1853 November 30 Bill of Paints, Oils [etc.] Possibly part of a letter to Horace S Eldredge.

Title

1853 November 30 Bill of Paints, Oils [etc.] Possibly part of a letter to Horace S Eldredge.

Description

List of requested supplies to purchase.

Type

Correspondence

Sender

[Brigham Young]

Recipient

Possibly Eldredge

Date

1853 November 30

Location

[Great Salt Lake City]

Number of Pages

2

Subject

Supplies

extracted text

Bill of Paints, Oils, &c.
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1500 Pure White Lead the Cincinnati, in kegs of 50. or 100
Iron Hooped, mixed in Oil.
100 Galls Pure Linseed oil, be careful that fish oil is not substituted,
which is sometimes the case. The oil should be packed in Tin Cans about 2 Galls each
25 Galls of Turpentine packed "Do "Do
1 Ranell of Putty unmixed with flour, or other spurious articles, in
bladders.
20 of Lithrag
80 half boxes 8 x 10 Glass, get the German if you can, and see that
it is well packed, and put in wagon right, on the edge.
25 Half boxes 11 x 16 Glass Do Do Do
20 Lamp black
100 Red Lead
50 Gallons Copal Varnish
20 Gallons alcohol
5 Sponges
20 Quire Sand Paper, Half coarse, and Half fine
5 Gallon Demijohn of the very best Holland Gin
5 Do Do " " " " Jamaica Rum

Get the Gin and Rum from Kenneth M. Kenzie on Main Street if he still keeps it, and tell him to let both be genuine if he has got them, if not get them in the next best place, that you know of, for they are intended exclusively for medicinal purposes.
Get the Linseed Oil at some Mill if you can, so as to get the genuine article unadulterated, perhaps Blow & Co. would be the most likely to have it pure, but in this as in other matters, you will have to use your own judgement.

Item sets

Bill of Paints, Oils, &c.
=========================================
1500 Pure White Lead the Cincinnati, in kegs of 50. or 100
Iron Hooped, mixed in Oil.
100 Galls Pure Linseed oil, be careful that fish oil is not substituted,
which is sometimes the case. The oil should be packed in Tin Cans about 2 Galls each
25 Galls of Turpentine packed "Do "Do
1 Ranell of Putty unmixed with flour, or other spurious articles, in
bladders.
20 of Lithrag
80 half boxes 8 x 10 Glass, get the German if you can, and see that
it is well packed, and put in wagon right, on the edge.
25 Half boxes 11 x 16 Glass Do Do Do
20 Lamp black
100 Red Lead
50 Gallons Copal Varnish
20 Gallons alcohol
5 Sponges
20 Quire Sand Paper, Half coarse, and Half fine
5 Gallon Demijohn of the very best Holland Gin
5 Do Do " " " " Jamaica Rum

Get the Gin and Rum from Kenneth M. Kenzie on Main Street if he still keeps it, and tell him to let both be genuine if he has got them, if not get them in the next best place, that you know of, for they are intended exclusively for medicinal purposes.

Get the Linseed Oil at some Mill if you can, so as to get the genuine article unadulterated, perhaps Blow & Co. would be the most likely to have it pure, but in this as in other matters, you will have to use your own judgement.