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Shoe repair bill.

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German Transcription

New Hamburg     Jan. 2. 1865

[Date] [Item] [Dollar] [Cents] [Fraction]
1862 Martin Anthes d to p Niebel
Mar 17 to 2 halfsole   62 00
" " " 2 halfsoles & patchs     50
July 26 repairing ---   87 1/2
Octo 15 repairing wife   6 1/4
" " " repair boots Wilm made   87 1/2
Nov 22 repairing half & h   87 1/2
" " " 1 pair Boots footings $ 3    
" " " 1 pair Shoes Wife $ 1 62 1/2
  to Balance Due $ 8 43 3/4
1863
Jan 3 repairing Wm   62 1/2
May 26 repairing "   70  
Octo 3 pair Hop Boots Wm $ 1 25  
    $11 01 1/4
Jan 2 1864 to intress for $8.43 3/4   50  
1865   $11 51 1/4
Jan 2 to 1 year intres   69  
" " " " Ballance Due $12 20 1/4

Lieber F. Martin Anthes [,]
Indem sich mier Gelegenheit darbietet dies deine Rechnung zu schicken so sei so gut und gieb Boullee das Geld wenn möglich. Oder unterzeigne diesen Note, schicke hin mit Boullee zuruck [.]
Dein Ergebenter Freund
Jacob Niebel

Translator's comment:
The note in German at the bottom of this bill is written in Old German Script, but the rest is written in English and in Roman lettering. There are a few words in the German note which are written in Roman script (e.g. Boullee); these are indicated by boldface.

English Translation

New Hamburg     Jan. 2. 1865

[Date] [Item] [Dollar] [Cents] [Fraction]
1862 Martin Anthes d to p Niebel
Mar 17 to 2 halfsole   62 00
" " " 2 halfsoles & patchs     50
July 26 repairing ---   87 1/2
Octo 15 repairing wife   6 1/4
" " " repair boots Wilm made   87 1/2
Nov 22 repairing half & h   87 1/2
" " " 1 pair Boots footings 3    
" " " 1 pair Shoes Wife $1 62 1/2
  to Balance Due $ 8 43 3/4
1863
Jan 3 repairing Wm   62 1/2
May 26 repairing "   70  
Octo 3 pair Hop Boots Wm 1 25  
    11 01 1/4
Jan 2 1864 to intress for $8.43 3/4   50  
1865   $ 11 51 1/4
Jan 2 to 1 year intres   69  
" " " " Ballance Due $ 12 20 1/4

Dear F. Martin Anthes,
Since I am presented with an opportunity to send you this invoice of mine, be so good as to give Boullee the money if possible. Or sign this note, send it back with Boullee.
Yours most respectfully,
Jacob Niebel

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