psalmon
     3 lb Tea
     25 -- Sugar
     30 -- Greece
     15 lb pork
     85 lb Bread


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Francis Newell was born the 14th of
June 1835
William Newell was born the 30th of
March 1838
Marcus Whitman Newell was born the
17th of April 1840
Robert Newell Jun was born the 28 Feb.
1842
Thomas Jefferson Newell was born the
25 November 1843
Their mother died 1845.

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["Memoranda" follow...]

[Sketches on final page of notebook]