Below are my transcription of a receipt sold on eBayJan 2005 and a photo of the receipt itself, a valuable indicator of the life and times of residents in the antebellum town of Cahaba former capital of Alabama and county seat of Dallas County.
SAMUEL M. HILL dealer in FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC DRY GOODS Ready Made Clothing etc. etc. etc etc. etc. etc. etc. tc. etc. etc etc. etc. etc. etc.tc. [other illegible] etc. etc etc. tc. etc. etc.tc. etc. etc
Miss Clementine Saffold
To SAMUEL M. HILL, Dr. Dealer in American and European Dry Goods
5 Doz G_____ 200 6 doz Callico 90
2 Kieffle [other illegible]
4 Union HKp 80
Received Payment of James Saffold Guardian for Clementine Saffold August 19, 1855