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From William H. Ashley Papers, Missouri Historical Society, St Louis, MO.

Inventory of Goods available at the 1825 Rendezvous on Henry's Fork of the Green River (cached goods listed in Ashley's diary).

First cache

2    bags coffee
1         hams goods
3    pack powder 1  1s qt
2         Tobacco
3    B.   Lead
          horse shoes
          Beads large & small
2    packs     sugar
1    pack  cloth with some knives therein
7    doz  Knives

Second cache

2.5  kegs Tobacco         150 lbs.
14   doz  Knives
2    peaces    scarlett Cloth
2    ditto Blue Stroud
3    Bags coffee            200 lbs.
     Bale & Bag Sugar       130 lbs.
3    packs     beaver        50 skins
     pack beads, assorted
          & vermillion
          assortment of Indian trinkett, mockerson alls do.
2    Bags gun powder        150  lbs.
3    Bars lead              120 lbs.
     Bag flints            1000
     Bag salt                10 lbs.
     pack cloths -
     pack containg a variety of Indian trinketts - 
     Ribbons Binding &c
          axes hoes &c

Ashley's Accounts from Rendezvous, July 1825, from his notebook


Mr Logan & Co. 18 Coffee 27 3 Sugar 4.50 12 Knives 30.00 2 1/2 Tobacco doz ring pr Bill 2 3 Powder 4 3 Lead 3
T Vergel & Isac Gilbredth 4 Coffee 6 3 Sugar 4.50 3 Knives 7.50 doz hooks 2 doz flints 1 1 1/2 yds Scarlett 12 - 3 Powder 6.0 39.00 ---------- Mr Greenwood 1 1/2 Coffee 2.25 1 1/2 Sugar 2.25 202 Beaver 3 606.00 Pistol- 45.00
Mr E. Provo C 3 yds Scarlet- 8.24 2 yds 1/2 Blue Cloth 6.15 Self 10 yds Ribbon .50 5 9 Sugar 13.50 7 Coffee 10.50 1 Yd Blue cloth 6 1 doz Rings 2 3 lb Sugar 4.50 3 Coffee 4.50 2 yd Ribband 1 ------------- LaBontee yd Scarlett 4 1 doz Rings 2 2 Sugar 6 2 Coffee 2 ------------- Adams Tobacco 1/2 yd Scarlett 3 2 Sugar 3 2 Coffee 3 1 doz Rings 2 ------------- Pino fish hooks .50 ------ 111.50 Recd 83 Beaver at 2.50 207.50
Mr Provo Brot over 111.50 3 Beads p. self 9 5 Tobacco 2 10 1 1/2 Beads pr Labonty 4.50 2 Sugar & 2 Coffee 6 pr. W. 2 yds Blue Cloth 12 $153.00 ------------ Mr White 153 Beaver 250
Logan & cunningham 4 Blanketts flannel Powder-Lead Knives Spirits coffee Sugar-pepper ------- Bell & able 4 Blanketts Tobacco Cloth-flannels Powder Lead Knives flints Coffee


Pierre Seutchineele Silk Sewing small beads white very small needles allum fine Cloth Ribband assorted- Pencils lead Pen Knife- Gallon Rum- flour-30 pound Sugar & Coffee files for traps gimblet Vices Small red green & Blue beads Flour sugar & Coffee Small kettles Earrings
large chissels 2 doz Blanketts - - - - $ 9.00 Powder - - - - - 1.50 Lead - - - - - 1 - Sugar - - - - - 1 - Coffee - - - - - 2 - Tobacco - - - - 1.50 Knives 75 alls- gun Locks first quality flints c 5 100 Rifles - Blue Coth $5 yd Scarlett 6 Slay bells flour - 1 lb Pepper 1.75 Kettles assorted - Bridles vermilion Spurs guns S flanel red green yellow Rusha sheeting
Soap worsted webbing combs assorted - small thin bar Iron Trap springs- double bit Bridle per Mr Gray 3 doz Serscingles- Saddle for Mr Gray hats-Gardner & Gray... Black silk HKs Tomhawks axes-Chissels-3/8 Inches Thick pipes-2 1/2 wide sockett-
J Gardner Dr. x 28 Tobacco 84 x 35 Coffee 70 x 9 Sugar 18 x 6 fire steels 172 x 3 doz Knives 75 156 x 3 gross Buttons 24 328 x 3 doz fish hooks 1.50 4.50 24 x 5 doz alls 5.00 342 x 9 doz Rings 1 9 x 2 peaces Binding 6 x 3 peaces Ribband 9 x 7 pr Scissors 2.00 14 x 2 doz combs 3 x 1 1/2 gr. Thread 3.00 4.50 x 7 doz flints 3.50 x 7 1/2 yds Scarlett $6 45 x 5 1/8 do do 30.70 x 6 yd Stroud -5 30 x 32 Powder- x 43 Coffee
[On facing page:] Mr Prudum Dr 36 Beaver- 108 80.25 propotin Sugar & due 28.75 Coffee 7 75 7.25 21.50 4 Knives 6 4 Beads 5 20 doz rings 2 6 yds Ribbon 3 2 doz alls 2 4 1/2 doz hooks 1 2 doz Buttons 2 2 " Large 3 2 yd coth 6 12 2 Scarlett 8 68.75 12.50 80.25 Mr Lolo 41 Beaver- 2 Knives 4 50 52 75 5 Beads 25 12 50 Sugar & Coffee 7 75 66 25 1/2 doz alls 1 doz hooks- 2 41 3 Combs 1 50 3 2 doz Buttons 3 - 123 3 doz Small do 2 fire steel 1 doz flint 1 50 1 1/2 yds cloth 4 50
Mr Carson 51 Beaver- 3 otter- 2.50 propotion of 18 Coff 7.75 do sugar- 61 3 Knives 4 50 3 Beads-5 15 - - doz rings 1 50 1 1/2 yd Cloth 9 the doz Buttons 2 50 53 75 ---------- Mr Montour 45 Beaver 135 1 otter 2.50 2 50 137 50 Sugar & coffee 7 75 8 75 3 Knives 7 50 ----- 5 Beads $5 25 128 75 1 doz rings 2 10 yd Ribband 5 2 doz alls 4 1/2 doz hooks 1 2 doz Buttons 3 2 yd Cloth 12 4 Scarlett 8
Sanicce Lardemarke 49 1/2 Beaver- 46 do - otter --- --- 2. 50 Sugar & Coffee 4 Beads 5 20 Sugar & Coffee 3 4 Knives 150 6 powder & lead 7 - flints 1 - --------------- John B. Lou alessa 87 lb Beaver - Sugar & Coffee 12 3 Beads 5 17 50 Sugar & Coffee 3 4 Knives 6 Brech cloth 2 50 Powder & Lead 7
Pierre 100 Beaver - - Sugar & Coffee 3 Beads-5 15 00 8 Knives - 12 1 Coffee & Sugar 6 4 Lead- 4 2 powder & Lead 14 flints 2 Bag 2 --------- Mt Anance 17 Beaver - Sugar & Coffee 7 75 3 Knives - 4 50 2 1/2 Beads 0.50 12 1/2 doz rings 2 1/2 doz alls 1 Sugar & coffee Powder Lead 12 50 Tobacco 7 25 46 75
Mr Godan 46 Beaver - 138 Due $86 50 Sugar & Coffee 7 75 2 Knives 3 2 Beads - 10 doz rings 2 - 1/2 doz all 1 - yd coth 6 doz flints 1 Tobacco 7 25 Powder & Lead 12 50 50 50 fire steel - 1 ---- 53 50 J. B. Finly 13 Beaver 49 2 Knives Sugar & Coffee - 7 50 2 1/2 Beads 5 17 50 1 doz rings 2 - 2 yds Ribbon 1 Comb 50 Buttons - 1 Scarlett 1 powder & Lead 12 50 43 00
Mr. Monteau 67 75 am Brot over fire steel 1 Pistol 20 88 75 7 50 96 25 12 50 108 75 137 50 due - 28 75 Tobacco - 7 50 Pistol 20 28 50 52 75 Mr Lolo Coth 5 7 Beaver $21 - Tobacco 7 25 Powder Lead 12 50 77 50
Mr Monteaus Bill Chochenelle Blue Cloth 2 Worsted assorted Coper - Kettle-2 gallons 4 Beads -
Gardner &c Dr- 6 Beads 18 Bag 62 Lead 62 pads marto 90
Cr. 44 Beaver 43 do 42 do 49 do 39 do 15 do $12 deduct --- 232
Isaac Gilbreth cr By 189 lb Beaver pr Smith & Co. $567 $ 3 ------- Thomas Vergil c by 107 1/2-$3 321 75 ------- Wm Bell c by 50 Beaver-$3 150 ------- Robt Nutt 156 lb $ 2 212 ------- Stephen Terry By 113. lb Beaver $2 226 ------- Thomas Eddy... By 56 Beaver $ 2.00 112 ------- E. Able 4 1/4 Beaver $ 3.00 12 75 ------- Jedediah Smith Cr B. 57 - 58 - 58 - 56 - 59 -344 By 57 - 61 - - 57 . 59 . 54 288 632
[Entire page struck out] Jedediah Smith Brot up 632 110 742 58 lbs 52 110 --------- G. Jackson 8 Beaver $ 3.00 J. Smith 19 - 57 189 742 69 107 83 53 50 ---- 55 156 1567 166 668 52 113 1800 52 516 120 54 4 140 Fitzpatrick 33 --- 3100 57 675 461 56 592 166 54 --- 668 592 83 675 83 132 --- ---- 675 8829
[on facing pages] Jedediah Smith D. Cr. 1 By 668 Beaver $ 275 --------------- James Clyman Dr. By 45 Beaver 26 54 30 155 lbs 11 11 166 lbs.
[on facing pages] William Sublett... Cr. By 50 Beaver @ 2 50 125 - " 116 do- 2 50 290 - " Smith asst - --------- A Goodridge By 43 Beaver
[On facing pages] Ham D By 461 Beaver ---------------
Memorandum of goods for Mess. Gardner & Williams pr their order 1 doz razors 24 24 50 3 pt N W Blanketts- 450 25 Kettles 140 50 pipes 175 87 1/2 50 Coffee 175 87 1/2 75 Sugar 100 75 150 Powder 150 225 200 Lead 200 200 2 doz Bridles 36 72 6 doz Knives $9 54 1 doz gun Locks 8 96 1/2 doz rifles X 500 flour 100 500 20 yd Coth .5 100 20 Soap 100 20. 2 doz penknives 100 24 1 gr Blacksilk HKg 200 40 1 pr Rusha Sheeting 150 75 2 doz naped Hats 8 $192
Amt Botup 12 Bolts ribbon 3 36 1 pr. Green Flanel 150 60 1 do Red do 150 60 1 do Yellow 150 60 2 doz pans $18 36 2 doz tin cups 9 18 20 fusilS 20 400 00 12 pr W shoes 3 36 6 do men 4 24 10 Gallons rum $10 100 x 1 doz pomatum 100pr yd 6 2 doz files asst. 125 30 25 Beads ass'. $3 75 1/2 y Scarlet yd. 600 120 12 doz flints 50 120 2 Verdegrease 300 6 8 Vermillion 3 24 1/2 doz shalls- 36 6 doz Looking glasses 6 200 lbs Tobacco 125 250 12 chissels
amt Brot over 2 doz Sersingles $21 42

Pack No. 1 Skins 31 lbs 53 2 29 52 3 36 51 4 29 50 5 33 57 6 30 52 7 31 51 8 29 50 9 36 57 10 38 50 11 31 51 12 28 50 13 32 57 14 31 57 15 31 57 16 36 50 17 32 54 18 33 50 19 28 50 20 18 25 21 55 22 20 23 50 24 31 50 25 35 50 90 150 3 ---- 270 9000 450 ---- 16000 31500