Found some advertisements for Alpaca Hose...This ones for you my friend Deborah :)
The Arkansas Whig [Little Rock, Arkansas] May 25, 1854
Dry Goods and Clothing Selling off at Cost.
…black, white and mixed Cotton Hose, black Alpaca Hose,…
Richmond Enquirer [Virginia] October 1, 1850
VALENTINE, CRENSHAW & CO
Ladies’ black and white, plain and embroidered silk Hose and half Hose
Ladies’ spun Silk, Moravian and cotton Hosiery
Misses’ and boys mixed black and white Hose and half Hose
Ladies’ Lamb’s Wool, Cashmere and Alpaca Hose
Heavy woolen and cotton Hose for servants, all sizes
The Constitution [Middletown Connecticut] February 24, 1847
NEW SPRING GOODS...
Gloves and Hosiery.
Gents,…English, French and spun silk hose, Alpaca Hose, Merion, Cashmere, worsted and woolen House, Ladies cotton Hose of every color and quality; Misses Merion, lambs wool and cotton Hosiery, all kinds.
Boon’s Lick Times [Fayette, MO] October 10, 1846
For the Ladies.
We are now offering a desirable lot of the following styles of Goods, which we invite your attention to—
Lambs wool Cashmere and Alpaca hose,
Lamb’s wool and cotton do.
Telegraph and Texas Register [Texas] April 23, 1845
DRY GOODS FOR CASH.
NORH & BROTHERS
Magazine Street, corner of Common,
…mixed English half hose; brown and mixed German do; mixed French do; blue cotton do; gray cotton hose (for servants;) ladies’ brown mixed and black cotton holes; children’s white do do; Ladies’ black cashmere hose; do worsted; do Alpaca do; do mode color do; do white cotton do; do blue do do; woolen socks,…
The Jeffersonian [New Orleans, Louisiana] December 16, 1845
Marshall & James, Wholesale Dry Goods Dealers, No. 18 Chartres street, are now in receipt of their fall and winter stock of DRY GOODS, which they are selling very low for cash or approved credit, their stock in part consists of—
500 dozen Cotton, Silk, Merino, Cashmere and Alpaca Hose;