Interesting way to get finished socks...putting down a deposit.
Cleveland mourning leader. (Cleveland OH) August 27, 1862 - Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. LOC
1000 WOMEN WANTED,--TO receive Yarn and knit into Soldiers Socks.
For each pound delivered, a pledge of 75 cents will be required, to be refunded when the Socks are returned, together with an additional amount of 75 cents for knitting the same.
CLEVELAND WORSTED CO.,